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