08 April 2016

Revival couture

In its Bouton d’or collection, Van Cleef & Arpels resurrects the sequins created in the late 1930s. Reinterpreted as concave and convex disks in mother-of-pearl, onyx, chrysoprase or carnelian each with a central diamond, this motif recalls haute couture, one of the major themes of the house.

  • Necklace made of pink gold, diamonds, cornelian and mother-of-pearl © Van Cleef & Arpels

  • Ring made of pink gold, diamonds, cornelian and mother-of-pearl © Van Cleef & Arpels

  • Pendant made of yellow gold, diamonds, onyx and chrysoprase (convertible into a clip) © Van Cleef & Arpels

  • Bracelet made of yellow gold, diamonds, onyx and chrysoprase © Van Cleef & Arpels

  • Retail cards (Ballerina clip, 1947 / Sequins clip, 1948), Van Cleef & Arpels' Archives © Van Cleef & Arpels

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