Santos de Cartier watches

In 1904, Louis Cartier granted the wish of famous Brazilian pilot Alberto Santos Dumont: to be able to tell time while in the air. Thus, one of the first wristwatches was born: the Santos de Cartier watch collection. The rounded angles of the dial, the seamless curve of the horns, and the exposed screws made for an iconic watch that would inspire countless reinterpretations for both men and women.

Santos de Cartier Galbée watches

Who other than Louis Cartier was capable of granting the wish of famous Brazlilian aviator Santos Dumont, to be able to tell time whole flying? This friendship, formed in 1904, yielded one of the first ever wristwatches. The iconic model is reinterpreted here with a slightly curved case embellished with exposed screws, modest and elegant in equal measures.

Santos de Cartier Galbée watches

Cartier Santos Dumont watches

In 1904, Louis Cartier granted the wish of famous Brazilian aviator Alberto Santos Dumont: to be able to tell time while flying. Thus, one of the first wristwatches was born. Featuring geometric shapes and exposed screws, the watch quickly became an icon for men and women. The Santos watch rose to the ranks of a classic that would defy the hands of time.

Cartier Santos Dumont watches

Cartier Santos 100 watches

Louis Cartier created the Santos watch in 1904, sealing his friendship with the aviator Alberto Santos Dumont. The famous aviator's wish was granted: he could check the time while flying. The dial's rounded angles and exposed screws made this an iconic timepiece. Cartier marked the centenary of the watch with the introduction of the Santos 100 for men and women.

Cartier Santos 100 watches