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Inspired by the beauty of the sea, the Heure Marine timepiece combines the technical prowess of a secret watch with the delicacy of a feminine jewel. Immersing the gaze in the blue of sapphires, its diamond lid can be opened by pressing an emerald cabochon, to reveal the time. #JewelsThatTellTime #PoetryofTime #SIHH2017 Design: Agence Auvray
All Van Cleef & Arpels’ inventiveness and High Jewelry expertise come together in the Cerf-Volant long necklace watch, with its unusual way of telling the time. Subtle and elegant, the timepiece enables the wearer to read the hour in an astonishing play of reflections. #JewelsThatTellTime #PoetryofTime #SIHH2017 Design: Agence Auvray
A major piece in the Emeraude en majesté collection, the Grand Opus necklace showcases three engraved Colombian "old mine" emeralds, weighing a total of 127,88 carats. Combining pierres de caractère and the art of metamorphosis, this creation bears witness to the Maison's unique excellence and style. #EmeraudenMajesté
With its inertwined precious stones, the liens Antiques bracelet expresses enduring attachment. Evoking relief and movement, its shape is reminiscent of the Herculean knot, a symbol of union in ancient mythology. Discover the Van Cleef & Arpels Emeraude en majesté collection on vancleefarpels.com #EmeraudeenMajesté
Geometric curves and solar aesthetic. Gently reflecting the light, pink gold magnifies the delicate overtone of mother-of-pearl and the warm hue of carnelian, a symbol of life -Bouton d'or pendant, pink gold, diamonds carnelian, mother-of pearl. #VCAboutondor Dive into the new jewelry collection by Van Cleef & Arpels Bouton d’or™ on vancleefarpels.com
While the Maison's ties with Britain are well established with a host of British collectors and admirers, its premises at 9 New Bond Street date back to 2001. Fifteen years later, in a renewed tribute to this supremely refined address, Van Cleef & Arpels is unveiling a new interior design concept. #VCANewBondStreet
From Apr 23 - Aug 14, the Maison and the ArtScience Museum is presenting over four hundred jewelry pieces selected from the Van Cleef & Arpels Collection, alongside the world renowned Minerals and Gems collection from the French Natural Museum of Natural History in Singapore. Discover more about this unique exhibition on artscienceofgems.vancleefarpels.com #TheArtScienceOfGems
Illustrating Van Cleef & Arpels' jewelry-making expertise, the Papillon Mystérieux Clip features a marquise-cut diamond body and wings in Vitrail Mystery Set™. The setting remains invisible, as pink and mauve sapphires reveal their delicate rainbow hues. Discover this enchanting piece at the @MasterpieceLondon fair until July 6. #MPL2016 #MasterpieceFair
vancleefarpels A hymn to the blue of the Adriatic sea, the Lagune Précieuse set combines a batch of aquamarines weighting over 160 carat, with sapphires and diamonds in a luminous mosaic of tones. #SevenSeasTreasures Van Cleef & Arpels Lagune Précieuse necklace, "Seven Seas" #HighJewelry collection. White gold, round, baguette-cut and pear-shaped diamonds, sapphires, round, octogonal, square-cut, oval-cut and pear-shaped aquamarines.
precieuxwebzine @vancleefarpels left its sight wanders over the seas to imagine #SevenSeasTreasures , its latest high jewellery collection unveiled during Haute Couture in Paris 💦 In this sea inspired journey, the Adria ring really charmed me. The retro look of this cocktail ring, its contrasts of brilliant, baguette and cushion cuts associated with the blues of the Paraiba tourmalines or the sapphires answering an 8.35 carats emerald from Zambia. A real crush! 😻 - @celinerichardpersonal More pictures on www.precieuxwebzine.com 🔝 #highjewelry #emeralds #pfw #precieuxwebzine #diamonds
vancleefarpels The Atlantic Ocean blends its invigorating waters with the warm currents of the Indian Ocean in a lapping of foam, an invitation to an impetuous journey, mid-way between dream and reality. “Seven Seas” #HighJewelry collection by Van Cleef & Arpels #SevenSeasTreasures
vancleefarpels As if escaped from some legend, this sea fairy evokes the full force of attraction of the undersea world. #SevenSeasTreasures Van Cleef & Arpels Fée des Mers clip, "Seven Seas" #HighJewelry collection. White gold, yellow gold, round and rose-cut diamonds, blue and yellow sapphires, spessartite and grossular garnets, cabochon-cut chalcedony of 23.64 carats.
vancleefarpels The meeting of land and water on the shores of the Caspian Sea. #SevenSeasTreasures Van Cleef & Arpels Qazvin bracelet, “Seven Seas” #HighJewelry collection. White gold, round and princess-cut diamonds, baguette-cut sapphires and emeralds, beads of malachite and lapis lazuli, white cultured pearls.
vancleefarpels Embraced by the land, the Caspian Sea guards its riches at the frontier of the Caucasus and the Middle East. Stirred by stormy waves or sparkling in the sunlight, it blossoms into a gradation of intense, velvety blues. “Seven Seas” #HighJewelry collection by Van Cleef & Arpels #SevenSeasTreasures
vancleefarpels A bold harmony of precious and hard stones: blue sapphires, beads of turquoise and a majestic Colombian emerald of 3.28 carats. #SevenSeasTreasures Van Cleef & Arpels Ancône ring, "Seven Seas" #HighJewelry collection White gold, platinum, round and baguette-cut diamonds, sapphires, turquoise beads, one octogonal emerald of 3.28 carats (Colombia).
vancleefarpels A tribute to elegance of the elegance of the pink flamingo. #SevenSeasTreasures Van Cleef & Arpels Flamant corail necklace, "Seven Seas" #HighJewelry collection. Pink gold, round and pear-shaped diamonds, round and pear-shaped pink sapphires, round peridots, pink and red coral, onyx. The clip is detachable.