Ballon Bleu Watches
Before delving into the unique features of Cartier Ballon Bleu watches, here is an overview. As one of their hallmarks, the watches have sapphire cabochon winding mechanism. This is their most distinctive feature. Their dials are laced with bold roman numerals hour markers as against the normal figures.
The watches have stainless steel cases so you can be sure that they are resistant to corrosion and rust. Their bezel is also made of steel. There are models of the watches for men and women have theirs too. That is why Princess Kate Middleton is one of the fans of the brand. She has been seen wearing the Cartier Ballon Bleu watch several times.
The watches are all water-resistant and they are protected by an arc. They usually come with yellow gold or silver dial. In addition, they have sapphire crystals which are hard to break. Most importantly, the combination of all these features give them a great look and that is why they are easy to spot on the wearer’s wrist. Cartier Ballon Bleu prices range from $5,500 to about $94,000.
The watches come in 28mm, 33mm, 36mm, 40mm, 42mm, and 46mm sizes. The bigger sizes are mostly for men while the smaller sizes are for women.
The type of movement varies among the watches. Some models use HEQ movement while some other models use caliber 057 quartz movement. Apart from the two types of movements, here are other types of movements used by different Cartier Ballon Bleu watches.
• Caliber 049
• Caliber 076 automatic movement
• Caliber 430 MC manual winding movement
• Caliber 8101 MC mechanical movement
All the watches are very durable. Why won’t they last? They are water-resistant, rust-resistant, and corrosion-resistant. Their crystal is also hard to break.
Their bracelet strap adds to their elegant look. Another feature that stands the brand out is numerous models for men and women. While Princess Kate Middleton is one of their female fans, actor Johnny Depp is one of their male fans.