Blog Posts - Van Cleef And Arpels



Van Cleef & Arpels - Diamond Breeze Campaign Video

In their new video campaign, the Parisian Jewellery house Van Cleef & Arpels welcomes us to a glittering world of exceptional jewellery creations crafted in white gold and diamonds. Guided by a butterfly, this beautifully visualised video explore...
by Horozima on Dec 3, 2013

Sotheby's Magnificent Jewels on the Auction Block Again

Sotheby's to Auction Magnificent Jewels in Geneva. Sotheby's Auction house often showcases their idea of Magnificent Jewels. And from past auctions,magnificent they are.  The newest Magnificent Jewels auction is no exception.  It is full of gorgeou...
by Collecting Vintage Jewelry on Nov 1, 2013

An Egyptian crown jewel: the emerald Art Deco necklace by Van Cleef and Arpels

Everyone knows that a truly fine jewel is as beautiful on the reverse as on the front. To be worthy of the title, great pieces also need to be "finnished" and this means no sparing of gemstones or motifs even if they might not be seen. Designs have t...
by CollectingFineJewels on Oct 20, 2013

An Egyptian crown jewel: the emerald Art Deco necklace by Van Cleef and Arpels

Everyone knows that a truly fine jewel is as beautiful on the reverse as on the front. To be worthy of the title, great pieces also need to be "finnished" and this means no sparing of gemstones or motifs even if they might not be seen. Designs have t...
by CollectingFineJewels on Oct 20, 2013

Van Cleef & Arpels - Lady Arpels Une journée à Monaco (Lady Arpels a Day in Monaco) - Unique Piece for Only Watch 2013

Legendary high jewellery house Van Cleef & Arpels supports the "Only Watch" 2013 charity event in Monaco by donating a unique and  exceptional timepiece,  Lady Arpels Une journée à Monaco (Lady Arpels a day in Monaco).The fifth editio...
by Horozima on Jul 20, 2013

To Freely Roam the United States

Happy 4th of July! L'Officiel celebrates the bicentennial of the United States of America (issue 620, 1975). Cover by Patrick Bertrand and editorial by Martin Porel.
by Sighs and Whispers on Jul 4, 2013

Princie

The Princie is a cushion-cut , 34.65 carat intense pink fancy diamond that originated from the a Golconda mines.The Princie Diamond possesses the most desirable qualities that today’s collectors seek in the jewel: large size, desirable shape, poli...
by Wealthymatters on Apr 18, 2013

The Princie DIAMOND

It is a truth universally acknowledged that the purest diamonds in the world come from the Golconda region in India. Diamonds were the source of unparalleled wealth for more than two thousand years until the mines were exhausted. The Princie di...
by CollectingFineJewels on Apr 14, 2013

The Princie DIAMOND

It is a truth universally acknowledged that the purest diamonds in the world come from the Golconda region in India. Diamonds were the source of unparalleled wealth for more than two thousand years until the mines were exhausted. The Princie di...
by CollectingFineJewels on Apr 14, 2013

An American in Paris, 1973

I'm off to Paris today for fashion week, so I thought I would share one of my Parisian editorials - while I am an American in Paris, I don't think I will be having half as much fun as the model in these images! Editorial photographed b...
by Sighs and Whispers on Mar 1, 2013

Sotheby's Important Jewels on The Auction Block

Sotheby's Important Jewels to be Auctioned in February A girl can dream right?  That is precisely what I do when Sotheby's has a new jewelry Auction. This one will be held in February and has some real stunners in the line up of jewelry.  The aucti...
by Collecting Vintage Jewelry on Jan 16, 2013

Beauty Babe: New Year, New Look

Van Cleef & Arpels jewels, photographed by Roland Bianchini for L'Officiel 581, 1970.
by Sighs and Whispers on Jan 2, 2013

VAN CLEEF and ARPELS: record prices on Art Deco pieces at Bonhams

Van Cleef and Arpels breaks records and makes history. The brooch above sold today at Bonhams Bond Street, London for more than one million pounds. It features a typical Art Deco design set in different cut diamonds alternated in geometrical&nbs...
by CollectingFineJewels on Dec 6, 2012

VAN CLEEF and ARPELS: record prices on Art Deco pieces at Bonhams

Van Cleef and Arpels breaks records and makes history. The brooch above sold today at Bonhams Bond Street, London for more than one million pounds. It features a typical Art Deco design set in different cut diamonds alternated in geometrical&nbs...
by CollectingFineJewels on Dec 6, 2012

#WordlessWednesday - Van Cleef & Arpels Exhibition in Paris!

If you have plans to be in Paris between now and February 10th,  here are a few highlights (in the spirit of Wordless Wednesday) and be sure to go to the bottom or this post for an opportunity to win tickets to the exhibition:The Egyptian Bracel...
by The Daily Jewel on Nov 7, 2012

Paris, France - Van Cleef & Arpels Exhibit

I was in Paris earlier this month and could not resist a visit to the Musee des Arts Decoratifs for the Van Cleef & Arpels: L’art de la haute joaillerie exhibit. It is a bit cliché to submit to the fact that all girls love spark...
by Destinations Perfected on Nov 5, 2012

A VAN CLEEF and ARPELS Mughal inspired necklace...by CARTIER

This is a good story... In 1947 Barbara Hutton commissioned a necklace-tiara to Cartier with seven exquisite emeralds that belonged to Grand Duchess Vladimir. Cartier had purchased the stones in 1919 from the Grand Duchess when she escaped Russia and...
by CollectingFineJewels on Sep 24, 2012

An excessive 1960's coral necklace by VAN CLEEF and ARPELS

This coral necklace with a huge tassel and matching ear clips was made by Van Cleef and Arpels in the 1960's. It represents very well the flavour of the jewellery during those years; bold designs and semiprecious stones. The demi parure belonged to B...
by CollectingFineJewels on Sep 24, 2012


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