Van Cleef & Arpels

A Striking 18ct Gold, Diamond and Lapis Lazuli Dress Ring by Van Cleef & Arpels

A striking gold, diamond and lapis lazuli dress ring by Van Cleef & Arpels c.1970s, made in 18ct yellow gold, the centre set horizontally with two tapered rectangular pieces of carved domed polished deep blue lapis lazuli framed by a channel set row of round brilliant cut diamonds and bisected vertically with a barrel shaped panel of diamonds, the band tapering smoothly from front to back. This stylish ring is typical of the period, the opaque vibrant blue of the lapis contrasting with the bright white sparkle of the diamonds, all set off by the warmth of yellow gold.

Further Details

Condition ReportVery fine
Setting18ct yellow gold signed VCA, numbered and with French assay marks
Weight description11 grams
DimensionsUK finger size L, US size 5.75
1.4cm / 0.54" wide at centre front tapering to 0.5cm / 0.2" centre back
Gemstones43 x round brilliant cut diamonds weighing 1.30cts in total
2 x polished domed pieces of lapis lazuli


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Van Cleef & Arpels

On June 16th 1906 Van Cleef & Arpels opened the doors to their first boutique at number 22, Place Vendôme. Next door to Lalique, opposite the Ritz and a stones throw from Boucheron, this would prove to be the first of many boutiques that the highly successful Maison would open around the world during the 20th Century.

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