Ballon Bleu de Cartier Flying Tourbillon

Ballon Bleu de Cartier Flying Tourbillon

As a watch lover, sometimes I wish I were a man. Watchmakers tend to pour more time and money into men's models, and though a jeweler, Cartier is no exception. Ballon Bleu is my favorite new model at Maison Cartier, and the Flying Tourbillon is top of the line -- the first Cartier watch to bear the Geneva Seal with 19 jewels 9452 MC Calibre movement. It doesn't hurt that it's beautiful, either. Sigh.

  • The new Ninth Mayan Underworld watch by De Bethune has a solid gold dial that has been hand-engraved by Michèle Rothen, and enhanced by 31 flame-blued steel inserts. The hour circle displays the numerals of Mayan numbering system,... The new Ninth Mayan Underworld watch by De Bethune has a solid gold dial that has been hand-engraved by Michèle Rothen, and enhanced by 31 flame-blued steel inserts. The hour circle displays the numerals of Mayan numbering system, while the inner ring presents the 20 glyphs of divinities, animals and sacred objects representing the various days of the calendar.