Description

    Diamond, Ruby, Gold Bracelet, Van Cleef & Arpels
    The hinged bangle features full-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 1.25 carats, enhanced by baguette-cut rubies weighing a total of approximately 1.35 carats, set in 18k gold, marked V.C.A for Van Cleef & Arpels. Gross weight 18.10 grams.
    Length: 6-3/4 inches


    Condition Report*:

    Designer: Van Cleef & Arpels
    Diamond Average Color: G-H-I
    Diamond Average Clarity: VS
    Diamond Shapes: Full-cut
    Diamond Count: 1 - 25
    Gem Type: Rubies
    Gem Average Clarity: Good
    Gem Shape: Baguette-cut
    Gem Count: 1 - 25
    Overall Condition: Very Good
    Notes: Marked V.C.A. 130510 SA 750. Completed by a fold over safety. One of the rubies is abraded.


    Van Cleef & Arpels: Parisian jeweler Alfred Van Cleef opened his salon in partnership with his brothers-in-law, Julien and Charles Arpels, in 1906. The company quickly earned a reputation for using only the highest quality colored gemstones. Their timeless designs employed elegant curves and clean fluid lines; capturing the essence of beauty in motion. Their success was immediate. In 1930, the firm patented the first minaudiere, a fancy purse-like compartmentalized lady’s vanity case. In 1933, Van Cleef and Arpels introduced "invisible setting", or “mystery setting”. This innovative technique took the market by storm. It created the illusion of floating gems, each being fastened by wires from the underside of the piece. It was popular throughout the 1930s and 1940s before reappearing in the 1990s. The company is continues to be family run, managing locations across the globe.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2016
    19th Tuesday
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