Tag Archives: Cartier

Panthère De Cartier

When Louis Cartier imagined  the  first panther décor in 1914, his inspiration was Jeanne Toussaint, or “la panthère”as she was known.  His muse was enlightened, refined  and sophisticated. Many Cartier models featuring her namesake feline emblem are available at Josephson Opticians’ locations throughout … Continue reading

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Glamourous Glasses

Since its inception in 1976, the “Festival Of Festivals” has grown and evolved into the much revered “Toronto International Film Festival”.  Respected cinephile Roger Ebert had suggested our film festival was second only to Cannes in importance and influence internationally. … Continue reading

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The Clear Advantage

During the hours of reduced light throughout our bleak mid-winter, a revolutionary lens treatment now exists which can enhance your visual experience as you revel in the sun’s rays. Premium brands Cartier and Chrome Hearts now offer sunglass models featuring patented … Continue reading

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Panthère Wild de Cartier

With exceptional attention to detail and precision Cartier’s master craftsmen produce luxury eyewear to the highest standards.  The models within the  Panthère Wild de Cartier collection incorporate  iconic motifs unique to the venerated design house. The injection molded panthère  heads are hand … Continue reading

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The Great Escape

If  you require a reprieve from the bleak midwinter , this ‘pilot’ could spirit you away on a flight of fancy!   Crafted in limited edition by the venerated Maison Cartier, this exceptional frame  features fine modern lines, subtle brown … Continue reading

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Rare and Refined

A new addition to our selection of Cartier frames is a handsome and exceptional sunglass. Crafted from the burl wood of a tree native to the Ambon Island in Indonesia, the temples of this model feature a distinctive tangled vain. … Continue reading

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Artisanal Cat Eye

The  panther is the most recognizable  animal motif associated with the venerated  house of  Cartier.  A pattern based on the the cat’s spotted coat was first incorporated as a design element on a wrist watch in 1914. Due to her … Continue reading

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