Cartier Ballon Bleu de Cartier
As a female with an interest in horology, it is often frustrating to see the feats of watchmaking hidden behind diamond dials that are predictably marketed as ‘charming’ and ‘alluring’. This all-too-common design approach runs the risk of creating watches that are inaccessible and monotonous for those who aren’t looking for a sparkling version of what is ultimately a smaller, more expensive version of a watch primarily meant for gentlemen.
Secondly, the Ballon Bleu de Cartier is an enduringly relevant timepiece. While gaudy watches heavily adorned with diamonds and precious metals simply don’t suit everyone, the Replica Ballon Bleu de Cartier transcends both age and time. Its subtle, stable design means there’s no danger of it going out of style, allowing it to continue down the family line to sons and daughters alike.
Naturally, the brand has played around with the Cartier Replica Watches Online, creating an array of different styles. This ranges from the inevitable sprucing up of models with diamonds and pink dials, to more complicated versions, such as a moonphase or a flying tourbillon. However, to me, minimalism is key to the austere beauty of the Ballon Bleu.
Secondly, The Most Beautiful Everyday Ballon Bleu de Cartier Replica Watches is an enduringly relevant timepiece. While gaudy watches heavily adorned with diamonds and precious metals simply don’t suit everyone, the Ballon Bleu de Cartier transcends both age and time. Its subtle, stable design means there’s no danger of it going out of style, allowing it to continue down the family line to sons and daughters alike.
Looking at the Best Performing Replica Watches, the graceful arc steadfastly protecting the fluted crown inevitably draws one’s attention. However, this elegant and iconic integrated crown guard doesn’t come without a downside. Dust easily gets into the small concave within, and this tiny inner space can be irritatingly difficult to clean.
The blue cabochon is an important and recognisable design feature that is very noticeable on other Cartier watches, such as the Pasha du Cartier or Santos-Dumont. However, once again, the Most Exquisite Luxury Ballon Bleu de Cartier Replica ultimately dials it down.The stainless-steel model undoubtedly reigns supreme in comparison with, for example, the bicolour version, which features a somewhat garish yellow-gold crown within the stainless-steel arc.
The silver opaline dial is not only sunburst but also guilloché, playfully switching between the two motifs. Aside from that, the dial keeps things relatively simple, featuring unapologetically large black “Frappé” Roman numerals. The VII numeral integrates the Cheap Cartier Replica logo, Meanwhile, the numeral III, along with the minute track, curves inwards to make room for the oval concave around the blue spinel cabochon. This is another design feature that is unique to the Ballon Bleu de Cartier.
In photographs, the sword-shaped, polished blue steel hands stand out proudly. However, in real life, their blue colour are somewhat harder to make out unless in bright lighting, due to their fairly dark hue. At 6 o’clock, almost as if to prove a point, the words “SWISS MADE” are printed across the slim guilloché outer ring. This brings us to the movement.
This Cartier Replica Watches design is all about simplicity and clarity, and, thankfully, it has the calibre to match. The 36 mm model houses the self-winding Cartier calibre 076. Using the ETA 2671 as its base, the movement has a diameter of 17.2 mm and integrates 25 jewels. As you might expect in this price range, protecting the movement is a solid stainless-steel caseback.
The movement beats at a perfectly respectable frequency of 4 Hz, and provides an equally decent power reserve of approximately 38 hours. Additionally, it uses a Glucydur balance – made with a non-magnetic, hard copper alloy, it protects the movement from the likes of laptops.
Personally, I’m neither a leather strap nor bicolour bracelet fan, and on the Cartier Replica, I don’t think anything fits better than the stainless-steel bracelet option, held together with screws. The bracelet, which is a mixture of brushed and polished steel, is well suited to the timepiece’s simple yet strong feel.