LADIES

Ladies Luxury Watches Collection

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Yes, is very right, women first pioneered wearing watches on the wrist. According to some historians Queen Elizabeth I did it first followed by Queen Marie Antoinette which commissioned a diamond ‘bracelet watch’.

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But, it looks like in 1810, Abraham-Louis Breguet designed and made it for Queen of Naples. It was a thin, oval repeater watch, mounted on a wrist-let of hair and Gold thread.

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Next was another important Swiss watch manufacturer Patek Philippe. He made it for Countess Koscowicz of Hungary in 1868 and it was more a piece of costume jewelry than a ‘timepiece’.

Nevertheless, for a long time, wristwatches were sold very badly on the male market because of their feminine image. At that time, men preferred larger and traditional pocket watches.

Find out more about Watches History following this link: Watch Wiki

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After the First World War, wristwatches – known as ‘wristlets’- remained popular with women in some chic – elegant circles. Therefore, big watchmakers started investing in the female market, encouraging women to own several watches to suit a variety of outfits and occasions.

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 Kate Middleton: the Duchess of Cambridge, wears a Cartier Ballon Bleu. Once, King Edward VII of England referred to Cartier as:

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“The jeweler of kings and the King of Jewelers.”

In fact, the Cartier company which is very well known for its jewelry and wristwatches. Nevertheless, the Cartier Collection includes the “Bestiary” (best illustrated by the Panthère brooch of the 1940s created for Wallis Simpson). Moreover, with its diamond necklace created for Bhupinder Singh the Maharaja of Patiala and the memorable “Santos” Wristwatch of 1904. In fact, over all these years, this brand becomes instantly recognizable all over the world.

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Ladies Luxury Watches Collection

LADIES

Ladies Luxury Watches Collection

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Yes, is very right, women first pioneered wearing watches on the wrist. According to some historians Queen Elizabeth I did it first followed by Queen Marie Antoinette which commissioned a diamond ‘bracelet watch’.

~

But, it looks like in 1810, Abraham-Louis Breguet designed and made it for Queen of Naples. It was a thin, oval repeater watch, mounted on a wrist-let of hair and Gold thread.

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Next was another important Swiss watch manufacturer Patek Philippe. He made it for Countess Koscowicz of Hungary in 1868 and it was more a piece of costume jewelry than a ‘timepiece’.

Nevertheless, for a long time, wristwatches were sold very badly on the male market because of their feminine image. At that time, men preferred larger and traditional pocket watches.

Find out more about Watches History following this link: Watch Wiki

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After the First World War, wristwatches – known as ‘wristlets’- remained popular with women in some chic – elegant circles. Therefore, big watchmakers started investing in the female market, encouraging women to own several watches to suit a variety of outfits and occasions.

~

 Kate Middleton: the Duchess of Cambridge, wears a Cartier Ballon Bleu. Once, King Edward VII of England referred to Cartier as:

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“The jeweler of kings and the King of Jewelers.”

In fact, the Cartier company which is very well known for its jewelry and wristwatches. Nevertheless, the Cartier Collection includes the “Bestiary” (best illustrated by the Panthère brooch of the 1940s created for Wallis Simpson). Moreover, with its diamond necklace created for Bhupinder Singh the Maharaja of Patiala and the memorable “Santos” Wristwatch of 1904. In fact, over all these years, this brand becomes instantly recognizable all over the world.

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Ladies Luxury Watches Collection

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