Inside Cartier's 11th Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition
Maison Cartier is showcasing over 150 creations at the Qatar event
This week at Doha, Maison Cartier showcases over 150 creations at the Doha Jewellery and Watches exhibition. The new space is inspired by Maison Cartier's legendary address at “13 rue de la Paix”, along with place Vendôme in Paris. “We are extremely pleased to participate once more at the Doha jewellery and watches exhibition, which is a great platform to demonstrate Maison Cartier exceptional high jewellery creations and latest watchmaking innovations” says Laurent Gaborit, Regional Managing Director of Cartier Middle East, India and Africa. A series of exclusive salons, including the “Jeanne Toussaint” salon, which was named after the company's director of jewellery at Cartier in 1933 and nicknamed “La Panthère”. Toussaint had a hand in designing Cartier’s most spectacular Panthère collections. Maison Cartier presents for the first time creations from its latest high jewellery collection “L'Odyssée de Cartier - Parcours d'un style (journey of style)” This includes this Orient inspired bracelet, with geometric motifs, star-shaped designs, precious mashrabiya. At its centre is a 67.93-carat emerald-cut aquamarine surrounded by an oriental palette of diamonds, aquamarines, obsidian and brilliants. This collection contains a thousand different facets that portray the various sources of inspiration and influences, such as the Orient, Africa and the iconic “Panthère”. The Exhibition is on display from February 24 – March 2. Visitors can also journey through the Maison’s fine watchmaking collection. Men’s watches from the “Geneva Seal” range include the Rotonde de Cartier Mysterious calibre 9454 MC and the Ballon Bleu De Cartier Flying Tourbillon calibre 9452 MC.