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Cartier used Diamond-black ADLC coating to redefine two classic models of Santos De Cartier collection. Santos 100 Carbon and Balloon Bleu De Cartier Carbon show the black appearance, meanwhile those classic features created by the brand gain the further extension.

Cartier Santos 100 Carbon
A great number of people know about the history of Cartier Santos collection. The first men’s wristwatch created by Louis Cartier in 1904 was given to Albert Santos-Dumont, a Brazilian pilot. As time flies, the appearance of the style of the Santos collection never change a lot. Cartier marked the centenary of the watch with a new version, the Santos 100. New styles of the Santos 100 are designed to get rid of the stale and bring forth the fresh. It’s due to the distinctive shape design and a new in-house movement that the Santos 100 Carbon appears the different features from the rest.

At first glance, Cartier Santos 100 Carbon 2016 is similar to the Santos 100 ADLC released in 2009, but the old model has a nude bezel. It’s obvious that their dimensions are different by a comparison of the two models. Besides, the second hand of the new model is coated in red, bold and lifeful. Made of refined steel, the whole case is coated with ADLC (Amorphous Diamond-like Carbon), close to DLC. It’s a PACVD coating specifically developed for luxury and fashion goods. Its characteristic hardness and impact and scratch resistance combined with the noble black metallic look make the carbon watch stylish and modern. Close up, we see that the ADLC case boasts drawing process perfectly. The black calfskin strap extends from the large case, 51 mm x 41.3 mm. Thanks for curved lugs designed according to shapes of wrists, Cartier Santos 100 Carbon pressed around the wrist perfectly. The watch is equipped with Cal. 1847 MC launched in 2015, reliable and durable.
Santos 100 Carbon Watch
Calibre 1847 MC: Manufacture mechanical movement with automatic winding
Material: Steel and ADLC case
Crown: 7-faceted crown set with a faceted synthetic spinel
Dial color: Black
Hand: Sword-shaped hands in steel and luminescent material
Glass: Sapphire crystal
Bracelet: Black calfskin strap with steel triple adjustable folding clasp
Case dimensions: 51.1 mm x 41.3 mm, thickness: 10.34 mm
Water-resistant to 10 bar (approx. 100 metres)

Cartier calibre 1847 MC No DateMovement: Automatic
Display: Analog
Diameter: 25.60 mm
Thickness: 3.6 mm
Jewels: 23
Power reserve: approx 42 hours
Frequency: 28,800
Hands: Hours, Minutes, Seconds

Balloon Bleu De Cartier Carbon
As one of the most popular collections, Balloon Bleu De Cartier watch enjoys a high reputation for its classic look, iconic features and high-end craftsmanship in the watchmaking field, even the top watchmaking field. The Balloon Bleu Carbon watch retains almost all features from the collection. Although the watch doesn’t come with blued-steel hands, sword-shaped hour and minute hands with luminescent material and the second hand boast high readability. Balloon Bleu De Cartier Carbon is equipped with in-house Cal. 1847 MC, like Santos 100 Carbon watch. Both of them have classic features and modern style on whether the appearance or the movement. What’s more, you never are upset that you should change your wristwatches according to different occasions, because either of them can meet your demands and stand out your charm.

Balloon Bleu De Cartier Carbon
Calibre 1847 MC: Manufacture mechanical movement with automatic winding
Material: Steel and ADLC case
Crown: Fluted crown set with a synthetic cabochon-shaped spinel
Dial color: Black
Hand: Sword-shaped hands in steel and luminescent material
Glass: Sapphire crystal
Bracelet: Black calfskin strap with steel double adjustable folding buckle
Calendar: Dial aperture at 3 O’clock
Case dimensions: 42.1 mm, thickness: 13 mm
Water-resistant to 3 bar (approx. 30 metres)