Three Facts About Cartier Bracelets That Will Surprise You

If you’re among lucky owners of precious Cartier jewelry pieces, like bracelets for example, you probably used to by now to an extra attention and hearing compliments toward your sense of style when wearing the jewelry. Today, we want to bring these three interesting facts about Cartier bracelets to a spotlight. You might be surprised to learn some of them.

Cartier Love bracelets are sold with screwdrivers

Cartier Love bracelet has been featured in popular culture as a contemporary symbol of love and commitment. The Love bracelet concept--a flat yellow, gold or rose gold bangle, studded with diamonds, and featuring crews motifs--was created in 1970s New York. The Love bracelet designer, Aldo Cipullo, was an Italian-American jewelry designer. Prices for the bracelets differ depending on the item's materials and some can exceed $35,000.   These are known facts, but did you know Love Bracelets were named "the biggest problem item" by airlines security personnel and a Transportation Security Administration? This is due to the need for airline passengers to remove all metal items when passing through Airport security metal detectors and because a tool is needed to remove the Cartier Love bracelets. Unlike traditional bracelets, which are either wide enough to slip them over the hand onto the wrist or can readily be opened in order to put them on, the Love bracelet is designed to be opened only by using a special screwdriver that is supplied with every bracelet.

Cartier Trinity Ring Bracelet

Cartier's Trinity collection story dates back 1924, to the ring that has inspired the intertwined jewelry pieces and remained one of the classic jewelry designs of all time. The Trinity design was created by Louis Cartier. He was the founder of the company in Paris, France, in 1847 by remained under family control until 1964.The three interlaced bands in pink, yellow and white gold symbolize love, fidelity and friendship.  

Proceed With Care

Keep your jewelry away from intense sources of heat and extreme temperature changes. Be sure to check that the clasp and safety catch, as well as the settings of the stones. Jewelry can become scratched when coming into contact with one another. Store them individually in the Cartier box or pouch that you received at the time of purchase. Chains should be closed and laid flat so as to avoid their becoming tangled. Be sure to avoid storing multiple pieces of jewelry together with separation, so as to avoid scratches. 

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