The inspiration for this High Jewelry collection lies in the collaboration between Claude Arpels and the renowned choreographer George Balanchine, which gave rise to the ballet Jewels in 1967. An ode to feminity, the ballet is dedicated to three exceptional gemstones and three different styles of ballet: emeralds with Fauré, rubies with Stravinsky, and diamonds with Tchaikovsky. In 2007, to commemorate the ballet’s 40th anniversary, the London Royal Ballet performed Jewels at the Royal Opera House in London. Van Cleef & Arpels took part […]
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The Place Vendôme jewelry house is going to California for the exhibition they are holding at the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana until February 15. The exhibition, entitled “A Quest for Beauty: The Art of Van Cleef & Arpels” shows over 200 of the brand’s most iconic pieces, from a collection of 700, starting from the early 20th century and going along the 21st century from the Maison’s own archives. The necklace designed with a working zipper that can convert into a […]
Featuring stunning pieces from René Boivin and Van Cleef & Arpels, Hélène Rochas’ jewelry collection went on sale at Christie’s auction house in Geneva, today, on November 12. Whether it’s her Haussmann apartment or her collections of dresses and jewelry, every time a snippet of Hélène Rochas‘ life pops up on sale, we’re taken right back to the golden age of café culture and the style icon’s heyday. On November 12 the businesswoman’s jewelry collection, including bracelets, earrings and Van Cleef & […]
Sunny Monaco, on the 28 of September will hold a charity event, “Only Watch 2013” for the shortsighted persons. There will be the biggest luxury brands, such as Chanel, Piaget, Breguet, Bell & Ross or Van Cleef & Arples, to support this great cause.