Exoticism and Sensuality Upon the Wrist: The Cartier La Dona de Cartier watch
The Cartier La Dona de Cartier watch is a stunningly designed luxury timepiece that illuminates the exotic preferences of a luminous film star as well as the mastery of luxurious design and superb craftsmanship – two facets virtually synonymous with the house of Cartier.
A tribute to the sensual Mexican actress and Cartier patron Maria Felix, the La Dona de Cartier watch is modeled after the magnificent necklace which the star commissioned from Cartier after a visit to the Paris boutique in 1975 — accompanying her on this trip was a live baby crocodile, which the flamboyant actress requested be a model for a stunningly original piece of luxury jewelry. The result was a singular masterpiece of the jeweler’s art and a uniquely personal homage to a luminous celebrity.
Like the original Cartier necklace made famous by Maria Felix, the La Dona de Cartier watch evokes a sensuality which is inspired by the exotic form and untamed reptilian savagery of the crocodile. Supple, fluid, and unique, the interlocking bracelet links display superlative finish and flow...