Watch Maker
Louis Cartier

Watch Maker Louis Cartier


Louis Cartier, French watch maker: Born 1875 in Paris France. Louis Cartier and the most important steps in Cartier's family business were made over several generations by the goldsmith Louis Francois Cartier, his son Alfred Cartier, and his three grandsons, Pierre, Jacque and Louis Francois. While his father Alfred managed the production of jewelry, Louis Francois and his two brothers, Pierre and Jacques, were the ones to help the family business expand to perfume. They eventually turned the Cartier brand into the most well-known name in the world of jewelry and watchmaking.

In 1899 the Cartier family moved their Paris store to the elegant Rue de la Paix; later stores in London 1902, Moscow 1908 and New York 1909 followed. Louis founded Cartier de Paris in 1847 with an atelier on Boulevard des Italiens, that was then the most fashionable street in Paris during the time of Napoleon III and the Empress Eugenie. In 1874 Alfred Cartier, son of Louis, expanded the Cartier Watch designs and in 1899 Alfred's son Louis took over and he designed the first "aviator's" watch in 1904 for Brazilian flier, Alberto Santos Dummont, the first flat square watch. In 1917 Cartier introduces the Tankrr Watch and in 1932 Louis designed the first water tight watch.

Watch Maker

Cartier had become the world's most important watchmaker. Louis died in 1942. In 1945 his brother Pierre took over the family business and became the president of Cartier International. Later Cartier International turned into a huge multinational organization.

Louis Cartier Designer Fragrances

In 1972 Alain Perrin took over Cartier and he introduced "Must de Cartier" and "Pasha" and "Panthere". Cartier was the height of luxury for watches, jewelry and Cartier perfume.  His watches and colognes are world renown,  

Perfume and Cologne

Delices De Cartier for women  launched 2006. A beautifully blended women's fragrance. The classic perfume for women. Aroma Notes: Freesia, Amber, Pink-Pepper, Violet, Bergamot, Jasmine, Tonka Bean and Cherry

Eau De Cartier for women launched in 2001. A Brilliant women's fragrance. A glamorous perfume for women. Aroma Notes: Yuzu,Lavender, Bergamot and musk

Eau De Cartier for men offer notes of lavender, bergamot, musk and yuzo.

Must De Cartier for women launched in 1996. A soft blend in women's fragrance. A powerful ladies perfume. Aroma Notes: Light Greens, Soft Floral and Vanilla

Pasha De Cartier for men launched in 1992. A Powerful man fragrance. The best Cartier cologne for men. Aroma Notes: Mint, Citrus, Wood, Musk and Amber 

Declaration for men  launched in 1998. A delightful man fragrance. A mysterious Cartier cologne for men. Aroma Notes: Orange, Cedar, Birch-wood and Oak-Moss.

Roadster for men launched in 2008. A wildly blended man fragrance. The ideal Cartier cologne for men. Aroma Notes: Vetiver, Labdanum, Bergamot, Vanilla and Patchouli.

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