Historic Pieces


    The Pivoine Clip

    Back

    The Pivoine is a set of two clips, one with a closing flower and the other opening. Today, the closing Pivoine clip is among the masterpieces in Van Cleef & Arpels’ private collection, while the opening Pivoine clip is in a private collection. Created in 1937, the jewel is not only representative of the floral influences that are so dear to the Maison, but also a triumph of technical virtuosity in its use of Mystery Set™.

    This exceptional clip is adorned with 640 rubies of 95 carats and 239 diamonds of 29,72 carats. It was purchased in 1946 by Mahmoud Fakhry Pacha - the Egyptian ambassador in Paris - probably for H.R.H. Princess Faiza, the sister of H.M. King Farouk.

    If you are interested in this theme, you may also like :The set of H.R.H. Princess Fawzia of Egypt

    Back

    Online orders are still available but you may experience delays in the shipping. Please note that gift wrapping is not available. Our ambassadors remain at your disposal at 1-877 VAN CLEEF.