Cartier Love Ring: $7k Authentic or $550 FAKE?

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Last Updated on April 13, 2024 by Ch David

Learn how to spot any fake Cartier Love Rings using this guide.

Relevant Guide: Cartier Love bracelet.

How to tell if your Cartier ring is real or fake

You can tell if your Cartier ring is real by checking the text engraved on the interior side. Take a picture, zoom in, and see if the inscriptions are too thick — if they are, you’re looking at a fake ring.

1. Cartier engraving

1.1. Best replica

Comparison: Authentic vs Fake Cartier Love Rings - Engraving
  • Authentic: “Cartier” is thinner.
  • Fake: The “Cartier” text is too thick.

Aside from the brand’s name, see how the “750” and the size engravings are also thicker on the fake.

1.2. Decent replica

Comparison: Authentic vs Fake Cartier Love Rings - Engraving


  1. The “©” copyright symbol is more prominent and clearly visible.
  2. The “Cartier” text logo is more refined and proportionally balanced.
  3. The size inscription “63” is more distinctly and evenly styled.
  4. The “Au750” text is thicker, ensuring better visibility and quality.


  1. The “©” copyright symbol is too thin and less visible.
  2. The “Cartier” text logo appears too boxy and thick.
  3. The size inscription “63” is both too thin and boxy.
  4. The “Au750” text is too thin, lacking the thickness seen in authentic rings.
  5. Excessive spacing between the letters “A” and “u” in the “Au750” text.

1.3. Bad replica

Comparison: Authentic vs Fake Cartier Love Rings - Engraving


  1. The letters are appropriately proportioned and surface-level on the fabric.
  2. The letter “C” is perfectly aligned with the rest of the letters.
  3. The letter “C” has a thinner and more elegant appearance.


  1. The letters are embedded too deeply into the fabric, giving them a thicker appearance.
  2. “C” is crooked and not aligned with the rest of the letters.
  3. The letter “C” is excessively thick compared to the thinner appearance on the authentic ring.

Is it too hard? Reach out to our expert Cartier authenticators:

2. Serial number

Comparison: Authentic vs Fake Cartier Love Rings - Serial Number
  • Authentic: Thinner text, as it’s engraved less deep into the metal.
  • Fake: Very thick inscriptions.

3. Shine

Comparison: Authentic vs Fake Cartier Love Rings - Shine
  • Authentic: Gentle reflection of light.
  • Fake: Too chrome, as it reflect too much light.

A quick mention:

  • The steps we’ve written so far are the BEST ways to authenticate this item
  • The next few steps are still reliable methods…
  • … but they apply to non-top-versions of replicas available for this item

If in doubt, we recommend double-checking the steps we’ve explained above this line.

4. Exterior pattern

Comparison: Authentic vs Fake Cartier Love Rings - Exterior Pattern
  • Authentic: The lines on the ring are thinner, indicating a shallower engraving into the metal.
  • Fake: The lines are embedded too deeply into the metal, resulting in a thicker appearance.

5. Diamonds

Comparison: Authentic vs Fake Cartier Love Rings - Diamonds
  • Authentic: Reflects light and is way shinier than the fake.
  • Fake: The diamond doesn’t reflect any light.

Note how the fake diamond also reflects pink and purple — and how the real one doesnt’.

6. Box

Comparison: Authentic vs Fake Cartier Love Rings - Box interior text
  • Authentic: The “Cartier” text on the retail box is thicker, indicating a more robust and clearer font.
  • Fake: The text on the box is too thin, with the letters appearing too narrow even in unclear pictures.

7. Certificate

Cartier Love Ring Original Certificate

Above is what an authentic Love ring’s certificate looks like.

Make sure the ‘Individual serial number’ and ‘Date of Purchase’ are in tune with your ring’s.

Below is as gallery of other authentic types of Cartier certificates:

Shortlist: Check your ring

  1. Check the “Cartier” logo on the interiorside. Fake rings have their text in the wrong font-weight.
  2. Verify the serial number. A fake ring may have it thicker than the original.
  3. Inspect the shininess of the ring. Fakes may be too chrome and reflect too much light.
  4. Examine the Love exterior pattern. Make sure the elements are not too thick.
  5. If applicable, check the diamonds. Counterfeit diamonds may not be shiny enough.
  6. Inspect the box of your ring. Mostly, the fake rings have their “Cartier” text on the interior side of the box looking too thin and narrow.
  7. Look at the certificate. Make sure there is a valid date of purchase and serial number.

The detailed steps outlined above might not be so practical when you are in a hurry or when you want to buy the rings online.

That is why we have compiled this quick 60 seconds solution to authenticating your ring.

Use this list whenever you’re on the go.

Expert Cartier Love Ring Authentication

If you need help with the authentication of your Cartier Love ring, we’ve got you covered.

All you have to do is send us good-quality pictures of your ring and we will get back to you with the results within 24 to 48 hours. The results will also come with a report on why we believe your Cartier Love ring is fake or authentic.

That brings us to the end of our fake vs real Cartier Love ring legit check guide. We will continue to update this article as better and newer comparisons are put out.

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Ch Daniel and Ch David

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David is the co-founder and co-CEO of Legit Check By Ch. David's experience: 5+ years of creating educational content in the fashion industry. 6+ years of authenticating luxury items. Currently, David is the Head Editor of the LCBC Library, where 1,000,000+ words have been published, in free guides, for over 1,000 items.
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