Van Cleef & Arpels Ruby and Diamond Earrings
A demonstration of superlative artistry, this pair of French mid-20th century Van Cleef & Arpels clipback button earrings with stripes of rubies and diamonds is a masterpiece of modernism. With radiance that exceeds even their ideal proportions, the regimental lines of round-cut bright red rubies against bright colorless diamonds create a sense of visual order that’s immediate and compelling.
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- Curator's Notes
Item #: ER-17570
Artist: Van Cleef & Arpels
Size: 1” length, 0.75” width
Materials: 54 Round-cut diamonds (approximate total weight 10.00 carats); 54 Round-cut rubies (approximate total weight 10.00 carats); Platinum; With signed Van Cleef & Arpels box
Signed: "Van Cleef & Arpels," “16251," “PT 950,” House and French control marks
Sleek and compact, yet throwing a lot of light, the design of these earrings embody the sleek Parisian modishness popularized by Hubert de Givenchy’s costumes for Audrey Hepburn in films like Charade.