As we step into Van Cleef & Arpels' fairytale realm, notice the glimmering bouquets of precious stones and the flutter of diamond feathers. In this High Jewelry collection, the Maison reinterprets four tales by the Brothers Grimm, imbuing each with a precious touch. Let's dive into the stories of The Twelve Dancing Princesses, The Golden Bird, The Three Feathers and The Town Musicians of Bremen.
Princesse Éos clip
Souliers précieux clip
Drawing on a wide cast of characters and their adventures, Van Cleef & Arpels' intricate jewels recount these tales with gold and meticulously selected gemstones. Each stone is chosen for its quality, as well as for the emotions it carries and the story it tells.
Gouaché design, Panache mystérieux clip
Panache mystérieux clip, white gold, Vitrail Mystery Set colored sapphires, diamonds
The myriad shapes and colors of this collection move with grace, adapting to the wearer's fancy. Detachable pendants and transformable necklaces add a sense of wonder to the collection, their form shifting to reflect the multiple facets of fairytales.
Traversée étoilée bracelet
Their intense blue – perfectly matched and typical of their Burmese origin – represents the lake that the princesses cross each night before going dancing.
Pomme de pin clip
The Pomme de pin clip is from the tale The Town Musicians of Bremen and evokes the pine tree that provided the animals with nocturnal refuge.
Mysterious and ever changing, the Maison's fairytale creations recount unique elements from each story. Come and delight in the collection's hidden secrets; be it an exquisite pattern woven into the underside of a bracelet, or a clip that pivots to mimic shimmering gold leaves.
Hespérides ring, yellow gold, platinum, one oval-cut yellow sapphire of 20.36 carats (Sri Lanka), onyx, diamonds
Contemplation ring, white gold, one emerald-cut sapphire of 11.62 carats (Burma), sapphires, diamonds
Calice de spinelle ring, white gold, rose gold, one oval-cut pink spinel of 6.25 carats, rubies, diamonds
Victoire earrings with detachable pendants
Trio précieux clip
Control of the Mystery Set work, Panache mystérieux clip
Setting one of the buff-topped marquise-cut emerald, Pomme de pin clip
Gouaché design of Sous la lune transformable necklace
Setting the sapphire, Serapi transformable long necklace