Cartier Precious Collection

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Precious Eyewear Savoir-Faire

The Precious Collection is the highest segment the Cartier Eyewear offers, expressing their unique savoir-faire. Each frame is worked on by hand by one of only 3 dedicated master artisans in the world who are able to ensure the most superior quality and absolute durability of these pieces over time. This collection specifically uses noble materials such as 18 karat Solid Gold and ethically sourced gemstones of the highest of the 4 Categories to ensure exceptional brilliance.

Optical Illusions of San Mateo is home to the only Precious Diamond piece created by Cartier in the United States. Book an appointment at our practice in San Mateo to discover the Precious Collection with our master opticians.


Sertissage Process

The craftsmanship to set each diamond into the frame is called sertissage. Each diamond is set by hand by dedicated artisans into the appropriate seat which is previously created.

The final hold is provided by creating gold griffes around the diamonds that have both and aesthetical and functional purpose, keeping the precious stones firmly in place.

Our Locations

San Mateo

  • 194 Hillsdale Shopping Center
  • San Mateo, CA 94403

San Jose

  • 377 Santana Row, Suite #1115
  • San Jose, CA 95128

San Ramon

  • 6000 Bollinger Canyon Road, Suite #1104
  • San Ramon, CA 94583


  • 9309 Glacier Hwy, Suite A103
  • Juneau, AK 99801

Family Eye Exams

An eye exam is an essential part of preventive health care. At Optical Illusions, we invest in industry-leading diagnostic technology that gives us an unprecedented view of your eye health and vision.

With this technology, we can provide truly personalized and comprehensive eye care to patients of all ages.

Access high-quality eye care from a team that genuinely cares.

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