jewelry in the Place Vendome to use the occasion to launch a new collection. Van CLEEF & ARPELS. It was the Duchess of Windsor (the legendary sometimes scandalous, always stylish Wallis Simpson) was first proposed in 1938 that crafts house zipper necklaces precious materials, but not until the 1950s that the technology caught up with the Duchess’s imagination. At that time, Wallis thereon. And although the characters seen wearing in The King’s Zip speech, the real Duchess never did
The Ocean Tiara: Created in 2011 by Van Cleef & Arpels. It was made to represent ocean waves and can be converted into a necklace. Materials: more than 850 diamonds and 359 sapphires in three shades, totaling over 1,200 stones and 70 carats. Provenance: Princess Charlene of Monaco, from Prince Albert II of Monaco on the occasion of their 2011 wedding. Van Cleef & Arpels created unique jewelry for Princess Charlene of Monaco, a gift from her husband, Prince Albert II.