VAN CLEEF & ARPELS’ TWO HOLIDAY COLLECTIONS
Van Cleef & Arpels presents its two winter flowers collections. Rose de Noël and Hellébore collections are a testament to Van Cleef & Arpels’ ability to draw from its rich heritage and reimagine its icons for the present day. French luxury brand apart from other jewellers that also look to nature for inspiration.
Combining the glitter of diamonds with the sheen of ornamental stones, the Rose de Noël collection symbolizes beauty and romance. French jeweller actually introduced many winters ago in the 1970s. As its name suggests, the collection was a tribute to the Christmas rose, capturing its beauty in diamonds, yellow gold and coral. The floral motif has since graced clips, pendants and earrings in different sizes and materials.
The Rose de Noël collection offers a wide range of colors, materials, and sizes to accomodate different tastes and occasions.
Over the years the collection has been reinterpreted into many variations, combining the sparkle of diamonds with mother-of-pearl, coral and chalcedony, as well as chrysoprase. Rose de Noël pieces, despite the rarity of the organic gemstone.
The second collection the Hellébore jewellery collection once again drew inspiration from the Christmas rose, also known as Helleboris. These bold designed are statement pieces perfect for the festive season. A necklace, a clip, earrings and a ring, as well as a Between the Finger Ring feature sculpted flowers mounted on white gold with diamonds.
The new line, however, brings an extra dose of shine with its abundant use of sparkling diamonds. These complement the glimmer of the lapis lazuli, mother-of-pearl and turquoise stones featured throughout the Hellébore pieces.
The lines of diamonds burst forth on the skin, displaying an aesthetic of ethereal lightness further heightened by the openwork petals embellishing each creation.