A constantly evolving Nature, one of Van Cleef & Arpels’ favorite themes, is represented in both its vital force and its intense delicacy through flowers. In its many floral treasures, the Maison uses exceptional stones to reinterpret a wild and poetic Nature.
Bouquet Hawaii clip, 1939, Van Cleef & Arpels' Collection
Flowers were a principal source of inspiration for Van Cleef & Arpels’ from the late 1930s through the 1940s. This bouquet of colored sapphires and other gems symbolizes happiness and optimism.
Van Cleef & Arpels’ Cosmos flower blossoms in the spring. Each flower is formed of four heart-shaped petals either in white gold or yellow gold and set with diamonds. It is a symbol of delicacy, femininity, and luck.
Rose de Noel™ clip, 2001
An emblematic flower for Van Cleef & Arpels, the Rose de Noël™ clip combines a precious stone, the diamond, with hard stones such as white mother-of-pearl, chalcedony, turquoise, or coral. A symbol of love and romance, it represents a winter-blooming rose.
Socrate™ Between the Finger™ Ring & Socrate ring, 2003
Angelica, whose white umbels fringe the banks of rivers and streams, has inspired Van Cleef & Arpels to create a delicate floral motif set with diamonds. The design’s exquisite freshness is repeated across a range of glittering rings, pendants and earrings. Named Socrate™ in honor of the illustrious philosopher, this collection celebrates the gentle calm of a pastoral haven where daydreams bloom.
Folie des Prés™ clip, 2003
In the Folie des Prés™ collection, Van Cleef & Arpels pays homage to a wild and enchanting Nature with delicate garlands of colorful flowers in purple and pink sapphires and diamonds.
Mélia necklace, 2008, Les Jardins collection
The Melia is a tree from the north of India, which blossoms in the spring. Its pink flowers are showcased in the Mélia set from Van Cleef & Arpels’ High Jewelry collection Les Jardins.
Floral and poetic, the set depicts a harmonious garland of pink sapphires, garnets, and diamonds.
Hibiscus Calcédoine ring, 2009, California rêverie™ collection
Highlighted in the High Jewelry collection, California Rêverie™, the hibiscus is an exotic flower found in California. The Hibiscus Calcédoine ring and earrings embody Van Cleef & Arpels’ interpretation of the bloom: a hibiscus flower with a chalcedony cabochon stamen and delicately open-worked diamond petals.