26 April 2016

The Queen of Egypt's pectoral piece

For 30 years, Van Cleef & Arpels has been enriching its heritage collection by acquiring exceptional pieces from the past, like this exceptionally beautiful pectoral piece. Characterized by its perfectly symmetrical lines that evoke ribbons set with 673 diamonds, this piece was specially ordered and worn by the Egyptian queen Nazli in 1939 for the wedding of her daughter to Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the Crown Prince of Iran. To discover in the Van Cleef & Arpels: The Art & Science of Gems exhibition, in Singapore (until August 14th 2016).

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