22 December 2016

The 70's of Van Cleef & Arpels

In its heritage gallery, Van Cleef & Arpels has drawn together 70 pieces from those extremely creative years, the seventies. The desire for new horizons, colors and rusticity are reflected in a coral brooch set with amethysts and emeralds, and in a medallion with an Indian inspiration. Obviously the “Alhambra” necklace is there too: this long necklace punctuated with quadrilobe flowers in colored gemstones has indeed become the emblematic piece of that decade.

Until March 1st 2017 – Salon Patrimoine – 20, place Vendôme 75001 Paris.

  • "Byzance" necklace made of gold, amethysts, turquoises and diamonds - 1972

  • "Griffon" clip made of coral, amethysts, emeralds and diamonds - 1971

  • Ring with an Hindu inspiration, made of diamonds, emeralds and rubies - ca 1970

  • Necklace with an Indian inspiration, made of engraved emeralds and diamonds. It can be turned into two bracelets - 1971

  • Earrings made of gold, diamonds and emeralds - 1969

  • "Panka" necklace made of gold, turquoises and diamonds - 1973

  • "Alhambra" necklace made of gold and coral - 1976

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