Cartier: The Impossible Collection Coffee Table Display Book

£1,199

A Treasure Trove of Luxury

For design aficionados and lovers of all things luxurious, Assouline's "Cartier: The Impossible Collection" offers a captivating glimpse into the dazzling world of one of history's most prestigious jewellers. This exquisitely crafted volume delves deep into Cartier's rich heritage and enduring allure, showcasing 100 of the brand's most stunning and innovative creations.

A Legacy of Unequaled Prestige: From Royal Courts to Global Icon

"Cartier: The Impossible Collection" takes you on a captivating journey through the history of this iconic brand. Established in the 19th century, Cartier quickly rose to prominence, becoming the first international jeweller with boutiques in Paris, London, and New York. Royal warrants from prestigious courts further solidified the brand's reputation for unequalled prestige.

Beyond Gemstones: A Revolution in Style

Cartier's legacy extends beyond its exquisite gemstones. The brand pioneered a revolutionary style that has remained timeless. Cartier's designs have captured the essence of each era, from the neoclassical delicacy of the Garland style to the bold geometrics of Art Deco, adapting to trends while remaining true to their core principles of elegance and sophistication.

A Universe of Inspiration: From Art Deco to the Panther Motif

"Cartier: The Impossible Collection" explores the diverse influences that have shaped Cartier's design aesthetic. The book delves into iconic creations by legendary creative director Jeanne Toussaint, the evolution of the Panther motif, and the vibrant Tutti Frutti collection. Each chapter reveals the stories behind these masterpieces, offering a deeper appreciation for the artistry and innovation that lies at the heart of Cartier's legacy.

A Collector's Dream: 100 Objects of Enchantment

Featuring engaging texts and exquisite photography, "Cartier: The Impossible Collection" showcases 100 of Cartier's most breathtaking objects and jewels. From dazzling necklaces to intricate clocks, each piece represents a testament to the brand's unwavering commitment to craftsmanship and artistic excellence.

Whether you're a collector, a design enthusiast, or simply someone who appreciates the finer things in life, "Cartier: The Impossible Collection" is a must-have addition to your home decor collection.

Cartier, a name synonymous with luxury, artistry, and timeless design, boasts a rich heritage dating back to the 19th century. By 1909, the brand had become the world's first international jeweler, establishing prestigious boutiques in Paris, London, and New York. Royal warrants from discerning courts further solidified Cartier's reputation for unequaled prestige.

Beyond its exquisite gemstones, Cartier's legacy lies in its pioneering spirit. The brand revolutionized jewelry design, developing a unique style that has transcended eras. From the neoclassical delicacy of the Garland collection to the bold geometrics of Art Deco, Cartier's designs have captured the essence of each era, adapting to trends while maintaining a core commitment to elegance and sophistication.

  • 224 pages
  • 195 illustrations
  • English language

Dimensions:

Width 40.5 cm Length 48 cm Depth 7.6 cm

Despatch of this item is approximately 7 to 10 days from the date of ordering.

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