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Van Cleef & Arpels Alhambra Watch

Van Cleef & Arpels Alhambra Watch   This year, Van Cleef & Arpel’s Alhambra collection celebrates its Golden Anniversary. Fifty years ago, the line became instantly recognizable for its whimsical four-leaf clovers, symbolizing good luck, good fortune and good health—miniature […]

A lucky Find, Van Cleef & Arpels and their Alhambra Line. What’s in a name?

 A Lucky Find: Van Cleef & Arpels and their Alhambra Line. What’s In a Name? If it’s the right name, quite a lot. Such is the case with Van Cleef & Arpels, one of the foremost jewelry, watch, and perfume […]

Estate Van Cleef and Arpels Jewelry

Van Cleef & Arpels, known lovingly as VCA among its many admirers, is a storied jewelry designer. Our estate Van Cleef and Arpels jewelry has a fan club all its own. Famous for its haute joaillerie and fine jewelry alike, this jeweler has a […]

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Designer Pieces Under $5000

Welcome back to our budget week series! Everyone shops on a budget, even if that budget is “unlimited.” This week we want to highlight some of our favorites in our most popular categories, so you can see just how far […]

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Happy Hanukkah!

This Sunday kicks off the eight nights of Hanukkah, and this year a new lyrical list of Jewish celebrities, non-fiction and real-life alike has us excited for the festival of lights. Put on your yarmulke, here comes Hanukkah So much fun-ukah […]

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A Look at the Top 10 Luxury Jewelry Brands

In an age of branding and celebrities, we have become accustomed to putting a lot of stock in the name of any number of products. In few markets is the brand name a determinant of value as it is in […]

Antique Style Platinum and Diamond Engagement Ring

When Money is No Object

Let’s pretend for a moment that everyone in the world is a billionaire, so there’s no such thing as status symbols. Everyone can afford a mansion on the beach, everyone can afford a Maybach, everyone can afford a hand-crafted, diamond-studded […]

Coming in 2015: Hard Luxury

A traditional description of vintage watches and high end jewelry, the buzz word in 2015 fashion and international vogue culture adopts the term hard luxury. The lead inaugural conference title signifies a step forward representing relevant industry impact for Vogue […]

Holiday Gift Ideas: Getting Started With Jewelry

The holidays are just around the corner, and if you have not already starting planning the perfect gift for the important women in your life, then you better hustle. The best deals can usually be found early, and early is […]

Back to L’ecole with Van Cleef and Arpels

Watch making is a skill that not enough people know about anymore. Fewer people are willing to learn this highly technical skill than ever before but Van Cleef and Arpels have reopened its Paris school and introduced classes that teach […]

Van Cleef and Arpels Buyers with Experience

History of the 1896 wedding of Estelle Arpels to Alfred Van Cleef They met at the end of the Nineteenth Century, Alfred Van Cleef, a precious stone-cutters’ son, and the young woman, Estelle Arpels, her father a leading precious raw […]