Flying Butterfly between the finger Ring, Butterflies collection 

Red Gold, mystery set sapphires, white gold, round and marquise-cut diamonds

The Flying Butterfly between the finger ring decorates the hand with the beauty of two flying butterflies.This ring spreads its wings set in white gold with diamonds and Mystery Set™ sapphires over three fingers. Sapphire symbolizes loyalty, faithfulness and love.

The Genre Papillon Pavonia Clip, Butterflies collection 

White Gold, round and pear-shaped diamonds, sapphires,coral(corallium rubrum -Italy), white mother-of-pearl (pinctada maxima - Australia)

The Genre Papillon Pavonia clip from the Butterflies collection symbolizes the spirit of freedom. Van Cleef & Arpels captures a part of nature which is constantly evolving and eternally renewed through butterflies. Deploying their wings inlayed with mother-of-pearl and set with diamonds and sapphires, these wonders of Nature embody a subtle blend of finesse and femininity. 

Pivoine Mystérieuse necklace, Palais de la chance™ collection

White gold, diamonds, red gold, Mystery Set™ rubies

The Pivoine Mystérieuse necklace from the Palais de la chance collection™  - revealed at the TEFAF Maastricht in March 2014 - adorns the neckline with a garland of leaves in delicate openwork, set with round and baguette-cut diamonds and features a spectacular pivoine detachable clip with Mystery Set™ rubies and diamonds. This masterpiece has required more than 6,000 hours of work from the Mains d’Or™, the master jewelers of Place Vendôme workshops.

Craftsmanship of the Pivoine Mystérieuse necklace, Palais de la chance™ collection

Design of Van Cleef & Arpels Pivoine Mystérieuse necklace in the Maison’s workshops Place Vendôme.
Gouaché drawing: detail on the peony detachable clip

Cinemagraph - Main d’Or™  jeweler at Van Cleef & Arpels workshops

Adjustment of the leaves motif detachable clip.
The Pivoine Mystérieuse necklace from the Palais de la chance collection™ features two detachable clips. The voluptuous pivoine clip can be easily removed and replaced by this leaves motif detachable clip – a demonstration of Van Cleef & Arpels’ taste for transformable jewelry.

Craftsmanship of the Pivoine Mystérieuse necklace, Palais de la chance collection

Mock-up of Van Cleef & Arpels Pivoine Mystérieuse necklace in the Maison’s workshops Place Vendôme.
Putter mock-up: painting the flower motif

Pivoine Mystérieuse detachable clip, Palais de la chance™ collection

White gold, round diamonds, red gold, Mystery Set™ rubies.

The flower in Mystery Set™ rubies and diamonds of the Pivoine Mystérieuse necklace - detachable in order to become a clip - stands out against the sparkling foliage, its diamond hemmed petals seeming to blossom before our eyes.  With its voluptuous corolla ranging from flaming red to powder white, the pivoine has dazzled the Maison since the 1930s.

Detail of the Pivoine Mystérieuse detachable clip, Palais de la chance™ collection

White gold, round diamonds, red gold, Mystery Set™ rubies.

The spectacular Pivoine detachable clip of the Pivoine Mystérieuse necklace combines diamonds with Mystery Set™ rubies. Patented by Van Cleef & Arpels in 1933, the Mystery Setting™ technique —in which individually-cut stones positioned on golden rails entirely cover the surface while metal remains unseen -  exemplifies all the excellence of the Maison.