Watches made of enamel were first invented by Carl Faberge 150 years ago. One day, at the Cartier exhibition at the Hermitage, Ananov asked the General Director of Cartier’s Paris headquarters “Why don’t you make such elegant watches anymore?”
“That would be impossible,” responded the director. “The great masters have all died, and they took their secrets with them.”
Two months later, Ananov unveiled his enamel watch in Paris.
“So as you can see, it is possible after all...”