Feminine Complications

Ballon Bleu de Cartier Flying Tourbillon watch
39 mm, rhodium-finished white gold, diamonds
REF: HPI00716

Floating like a balloon and as blue as the cabochon safely nestled in its side, the Ballon Bleu watch by Cartier adds a dash of elegance to male and female wrists alike. Roman numerals are guided on their path by a deep blue winding mechanism. With the convex curves of the case, guilloché dial, sword-shaped hands, and polished or satin-finish links of the bracelet...the Ballon Bleu watch by Cartier floats through the world of Cartier watchmaking.

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Ballon Bleu de Cartier Flying Tourbillon watch, 39 mm, Manufacture mechanical movement with manual winding, 9452 MC certified “Poinçon de Geneve”. Case in rhodium-finished 18K white gold set with 131 brilliant-cut diamonds (1.83 carats), fluted crown set with a sapphire cabochon, dial in rhodium-finished 18K white gold set with 156 brilliant-cut diamonds (0.43 carats) with silvered sunray effect. Sword-shaped hands in blued-steel. Strap in fuchsia alligator skin, double adjustable folding buckle in rhodium-finished 18K white gold set with 43 diamonds (0.42 carats). Flying tourbillon complication with seconds indicated by the C-shaped tourbillon carriage. Individually numbered movement comprising 142 parts including 19 jewels. Movement diameter: 24.9 mm, thickness: 4.5 mm, balance: 21,600 vibrations/hour, power reserve: approx. 50 hours. Sapphire case back. Case thickness: 12.9 mm. Water-resistant to 30 meters.