Cartier always uses cheetah as the source of inspiration. This animal image inspires Cartier’s watchmaking masters. At the same time, Cartier’s watchmaking masters have given endless different images of cheetahs, or smart, or Mystery, or charm, comes to life. Cheetah, as the iconic animal image in Cartier watches, this time with a funny appearance, a new interpretation of a complex function watch.
Cartier is not only a pioneer in the field of modern watchmaking, it is also a leader in the field of fine jewelry. This time Cartier cleverly used diamonds, black lacquer and emeralds to combine the new movement with the image of a cheetah with exquisite jewelry craftsmanship. The superb jewellery craftsmanship made Cartier present a lifelike three-dimensional cheetah image.
The design of this watch is very unique. The cheetah is transformed into a timepiece. With the hidden mechanism, the time does not need the time scale, but is presented on the dial in a unique way. The leopard head and claw show the minutes, and the round ball shows the hours. The watch dial presents the innocent and lively cheetah and diamond ball chasing playful movements.
The watch is made of 18K white gold with a 40 mm diameter case and a case thickness of 12.05 mm. On the dial, the 18K white gold cheetah seems to jump out from the depths of the dial, showing the innocent appearance of chasing balls and playing. The cheetah pattern is paved with 254 brilliant-cut round diamonds with a total weight of 1 carat, embellished with black lacquered leopard spots, and the eyes of the leopard are inlaid with emeralds.
The side of the 18K white gold case is set with brilliant cut round diamonds, which endlessly shine, echoing the cheetah composed of diamonds in the center of the dial.
The bead-shaped crown is set with a crystal clear diamond, which is refined and small.
The watch is equipped with a lilac crocodile leather strap, 18K white gold folding buckle, set with brilliant-cut round diamonds.
The watch is equipped with a Cartier 9918 MC workshop-finished self-winding mechanical movement with a diameter of 25.6 mm and a thickness of 5.61 mm. It consists of 214 parts. The movement merges with the leopard body, presenting a lively and dynamic dial landscape. The watch offers a power reserve of approximately 48 hours and a water-resistant depth of 30 meters.
Summary: On the Panthère Joueuse cheetah decoration watch with complex functions, the cheetah shows the innocent appearance of chasing the ball and playing. At the same time, the cheetah and the ball transform the time display function. The entire watch is not full of diamonds while having a heavy sense of age, but is full of childishness and lively.