Van Cleef & Arpels Paris Angelskin Coral "Philippine" Ring
Created around 1968, this coral and diamond Philippine ring was made by Van Cleef & Arpels Paris. The ring centers a rectangular field of pavé-set round brilliant-cut diamonds edged by wirework, and flanked by shaped angelskin coral shoulders. This elegant little finger jewel with unusual angelskin coral is packed with charm, and is stackable with other colorful VCA rings as well as diamond and gold bands.
- Product Details
- Curator's Notes
Item #: R-20874
Artist: Van Cleef & Arpels
Size: 5.75 (this ring can be sized; please contact the gallery for further information)
Materials: 18 round diamonds (approximate total weight 0.50 carat); 18K Gold
Signed: VCA 18kt 68 B5001 K843 .50ct
Literature: A Philippine ring in coral and diamonds is pictured in Van Cleef & Arpels: The Art of High Jewelry, by Évelyne Posséme, p. 190
This ring design appeared in the 1960s as part of the Van Cleef & Arpels "La Boutique" line, in colorful iterations set with agate, lapis, coral and onyx with the idea that the Philippine could be worn alone, or in twos and threes.