Cartier Must de Ronde Trinity
"White gold for friendship, yellow gold for fidelity, rose gold for love"
One of the oldest Cartier jewelry collections still in existence today, the Trinity line was created by Louis Cartier in 1924. Characterized by three interlocking rings — each in white, yellow, and pink gold. Aside from looking great, each of the colors represents a deeper meaning. The white band symbolizes friendship, while the yellow band represents fidelity. This leaves us with the rose gold band, which of course, signifies love. The Must de Cartier concept came about in 1973, when two men put their heads together to think of a creative solution to revive Cartier. The two men are Robert Hocq and Alain-Dominique Perrin. Hocq, who came from a lighter business background, had successfully turned the lighter into the must-have Cartier accessory at the end of 1960s and into the 1970s. This opened up opportunities for Cartier to develop beyond jewellery to areas such as leather goods, pens, fragrances and watches that were affordable and desirable for every day, but still had that Cartier magical aura around it. Coining the phrase “Les Must de Cartier,” Hocq wanted to create a line of products that one simply needed to have. He appointed Perrin as the new CEO of Les Must de Cartier, which became Cartier’s lower-priced spin-off line. What really set the ball rolling, according to Perrin in an interview he did with FHH Journal, was the launch of the silver gilt Must watches in 1977, including a Must de Cartier Tank that retailed for just US$500. The Must de Cartier Tank paid tribute to the original Tank Louis Cartier, but was released in a variety of dial options in dark blue, red, and black, even a striped three-tone gold. It was the first time Cartier has mass produced a watch to such scale. It was also the first time Cartier had launched a watch in a non-precious metal. But it worked. The watch was a massive hit. From selling just 3,000 watches a year, by the end of the 1970s the brand had exceeded the 160,000 mark.
Cartier was founded in 1847 in Paris by the jeweller Louis-François Cartier, who in 1899 handed over to his three sons. They would establish the company internationally, not least by making the Cartier name a favourite among the crowned heads of Europe. Named ""King of Jewellers, Jeweller of Kings"", the brand was quick to turn its attention to watches. Many have become modern-day icons, such as the Santos (1904), the first wristwatch actually ever created, the Tortue (1912) and the Tank (1919). They were followed by other noteworthy creations, including the Pasha, the Santos 100, the Ballon Bleu and the Calibre. The Cartier family retained ownership of the firm until 1964. It is now part of the Richemont Group.
Glass: Saphire Crystal
Case Material: Silver, 18ct. Gold Plated
Bezel Material: Silver, 18ct. Gold Plated
Case Back Material: Silver, 18ct. Gold Plated
Dial Handstyle: Cartier Hands
Number Of Stones: 9
Clasp Type: Pin Buckle
Clasp Material: Stainless Steel, 18ct. Gold Plated
Watches with metal or precious metal straps often have a fixed length. To make sure that the watch fits you, measure the circumference of your wrist using our template and compare it with the information under "Strap".
In case it does not fit, please contact us shortly. Each band can be customized, which we will gladly do for you.
14d Functional Warranty
Your vintage watch comes with a two weeks functional warranty. You can extend your warranty to one year by buying an additional service. Click here if you would like to extend your warranty to 1 year.
We work with a reputable and insured delivery partner to ensure that your parcel is dispatched the following business day after receipt of payment. On average, our clients within Europe can expect to receive their package within 2-5 business days, while those outside of Europe can anticipate a delivery time of 2-8 business days, depending on the carrier.
In short, we’re not that difficult when it comes to returns and exchanges. We firmly stand behind our products and do our utmost best to ensure you are completely satisfied with your purchase. You have the right to return your purchase within fourteen (14) days of receipt of the product and there’s no need to tell us why. If you wish to return your item, simply let us know and we will arrange a collection. Once returned to us, we will reimburse the relevant amount ras voucher for zrhbrg.ch, including the costs of delivery and excluding the return costs.
The authenticity of your watch is guaranteed by our qualified and licensed watchmakers based in Zurich, Switzerland.
Every watch is covered by a working guarantee.
In addition, you can have the watch fully serviced before delivery , in which case we give you a 1-year functional guarantee. The warranty is worldwide valid. This will enable you to receive assistance regardless of your country of residence.
Personal taste can evolve. To ensure the right fit, you can trade in your watch purchased on Zurichberg anytime and upgrade to a new timepiece. Your personal timepiece can thereby evolve with you along your journey through life.
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We create an immutable and unforgeable digital passport for your watch bought on Zurichberg.
The passport proofs authenticity and your rightful ownership. Your digital asset is stored on the Interplanetary File System (IPFS), a highly secure distributed ledger.
5 Reasons for Vintage
Watches that only a few wearReason Nr. 1
Nowadays, many high-quality watches are mass-produced. Vintage watches were often made in very small series with skilled craftsmanship instead of robots.
Quality that endures generationsReason Nr. 2
In earlier eras, watches were designed to last forever, including the components. There is no such thing as obsolescence. That is what we consider quality at Zurichberg.
Polarizing and characteristic designsReason Nr. 3
Today, only a few watch manufacturers can afford to launch polarising products and therefore produce watches that are aesthetically pleasing to all.
Value for MoneyReason Nr. 4
Vintage watches are overall cheaper than new watches. This is because new watches fulfill the essential financial objectives for the manufacturers, whereas vintage watches are financially "depreciated", so to speak.
Longevity that feels greatReason Nr. 5
We believe that in order to move towards a more sustainable future, it is absolutely necessary and logical to develop a sense for the quality of the past and to reuse products instead of producing new ones.