The rounded elegance of the Tortue watch is a testament to the pure timelessness that has been synonymous with Cartier watchmaking for over a century.
Sensual, elegant and timeless, the Tortue model possesses a powerful personality with its unconventional round curves.
Initially created for women, Cartier introduced a men’s model in 1928. It featured a single push-piece chronograph, a fine example of the engineering and technical prowess of Louis Cartier.
Designed by Louis Cartier in 1912, the Tortue collection has been one of Cartier’s most coveted models since 1915.
Recognized as representing a creative milestone in Cartier's history, the Tortue watch design is particularly prized by collectors. The record for a Cartier watch at auction is held by a 1929 Tortue watch minute repeater.
Generous With its generous, elegant design an...
With its generous, elegant design and unconventional curves, the Tortue wristwatch is a striking yet restrained presence on the wrist.
The Tortue watch's evocative design has sparked the creativity of Cartier watchmakers for generations.
While its design is rooted in history, the Tortue collection embodies a modern sensibility, hence its enduring popularity amongst both women and men.
Authentic elegance Exuding a strong, elegant...
Exuding a strong, elegant personality, the smaller version of the Tortue watch makes a statement on a woman’s wrist.
The Tortue model is available in different sizes (small, large and extra large). Cartier often uses the Tortue model for its complication watches: the single push-piece chronograph, perpetual calendar, minute repeater, power reserve, and so on.