09 March 2017

The gardens of Van Cleef & Arpels

The exhibition “Jardins” presents watercolors and paintings by Cézanne, Monet and Bonnard along with plans by Le Nôtre, herbariums, sculptures and jewelry. Half of the latter are signed by Van Cleef & Arpels which has made nature one of its favorite themes. More than any other jeweler, it has featured the garden and its elements like feathers, birds in flight, butterflies or bouquets of flowers. To be complemented with a visit of the “Un air de printemps” exhibition on show in its Place Vendôme boutique.

At the Grand Palais in Paris from March 15th to July 24th 2017.

  • "Bouquet" clip made of white and pink golds, sapphires, star sapphire, chrysoprases and diamonds - 2016

  • "The Lake" compact made of platinum, gold, rubies, emeralds and diamonds - 1949

  • "Thistle" clip made of gold and rubies - 1937

  • "Christmas rose" earrings made of gold, coral and diamonds - 1971

  • "Maidenhair fern" clip made of platinum, gold and diamonds - 1959

  • "Birds" clip made of platinum, gold, rubies, sapphires and diamonds - 1946

  • "Violets" necklace made of gold, amethysts and diamonds - 1961

  • "Flecked butterfly" clip made of gold, onyx, coral and diamonds - 1975

  • "Two feathers" clip made of platinum, gold, rubies Mystery Set and diamonds - 1956

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