Whether inspired by nature, couture, dance or imaginary worlds, high jewellery crafted by Van Cleef & Arpels never fails to astound. To date, its signatures remain as relevant and singular as ever, from the Mystery Set technique and the transformable Zip necklaces to the instantly recognisable Alhambra collection and the iconic Minaudiere line. The maison is also famed for its Pierres de Caracteres exceptional gems that adorn the creations and the Mains d’Or virtuoso craftsmen who create them.
Nature En Majeste is its latest high jewellery line, and once again Van Cleef & Arpels returns to Mother Nature for the most elegant ideas. Florals and vegetation give form to the pieces more than anything else; although other treasures the natural world also make prominent appearances. Giraffes, antelopes, penguins and mallards frolic in pairs, while the most glorious florals such as peonies, daisies, poppies, forget-me-nots and lush autumn foliage bloom with strength and power.
Apart from classical precious gems like diamonds, rubies and emeralds, the collection features coloured sapphires, spessartite garnets, black spinels, green tourmalines, engraved rubellites, onyx and more. Nature En Majeste showcases the best of Van Cleef & Arpels’s 112-year-old savoir faire.