The acclaimed Chinese actress joins the Cartier family

Weeks after Golden Globe-nominated Lily Collins was announced as its ambassador for Clash (Un)Limited jewellery, another screen luminary joined the Cartier family: internationally acclaimed Chinese actress Gong Li as global ambassador for its high jewellery.

Gong first shot to fame starring in a series of movies by Zhang Yimou, namely Red Sorghum, Ju Dou and Raise the Red Lantern. Her status as top actress is sealed after appearing in Chen Kaige-directed Farewell to My Concubine, which became the first Chinese film to win the Palme d’Or at Cannes Film Festival in 1993. The toast of international film festivals, Gong has collected more than 50 awards. 

A woman of immense talent, strength and determination, her passion echoes spirit behind Cartier

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“Gong Li is an amazingly inspiring role model for all women in the world, across all generations."

- Arnaud Carrez, senior vp and chief marketing officer of Cartier International -

“As a renowned jewellery and watch maison, Cartier has enthralled the world with its creations for nearly 175 years. With its curiosity, eye for beauty and sense of style, the maison has never ceased to explore the possibilities of creativity—this is the Cartier way, and it is also my philosophy.” the actress enthuses.

“Cartier has always supported the world of art and culture, something that resonates deeply with me. I am honoured to hold the title of brand ambassador for Cartier high jewellery, and look forward to creating moments of magic together.”

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