Tag Archives: Cartier

L’histoire de Cartier

We in the midst of moving to a new state, so I’m going to keep it short and simple this week. Here’s a lovely short video about the history of the Cartier jewelry brand. It’s narrated by the curator of … Continue reading

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Les Pendules mystérieuses

A few days ago, I wrote about the Cartier exhibit at the Grand Palais in Paris. Much to my disappointment, I won’t be able to get to this exhibit prior to its close in February 16, 2014. The next best thing … Continue reading

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Le Roi des bijoutiers

If you’re lucky enough to be in Paris before February 16, 2014, you’ll want to take in the exhibit Cartier: Le Style et l’Histoire at the Grand Palais. As stated in Town & Country magazine’s February edition, “It takes a … Continue reading

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C’est un vase rempli de parfums

Lately, I’ve been telling you about some examples of French luxury goods – cognac, shoes, and pianos. One of the ultimate centers of ultimate luxury is la place Vendôme in the heart of Paris. Home to the Ritz hotel and … Continue reading

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Explorer toutes les pistes

On April 20, 1534, Jacques Cartier set out from Saint Malo, Brittany at the request of Francis I, on the explorer’s first attempt to find a western passage to Asia. The trip across the ocean was accomplished in 20 days, but Cartier didn’t … Continue reading

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