Van Cleef & Arpels

Van Cleef and Arpels Delights Women with Pont des Amoureux Watch
The creative minds within the Van Cleef & Arpels manufacture have designed a romantic-themed Pont des Amoureux watch. Developed with true women in mind, the design of this novelty exudes passion for living in love.

A true work of art, the dial of the new Van Cleef & Arpels watch captures the time in a very special manner. The retrograde display reveals miniature figurines of a man and a woman, setting off to meet at the famous arch bridge over the Thiou River in Annecy, France. The delicate figure of the woman, carrying an umbrella, substitutes the hour hand. The man, secretly holding a flower behind his back, serves to indicate the minutes. Upon hitting 12 o’clock, the lovers meet at the center for a kiss - a remarkable detail that further enhances the romantic mood of the model.

At the heart of the Van Cleef & Arpels watch is beating a modified Jaeger-LeCoultre hand-wound mechanical movement. It operates at a frequency of 21,600 vibrations per hour and provides a 39-hour power reserve.
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Van Cleef and Arpels Charms
Van Cleef and Arpels Charms is a delicate ladies' watch fascinating by its perfect elegance. The round 18K case demonstrates an Alhambra inspired guilloche dial and a majestic bezel set with several lines of diamonds.

The watch's peculiarity is a delightful charm dangling from the bezel. It is shaped as a diamond-set Alhambra motif. Fixed to the side of the case on a moving bezel, the four-leaf clover moves with the wearer's hand. Van Cleef and Arpels Charms is available with interchangeable colored straps, in leather or black satin equipped with 18K gold buckle.

The timepiece is equipped with a Swiss Quartz movement. read more

Midnight in Paris Timepiece - Admire a Piece of Sky
The 42-mm case of the Van Cleef & Arpels Midnight in Paris is crafted in rose gold and provided with scratch-proof sapphire crystal. It is 20-meter water resistant. read more

Meet Van Cleef & Arpels Poetic Complication, Five Weeks in a Balloon Watch
At SIHH 2011, Van Cleef & Arpels is going to unveil a new timepiece inspired by Les Voyages Extraordinaires, a famous novel written by Jules Verne. The watch is named the Poetic Complication Five weeks in a balloon.

The eye-paralyzing dial is embellished with champleve enamel and inlaid with mother-of-pearl. It demonstrates a hot-air balloon flowing into the air of Zanzibar.

The retrograde hours and minutes are displayed with help of the moving balloon’s anchor and a flying bird.
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Enjoy Van Cleef and Arpels Journee a Paris Watch
The horological company Van Cleef & Arpels has proudly released its Journee a Paris watch, whose name means “a Day in Paris”, when translated from French. This fascinating timepiece demonstrates the brand’s ability to successfully combine high jewelry with accuracy of a complicated timepiece.

The Van Cleef & Arpels watch employs a breathtaking pink gold case, which boasts a diameter of 38 mm. Its thickness constitutes 11.1 mm. The case is equipped with a graceful crown, located at 3 o’clock. It carries a bezel, brightened by the delicate stream of dazzling diamonds. The watch handles the depths of up to 30 meters.

Housed in the case is a moving mother-of-pearl dial. A true work of art, it takes the audience to the Tuileries gardens, to the ile de la Cite, avenue Montaigne as well as to the Opera and Place Vendome.

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Van Cleef and Arpels Lady Arpels Extraordinary Butterfly Watches - Spectacular Design and Brilliant Performance
The new Lady Arpels Extraordinary Butterfly collection, manufactured by the vintage watchmaker Van Cleef & Arpels, is impossible to dislike. Inspired by butterfly, a symbol of renewal, the line includes five spectacular timepieces, beautifully named Parvana, Vanessa, Euthalie, Kimama and Caligo. Each version is strictly limited to eight pieces.

Imbued with femininity and emotion, each item shows off a stunning dial. It is an outstanding master Dominique Baron, who for the first time applied the "stained-glass" enameling technique in order to capture the butterfly in full flight on a three-dimensional display.

The interior life of each new model is represented by the self-winding mechanical Caliber 830P movement, characterized by extreme reliability. This mechanism serves to animate the functions of hours and minutes.
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Van Cleef and Arpels - Midnight Extraordinary Japanese Lacquer Watches
The famous watchmaker Van Cleef & Arpels is proud to announce its novel Midnight Extraordinary Japanese Lacquer watches, reserved specially for men. Encouraged by breathtaking Japanese sceneries, each of these remarkable timekeeping creations has been produced in a limited series of 8 pieces.

Born from the dexterous fingers of Hakose San, a genius artist who acted as a master dial maker for Van Cleef &Arpels, the new watches achieved the marriage of the austere purity of the Midnight case and matchless precision of the lacquer work.

The Midnight Extraordinary Japanese Lacquer watches borrowed their names from five traditional landscapes, including Sakura and Ryusui. These sceneries represent a source of ceaseless inspiration for the masters of lacquer craftsmanship. read more

Van Cleef and Arpels Enchants Ladies with Butterfly Symphony Watch
The house of Van Cleef & Arpels never ceases to amaze its devoted admirers. This time, the brand has stunned the horological world with the presentation of its retrograde Butterfly Symphony lady’s watch.

A true horological marvel, the model has adopted an artfully executed 38 mm case, crafted from white gold. Its thickness constitutes 11.7 mm. The timepiece handles depths of up to 20 meters. The novel Van Cleef & Arpels watch carries a graceful bezel, which presents a shimmering play of jewels.

It forms a precious frame around a fascinating dial, equipped with Arabic numerals. Each number is coupled with a scintillating diamond which adds to the elegance of the timekeeper’s face. The display of the an Cleef & Arpels Butterfly Symphony watch catches and holds the gaze with two enameled butterflies, swooping up and down a great tree with a white gold trunk and mother-of-pearl foliage. read more

Van Cleef and Arpels Unveils Collection of Hummingbirds Watches
Inspired by amazing hummingbirds, the illustrious watchmaking house Van Cleef & Arpels has manufactured an exclusive collection of five spectacular timepieces - the Lady Arpels Extraordinary Hummingbirds. The range includes Berylline, Ruby-Throated, Violet-Crowned, Blue-Throated and Calliope watches.

The flamboyant dials of the Van Cleef & Arpels watches depict the nomadic birds with remarkably bright plumage. In search for nectar, hummingbirds collect pollen with their long curved beaks from flowers.

In order to impeccably convey the movement of the bird and the flower it is attracted to, the extraordinary dial of every model has been created utilizing three different techniques: setting of precious stones, champleve enamelling, as well as three-dimensional enameling.  read more

Van Cleef and Arpels Timeless From the Earth to the Moon Watch - Charming Audacity
Van Cleef & Arpels is happy to present its new Timeless From the Earth to the Moon watch, which combines the emotion of spectacular High Jewellery with horological mastery.

The new Van Cleef & Arpels watch employs a white gold case. Its bezel is breathtakingly inset with diamonds, thoroughly chosen with respect to their cut, color and clarity.

Housed in the case is an irresistibly beautiful dial, done in mother-of-pearl. The display is embellished with a miniature painting, which turns it into a true masterpiece. The main point of attraction is a rocket in sculpted gold, enamel, diamonds, spinel, spessartite garnet, citrine and moonstone.
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Admire Van Cleef and Arpels Lady Arpels Polar Landscapes Seal Decor Watch
The timepiece maker Van Cleef & Arpels fascinates female audience with its new Lady Arpels Polar Landscapes Seal Decor watch.

Inspired by Antarctica, the new Van Cleef & Arpels watch immediately attracts attention with its highly artistic dial. Its gold base has been engraved and then applied with translucent enamel, used to depict water. Due to the engraving process, the impression of movement was produced.

The real attention grabbers of the display are two seals. Climbing out of the water, they are drying their diamond-set coats in the winter sun.
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Van Cleef and Arpels High Jewellery Timepiece Makis Decor Watch - Designed for Glamorous Moments
The horological company Van Cleef & Arpels enchants ladies with its new High Jewellery Timepiece Makis Decor watch.

The new Van Cleef & Arpels watch is delivered in a white gold case, round in shape. It is gently hugged by a myriad of precious stones, which form a decorative bracelet impossible to resist. The ensemble includes flowers and leaves of emeralds and sapphires, creepers of diamonds as well as two small monkeys, with tails of black onyx and diamonds entwined in the branches.

Each high-quality stone is painstakingly mounted according to the most demanding standards, set by Maison’s jewellers. The central flower is in fact mobile. Such structure protects the new Van Cleef & Arpels High Jewellery Timepiece Makis Decor watch at the heart of this precious construction.
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Van Cleef and Arpels Presents Lady Arpels Ballerina Decor Watch and Ballerina Dancer Set
Van Cleef & Arpels amazes female customers by launching its new Lady Arpels Ballerina decor watch and the Ballerina Dancer set.

The new Van Cleef & Arpels watch enchants the eye with an image of a graceful ballerina. Extremely appealing, the face of the dancer, represented by a rose cut diamond, exudes joy and happiness. The craftsmen within the manufacture have also chosen diamonds for her tiara, slippers and leotard. The ballerina’s tutu, meanwhile, is embellished with rubies, which utilized the Mystery Setting technique.

Engraved in gold and in relief, the figurine of the ballerina dancer is presented on a white mother-of-pearl dial. The time on its surface is reduced to indicating hours and minutes. The display of the new Van Cleef & Arpels Lady Arpels Ballerina decor watch is gently hugged by a diamond-studded bezel.
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Van Cleef and Arpels Timeless XL Watch - Dazzling Simplicity
Van Cleef & Arpels delights the public with the presentation of its new Timeless XL watch.

The company’s appealing brainchild is available in an oval-shaped 18-carat white gold or 18-carat pink gold case. Its measurements are 50mm x35mm. The new Van Cleef & Arpels watch carries a bezel, generously sprinkled with round brilliant cut diamonds, totaling to 3.75 carats.

The new Van Cleef & Arpels Timeless XL watch is offered in three dial executions. The 18-carat white gold version comes equipped with a blue or white lacquer guilloche dial.
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Van Cleef and Arpels Watches - Mythical Constellations
Van Cleef & Arpels offers four alluring ladies watches, which catch attention due to their skillful interpretations of mythical constellations. The collection is delivered in an exclusive cabinet produced of sycamore and mother-of-pearl inlay.

The new Van Cleef & Arpels Lady Arpels Pavo Decor watch is devoted to the Peacock constellation, found in the Southern hemisphere and dedicated to Hera. In Greek mythology, the peacock is an emblem of the queen of Olympia, which embodies the return of spring.

A symbol of pride, the bird mesmerizes the audience with its diamond plumage. It is depicted on the dial, done in hard stone inlay, sculpted gold set with diamonds as well as champleve and vallone enamel. The display ensures hours and minutes.

The new Van Cleef & Arpels watch is set in a 38mm white gold case, illuminated by the play of diamonds. Ticking inside is an 830 P mechanical movement.

Each new Van Cleef & Arpels watch is offered in a limited edition of 22 pieces.
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