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Van Cleef & Arpels

circa 1955
A delightful pair of ‘Inséparables’ diamond love bird earrings with gold beaks and clip fittings.
£39,500.00
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A delightful pair of ‘Inséparables’ diamond love bird earrings by Van Cleef & Arpels circa 1955, each earring finely modelled in platinum in the form of a stylised bird with wing tapering up the ear, fully pavé set with single cut and round brilliant cut diamonds and with gold beak, to white gold clip fittings.
Specifications
  • OriginFrench, made for the New York store
  • Gemstones and Other Materials124 round brilliant and single cut diamonds estimated to weigh a combined total of approximately 4.5cts
  • Condition ReportVery fine
  • SettingPlatinum with white gold clips, signed Van Cleef & Arpels NY, stamped with Made in France and numbered 26463
  • Weight description11.5 grams
  • DimensionsOverall length 2cm
Literature & exhibitions
Please see ‘Set in Style - The Jewelry of Van Cleef & Arpels’ Sarah D. Coffin p.139 for a pair of similar earrings from the same collection

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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