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How to Sell My Cartier Love Bracelet

March 3, 2017 - Jewelry Articles
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The Legacy

New York City. 1969. As the national political spotlight turned to women, and the Feminist Movement empowered women to associate as equals amongst men, Italian jewelry designer, Aldo Cipullo created the Cartier LOVE Bracelet. Secured together by a screw, Cipullo’s iconic design has since become a simple yet universal symbol for love and commitment. Echoing the sentiments of the new women’s rights that emerged during the era, its empowering aesthetic lingers today.

Rise to Fame

Louis-François Cartier’s grandsons, Louis, Pierre, and Jacques, after becoming the heads of Maison Cartier, sought to base the Cartier Empire in Paris with a global expansion mindset. Pierre and Louis ventured to Russia in 1904, where Russian aristocrats and royalty influenced English aristocrats to the Cartier name. Jacques then took over Cartier’s British branch, where Cartier soon became jewelers to the kings of India, allowing Cartier to open an office in India in 1911. Pierre Cartier moved to New York City in 1909, where industrialists were joined by the stars of Broadway and silent films in their taste for Cartier.

Originally only sold to lovers, the Cartier LOVE bracelet began to make its way onto the wrists of those who epitomized old Hollywood, and into the fashion world decades later. Locked onto icons such as Cary Grant, Elizabeth Taylor, and Frank Sinatra, the bracelet withstood the strands of time. Today, Hollywood is fixated on the bracelet. Actresses like Angelina Jolie, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Eva Mendes wear them today, and an altruistic version of the bracelet launched, in which Cartier donated the proceeds to charities.

Not only has the LOVE Bracelet stood the test of time, it has become an icon in street style, photographed across the world’s fashion weeks. The Cartier LOVE Bracelet has been incorporated into the fast paced fashion trends, from stacking bracelets, to mixing high end with inexpensive pieces across accessories and apparel. It has appeal across all ages and styles.

Kylie Jenner, an influential teen with 86.1 million Instagram followers to her name, parades her multiple Cartier bracelets on social media, and gifts them to friends and family, currently influencing millennials and Generation Z to continue as future patrons of Cartier LOVE.

Forever Love

The Cartier LOVE bracelet’s simplistic design is a flat bangle studded with screws, a staple accessory appealing to men and women alike. Stylistically chic, two u-shaped c’s are clasped together and then fastened with a screwdriver. At launch, only lovers could purchase it, and would entrust their other half with the only thing that can open the bracelet itself. Some New York City hospitals keep a screwdriver on hand, as patients wear their bracelets “unto death do us part.” Today’s bracelets are engraved with serial numbers, kept on file at the Cartier headquarters.

Looking to sell a Cartier LOVE Bracelet?

Moved on from a past relationship and the Cartier LOVE bracelet that it represents? Selling your Cartier LOVE bracelet will allow you to buy some new jewelry as a starting over gift. Sell your Cartier LOVE bracelet for cash with WP Diamonds for a fast and easy transaction. The Better Business Bureau accredited WP Diamonds with an A+ rating; the company offers a safe and reliable service for moving on. Just fill out their online form for an estimate.

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Bio: The CEO/Founder of Pietra PR, Olga González has over ten years of experience working within the field of jewelry communications. A certified gemologist (FGA DGA) and appraiser, she specializes in growing mid to large-sized companies within the jewel...

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