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VCA Lapis Lazuli Vintage Alhambra Necklace in 18k yellow gold.
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in New York, NY
VCA Lapis Lazuli Vintage Alhambra Necklace in 18k yellow gold. The necklace features 20 lapis
Category

Late 20th Century French Artist Chain Necklaces

Materials

Lapis Lazuli, Yellow Gold

Van Cleef & Arpels Lapis Lazuli Bead Gold Necklace, 1970s VCA
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
karat (stamped) yellow gold and lapis lazuli beads, the clasp marked 18 karat. The necklace is 30
Category

Vintage 1970s American Chain Necklaces

Materials

Lapis Lazuli, Yellow Gold, 14k Gold

VAN CLEEF & ARPELS Alhambra 20 Motifs Lapis Lazuli 18k YG VCA Certified Necklace
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in New York, NY
collection is crafted in 18k yellow gold and inlaid with blue lapis lazuli in round bead settings. Made in
Category

Vintage 1980s Link Necklaces

Materials

Lapis Lazuli, Yellow Gold

VCA Van Cleef & Arpels Georges Lenfant Lapis Lazuli Yellow Gold Cufflinks 1960s
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in Lisbon, PT
cushion-shaped plaques, intricately textured in yellow gold and adorned with royal blue lapis lazuli
Category

Vintage 1960s French Modern Cufflinks

Materials

Lapis Lazuli, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Van Cleef & Arpels Lapis Lazuli Earring
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in New York, NY
Van Cleef & Arpels lapis lazuli and 18k yellow gold shrimp style earclips. This pair of earrings
Category

Late 20th Century French Artist Hoop Earrings

Materials

Lapis Lazuli, 18k Gold

Van Cleef & Arpels Gold and Lapis Lazuli 'Vintage Alhambra
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in New York, NY
Van Cleef & Arpels Gold and Lapis Lazuli 'Vintage Alhambra' Necklace in 18k yellow gold. This
Category

20th Century French Artist Link Necklaces

Materials

Lapis Lazuli, Gold

Van Cleef & Arpels Lapis Lazuli & Turquoise Torsade Bracelet
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in New York, NY
Van Cleef & Arpels Lapis Lazuli & Turquoise Torsade Bracelet An 18 karat gold beaded bracelet
Category

Vintage 1980s French Beaded Bracelets

Materials

Diamond, Lapis Lazuli, Turquoise, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Van Cleef & Arpels Diamond and Lapis Lazuli Alhambra Necklace
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in New York, NY
Vintage, limited edition rareVan Cleef & Arpels Vintage "Alhambra" diamond and lapis lazuli 20
Category

Late 20th Century French Artist Link Necklaces

Materials

Diamond, Lapis Lazuli, 18k Gold

Van Cleef & Arpels Vintage 1970s Diamond Lapis Lazuli Pendant-Necklace
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in New York, NY
Van Cleef & Arpels Vintage 1970s Diamond Lapis Lazuli Pendant-Necklace Elizabeth Taylor Style An
Category

Vintage 1970s French Modern Pendant Necklaces

Materials

Diamond, Lapis Lazuli, 18k Gold

Van Cleef & Arpels Lapis Lazuli and Diamond Ring, circa 1970
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in London, GB
Van Cleef and Arpels lapis lazuli and diamond ring. Set to centre with a round cabochon natural
Category

Vintage 1970s Dome Rings

Materials

Diamond, Lapis Lazuli, Yellow Gold

Van Cleef & Arpels Diamond Lapis Lazuli Philippine Yellow Gold Band Ring
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in Holland, PA
18k Yellow Gold Diamond & Lapis Lazuli Philippine Band Ring by Van Cleef & Arpels. With 18 round
Category

Vintage 1980s French Band Rings

Materials

Diamond, Lapis Lazuli, Yellow Gold

Van Cleef & Arpels Vintage Alhambra Lapis Lazuli Diamond Yellow Gold Ring
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in Holland, PA
Van Cleef & Arpels Vintage Alhambra 18k Yellow Gold Diamond Lapis Lazuli Ring. With 1 Round
Category

Vintage 1980s French Cocktail Rings

Materials

Diamond, Lapis Lazuli, Yellow Gold

Van Cleef & Arpels Fish Lapis Lazuli Tiger's Eye Yellow Gold Bracelet
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in New York, NY
fish-shaped charm inlaid with lapis lazuli and tiger's eye and set with round brilliant-cut diamond
Category

Vintage 1970s French Chain Bracelets

Materials

Lapis Lazuli, Tiger's Eye, Yellow Gold

Van Cleef & Arpels 18-Carat Gold Cufflinks with Lapis Lazuli and Diamonds
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in PARIS, FR
These are Van Cleef & Arpels cufflinks made of 18-carat gold, lapis lazuli, and diamonds. The
Category

Vintage 1980s French Cufflinks

Materials

Diamond, Lapis Lazuli, Gold

VAN CLEEF & ARPELS Vintage Alhambra Lapis Lazuli Yellow Gold 5-Motif Bracelet
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in New York, NY
18k yellow gold and features 5 lucky clover motifs inlaid with blue lapiz lazuli in round bead
Category

Vintage 1980s Link Bracelets

Materials

Lapis Lazuli, Yellow Gold

Van Cleef & Arpels Diamond and Lapis Lazuli 'Philippine' Ring, French, C. 1970
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in London, GB
Vintage Van Cleef & Arpels diamond and lapis lazuli 'Philippine' ring. Set with eighteen round old
Category

Vintage 1970s French Cocktail Rings

Materials

Diamond, Lapis Lazuli, Yellow Gold

Van Cleef & Arpels x Piaget Lapis Lazuli La Collection 9064 Ultra Thin P9 Gold
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in Neuilly-sur-Seine, IDF
: Lapis Lazuli Stone with Gold roman numerals letters Lance hands. FRONT GLASS: Mineral crystal
Category

Vintage 1970s Swiss Wrist Watches

Materials

Lapis Lazuli, Gold

Van Cleef & Arpels Two Butterfly Between The Finger Ring Diamond Lapis Lazuli
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in Tustin, CA
ring features beautiful blue lapis lazuli accented by 0.99ctw D-F/IF-VVS round brilliant & marquise-cut
Category

2010s French Contemporary Fashion Rings

Materials

Diamond, Lapis Lazuli, 18k Gold, White Gold, Yellow Gold

Vintage Van Cleef & Arpels Lapis Lazuli Diamond 18k Yellow Gold Ribbon Bow Ring
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in Birmingham, GB
Rare Vintage Van Cleef & Arpels Lapis Lazuli And Diamond 18k Yellow Gold Ribbon Bow Ring. A
Category

20th Century French Anklets

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, Lapis Lazuli, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Van Cleef & Arpels Lapis Lazuli and Diamond ‘Philippine’ Ring
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in New York, NY
Van Cleef & Arpels Lapis Lazuli and Diamond ‘Philippine’ Ring in 18k Yellow Gold. Made in France
Category

Vintage 1960s French Fashion Rings

Materials

Diamond, 18k Gold

Van Cleef & Arpels Vintage Diamond and Lapis Lazuli Philippine Ring
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in Guilford, CT
Van Cleef & Arpels Vintage Diamond and Lapis Lazuli Philippine Ring Size 3 Condition: Very Good
Category

Mid-20th Century Unknown Band Rings

Van Cleef and Arpels Coral and Lapis Ring Set
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in New York, NY
Each ring set set with one carved fluted coral or carved fluted lapis lazuli set with a diamond set
Category

Vintage 1970s French Retro Cocktail Rings

Materials

Coral, Diamond, Lapis Lazuli

Van Cleef Lapis and 18 Karat Gold Bar Cufflinks
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in New York, NY
Fine pair of 18K yellow gold and lapis lazuli bar cufflinks by Van Cleef & Arpels. These cufflinks
Category

Late 20th Century Cufflinks

Materials

Lapis Lazuli, Gold, 18k Gold

Van Cleef Lapis and 18 Karat Gold Bar Cufflinks
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Van Cleef & Arpels 18k Gold Lapis Limited Edition Vintage Alhambra Necklace
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Rare pair of limited edition Vintage Alhambra 18 karat yellow gold and lapis lazuli necklaces by
Category

2010s French Chain Necklaces

Materials

Lapis Lazuli, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

VAN CLEEF & ARPELS Vintage Alhambra Lapis Lasuli 18k Yellow Gold Clip-on Earring
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in New York, NY
feature the lucky clover design crafted in 18k yellow gold and set with blue lapis lazuli gemstones. Made
Category

Vintage 1980s Clip-on Earrings

Materials

Lapis Lazuli, Yellow Gold

Van Cleef and Arpels Lapis Yellow Gold Shirt Stud Set
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in Stamford, CT
Four piece shirt stud set in lapis and 18k gold from Van Cleef and Arpels. Rare complete four piece
Category

Late 20th Century Cufflinks

Materials

Lapis Lazuli, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Van Cleef & Arpels 18 Karat Gold 0.82 Carat Diamond Lapis, Coral & MOP Necklace
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in Philadelphia, PA
round diamonds, as well as coral, mother of pearl and lapis lazuli. It can be worn hanging from its
Category

Vintage 1980s Contemporary Multi-Strand Necklaces

Materials

Pearl, Multi-gemstone, Lapis Lazuli, White Diamond, Diamond, Coral, Yell...

Van Cleef & Arpels 18K Yellow 10 Motif Gold Alhambra Blue Lapis Necklace
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in New York, NY
gold, this exquisite necklace features ten iconic Alhambra motifs adorned with lapis lazuli stones
Category

20th Century French Modern Chain Necklaces

Materials

Gold, Yellow Gold, 18k Gold

Van Cleef & Arpels Romance in Paris Diamond Lapis Charm White Gold Bracelet
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in Holland, PA
18k White Gold Diamond Lapis Lazuli Turquoise Moonstone Romance in Paris Charm Link Bracelet by Van
Category

2010s French Charm Bracelets

Materials

Diamond, White Gold

Van Cleef & Arpels Gold and Diamond Ear Clips
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in New York, NY
These ear clips feature a geometric design, set with lapis lazuli, malachite, coral, and diamonds
Category

Vintage 1980s French Contemporary Clip-on Earrings

Materials

Coral, Diamond, Lapis Lazuli, Malachite, Yellow Gold

Van Cleef & Arpels Multi Gem Sautoir Pendant Necklace
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in New York, NY
round cut diamonds with a removable pendant set with carved lapis lazuli, turquoise and diamonds
Category

Vintage 1960s French Chain Necklaces

Materials

Lapis Lazuli, Turquoise, Diamond, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Van Cleef & Arpels 18K White Gold Romance in Paris Charm Bracelet
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in New York, NY
young love come to life in charms of white gold accented by cabochons of turquoise, moonstone, and lapis
Category

21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Charm Bracelets

Materials

Diamond, Lapis Lazuli, Turquoise, 18k Gold, White Gold

Van Cleef & Arpels Paris 18K Gold and Hardstone Cuff Bracelet
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in New York, NY
: 1992 Dimensions: 6.5" length. Materials: 2 heart shape lapis lazuli cabochons; 2 heart shape coral
Category

Late 20th Century French Bangles

Materials

Coral, Lapis Lazuli, Malachite, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Van Cleef & Arpels Bow Interchangeable Earrings 18k Gold
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
: Mother of Pearl, Malachite, Lapis Lazuli WEIGHT: 15.5 grams MEASUREMENT: 1 7/16" x 5/8" HALLMARKS: VCA
Category

Late 20th Century Unknown Clip-on Earrings

Materials

Gold, 18k Gold

Van Cleef & Arpels, A Lapis Lazuli and Gold Eagle Pendant Necklace
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in New York, NY
Van Cleef & Arpels: A Lapis Lazuli, Gold and Diamond Pendant Necklace, designed as a stylized
Category

Vintage 1970s French More Necklaces

Materials

Diamond, Lapis Lazuli, Gold

VAN CLEEF & ARPELS Gold and Lapis Lazuli Cufflinks
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in New York City, NY
A French pair of mid-20th century 18 karat gold cufflinks with lapis lazuli by Van Cleef & Arpels
Category

American Cufflinks

VAN CLEEF & ARPELS Diamond and Lapis Lazuli Baton Gold Cufflinks
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in Miami, FL
Fine Pair of 18K Yellow Gold, Diamond and Lapis Lazuli Baton Cufflinks, signed VCA for Van Cleef
Category

French Cufflinks

Materials

Diamond

Van Cleef & Arpels Lapis Diamond Gold Flower Earclips
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in New York, NY
Graphic five-petaled flower heads carved from gem lapis lazuli, centering white cultured pearls
Category

Vintage 1980s French Clip-on Earrings

Materials

Diamond, Lapis Lazuli, Cultured Pearl, 18k Gold

Van Cleef & Arpels A Day In Paris Necklace with Diamond, Lapis Lazul, Turquoise
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in New York, NY
Necklace. The necklace is made in 18k white gold, set with a round diamond precious stone:Lapis Lazuli
Category

2010s French Pendant Necklaces

Materials

Diamond, Lapis Lazuli, Turquoise, 18k Gold, White Gold

VAN CLEEF & ARPELS Batonnet Cufflink Set
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in New York City, NY
) by Van Cleef & Arpels. The cufflinks have rope twist connections with interchangeable lapis lazuli
Category

American Cufflinks

VAN CLEEF & ARPELS Bangles
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in New York City, NY
An exceptional set of French Estate 18 karat gold bracelets with white coral, lapis lazuli and
Category

French Bangles

Circa 1980 Green Onyx 18 Karat Gold Diamonds Van Cleef & Arpels Necklace
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in London, GB
, demonstrating the attention to finite detail. Lapis lazuli birds' eyes and breasts are rendered 'en relief' in
Category

Vintage 1980s French Modern Choker Necklaces

Materials

Coral, White Diamond, Onyx, Rock Crystal, 18k Gold

VCA Lapis Long Alhambra Necklace
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in New York, NY
An 18 karat yellow long Van Cleef & Arpels "Alhambra" lapis necklace with 20 clovers.
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Chain Necklaces

Materials

Lapis Lazuli, 18k Gold

Van Cleef & Arpels Lapis Lazuli Alhambra Necklace
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in New York, NY
lapis Lazuli Signed VCA FRANCE, with French hallmarks. 18Kt, with Serial No. 4K629.42 The length is
Category

Vintage 1970s French Artist Chain Necklaces

Materials

Lapis Lazuli, 18k Gold

Van Cleef & Arpels Lapis Lazuli Diamond Gold Ring
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
ring has been fashioned with glowing multi hued blue lapis lazuli that is complemented nicely by 3 near
Category

Vintage 1960s French More Rings

Materials

Diamond, Lapis Lazuli, 18k Gold

Van Cleef & Arpels Lapis Lazuli Diamond Gold Ring
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
ring has been fashioned with glowing multi hued blue lapis lazuli that is complemented nicely by 3 near
Category

Vintage 1960s French More Rings

Materials

Diamond, Lapis Lazuli, 18k Gold

Van Cleef & Arpels Lapis Lazuli Diamond Gold Ring
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
lapis lazuli. Crafted in 18k yellow gold and signed VCA. Size 4 1/2.
Category

Vintage 1980s French Modern More Rings

Materials

Diamond, Lapis Lazuli, 18k Gold

Van Cleef & Arpels Lapis Lazuli Gold Vintage Alhambra Necklace
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in Holland, PA
18k Yellow Gold Vintage Alhambra Lapis Lazuli Necklace by Van Cleef & Arpels. With 20 motifs of
Category

20th Century French Link Necklaces

Materials

Lapis Lazuli, 18k Gold

VAN CLEEF & ARPELS Diamond Lapis Lazuli Heart Gold Earrings
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in Holland, PA
18k Yellow Gold Diamond Lapis Lazuli Heart Earrings by Van Cleef & Arpels. With 6 round brilliant
Category

Vintage 1970s French Lever-Back Earrings

Materials

Diamond, Lapis Lazuli, 18k Gold

Van Cleef & Arpels Lapis Lazuli Vintage Alhambra Yellow Gold Cufflinks
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in Holland, PA
The Authentic Van Cleef & Arpels 18k Yellow Gold Vintage Alhambra Lapis Lazuli Cufflinks are a
Category

1990s French Cufflinks

Materials

Lapis Lazuli, Yellow Gold

Van Cleef & Arpels Lapis Lazuli Long Magic Alhambra Gold Earrings
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in Holland, PA
18k Yellow Gold Log Magic Alhambra Lapis Lazuli Earrings by Van Cleef & Arpels. With 2 motifs
Category

20th Century French Drop Earrings

Materials

Lapis Lazuli, 18k Gold

Van Cleef & Arpels Vintage Lapis Lazuli Alhambra Yellow Gold Earrings
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in Holland, PA
18k Yellow Gold Vintage Alhambra Lapis Lazuli Earrings by Van Cleef & Arpels. With 2 lapis lazuli
Category

20th Century French Drop Earrings

Materials

Lapis Lazuli, 18k Gold

Blue Lapis Lazuli Diamond Platinum Gold Cabochon Cocktail Ring
Located in London, GB
Set with a large oval cabochon of very fine grained vivid lapis lazuli with minimal pyrite (gold
Category

Vintage 1960s Unknown Cocktail Rings

Materials

Diamond, Lapis Lazuli, 18k Gold, Platinum

Van Cleef & Arpels Coral, Malachite and Lapis Lazuli Earclips
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in Weston, MA
, malachite and lapis lazuli are accented by bright white diamonds set into 18k gold. Approximately 0.80
Category

Vintage 1950s French More Earrings

Materials

Malachite, Coral, Diamond, Lapis Lazuli, 18k Gold

Van Cleef & Arpels Diamond Lapis Lazuli Anchor Yellow Gold Pendant
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in Holland, PA
18k Yellow Gold Lapis Lazuli Diamond Pendant by Van Cleef & Arpels. With 1 round brilliant cut
Category

Vintage 1970s French More Jewelry

Materials

Diamond, Lapis Lazuli, 18k Gold

Vintage Van Cleef & Arpels Lapis Lazuli Yellow Gold Band Ring
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in Holland, PA
18k Yellow Gold Lapis Lazuli Band Ring by Van Cleef & Arpels. With 1 Lapis Lazuli Details: Size: 7
Category

Vintage 1980s French Band Rings

Materials

Lapis Lazuli, Yellow Gold

Van Cleef & Arpels Lapis Lazuli and Chrysoprase Bracelet, French
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in New York, NY
lapis lazuli and chrysoprase cabochons masterfully spaced with three round brilliant-cut diamonds in a
Category

20th Century French Contemporary Link Bracelets

Materials

Lapis Lazuli, Chrysophrase, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

1970s Van Cleef & Arpels Lapis Lazuli Diamond Gold Link Bracelet
Located in San Antonio, TX
18kt. Gold link bracelet , inset with lapis and diamonds. Signed VCA 2V972
Category

Vintage 1970s Unknown Chain Bracelets

Materials

Diamond, Lapis Lazuli, 18k Gold

1970 Van Cleef & Arpels Lapis Lazuli Diamond Bracelet 18k Yellow Gold
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
VCA 1970 Blue Lapis Diamond Bracelet, six articulating Fluted Carved Lapis Lazuli sections plus 3
Category

Vintage 1970s French Bangles

Materials

Diamond, Lapis Lazuli, Yellow Gold

Van Cleef & Arpels Diamond Lapis Lazuli Bow Yellow Gold Pendant Necklace
By Van Cleef & Arpels
Located in Holland, PA
18k Yellow Gold Diamond Lapis Lazuli Bow Necklace by Van Cleef & Arpels. With 20 diamond VVS1
Category

20th Century French Pendant Necklaces

Materials

Diamond, Lapis Lazuli, 18k Gold

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Vca Lapis Lazuli For Sale on 1stDibs

Surely you’ll find the exact vca lapis lazuli you’re seeking on 1stDibs — we’ve got a vast assortment for sale. Frequently made of gold, 18k gold and yellow gold, this item was constructed with great care. In our selection of items, you can find a vintage example as well as a contemporary version. You’re likely to find the perfect vca lapis lazuli among the distinctive items we have available, which includes versions made as long ago as the 20th Century as well as those produced as recently as the 21st Century. A vca lapis lazuli can make for a versatile accessory, but a selection from our variety of 24 lapis lazuli versions can add an especially stylish touch. Today, if you’re looking for a round cut version of this piece and are unable to find the perfect match, our selection also includes mixed cut and brilliant cut alternatives. Most of our vca lapis lazuli for sale are for women, but there are 12 pieces available to browse for men.

How Much is a Vca Lapis Lazuli?

On average, a vca lapis lazuli at 1stDibs sells for $13,500, while they’re typically $2,995 on the low end and $175,000 for the highest priced versions of this item.

Van Cleef & Arpels for sale on 1stDibs

One of the world’s foremost jewelry houses, Van Cleef & Arpels is particularly noted for a focus on technical virtuosity, craftsmanship and artistry, evident since its beginning. Rather than create earrings, bracelets, necklaces and other adornments primarily for the aim of displaying of wealth and opulence, Van Cleef & Arpels sought to produce jewelry that projected the wearer’s taste and style.

The company was formed a year after the 1895 marriage of Alfred Van Cleef, the son of a gem cutter, to Estelle Arpels, daughter of precious-stones dealer Salomon Arpel. Ten years later, Van Cleef & Arpels opened its first boutique on the Place Vendôme in Paris, setting the march on a square now crowded with dealers in bijouterie. (The company still occupies the New York flagship store opened in 1939 at Fifth Avenue and 57th Street.)

Born from a union of expertise in both jewelry making and gem selection, Van Cleef & Arpels distinguished itself with both the consistency of the color and clarity of its stones and the creativity of its designs. In doing so, the house would win a roster of dedicated, fashion-conscious clients that included the Duchess of Windsor, Marlene Dietrich, Barbara Hutton, Jacqueline Onassis and Elizabeth Taylor. In 1933, Van Cleef & Arpels patented its trademark Mystery Setting — a technique by which gems are fitted into an intricate matrix of slots and “drawers” that keep the setting hidden. Another signal innovation was the Zip necklace, introduced in 1951, which can be worn either around the neck or, with the zipper closed, as a bracelet.

But as much as to the firm’s craftsmanship, clients have been drawn by the insouciance and playfulness of Van Cleef & Arpels designers, as well as their attunement to the cultural climate. After the discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb in 1922, the company produced several lavish pieces featuring hieroglyphics and other Egyptian motifs to go along with the geometric Art Deco jewelry of that decade and the next. Following World War II, as symbols of freedom and rebirth, the firm focused on naturalistic forms such as birds, flowers, fruit and flying insects. High society’s 1960s fascination with the Near East and India prompted such pieces as the best-selling Alhambra necklace, popularized by Princess Grace.

Lately, attention among collectors and connoisseurs has centered on Van Cleef & Arpels’s quality of workmanship as much as its glamour. The firm was the subject of a 2012 show at the Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, as well as exhibitions at the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana, California, in 2013 and at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris in 2014.

Find an exquisite collection of Van Cleef & Arpels jewelry on 1stDibs.

Questions About Van Cleef & Arpels
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    Van Cleef & Arpels is so expensive because it is a well-known company that has a fantastic reputation. Van Cleef & Arpels are universally renowned for high quality jewelry with a focus on detail. High-profile fans of the French jewelry house over the years have included the Duchess of Windsor, Marlene Dietrich, Elizabeth Taylor and many more. Find an extraordinary range of Van Cleef & Arpels jewelry on 1stDibs.