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Jewelers have always looked to the heavens, but the Apollo 11 mission inspired a new era of designs.
The next time we land on the moon, I’d like someone to leave a Van Cleef gold Crater cuff on its surface. It’s not unprecedented. The Apollo 11 astronauts—whose historic mission celebrates its 50th anniversary this week—left several things behind in addition to ...
 
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Armstrong's wife wore the custom-made piece to meet Queen Elizabeth in 1969.
July 20 marks the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 mission and the first time that a person walked on the moon. However you plan to celebrate the occasion, we’ve found the perfect accessory: a brooch created by Van Cleef & Arpels ...
 
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Princess Caroline's father Prince Rainier bought the gorgeous triple strand necklace for his bride the year that they married.
It was the last Bal de Rose Karl Lagerfeld designed. The event, held annually in Monaco since 1954, and now presided over by Prince Albert, raises funds for artist scholarships and the Princess Grace Foundation. The theme this year was the riviera, ...
 
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Two 50th anniversary styles of the iconic necklace are revealed exclusively to T&C.
“Can you believe I still don’t have one?!” So exclaimed a jewelry-focused friend when I asked her to help me define the enduring allure of Van Cleef & Arpels’s Alhambra, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. (Full disclosure: I had also ...
 
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It turns out women want the same sort of rare and expensive watches that have historically been sold to men.
Every collector eventually graduates. A dabbler becomes a connoisseur; an enjoyable curiosity blossoms into a consuming obsession. In the world of horology, the aficionados are generally men, but over the last couple of years watch­makers have been quietly courting a small yet ...
 
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From Rolex to Hermés, here are the latest models of the best women's watches on the market today.
While men's watches often get top billing, women's timepieces are just as worthy of note. Here's a look at a few of the most statement-making options available today.SHOP NOW $3,650The Cape Cod watch is an Hermès classic, made in Switzerland and featuring a white mother-of-pearl dial with ...
 
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From Baume & Mercier to Vacheron Constantin, here are the top Swiss watch brands—and their best models—to choose for your wrist.
Swiss watches represent the pinnacle of the industry. And at Baselworld, the watch and jewelry show held in Switzerland each spring, the top watchmakers show off their latest creations. Below are 15 of the top Swiss brands on the market—including newly released ...
 
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A gold watch may be a status symbol, but it's one whose appeal seems to become less and less gaudy with age. That gold Rolex starts to look less like Patrick Bateman's favorite accessory and more like a treasured item that represents an ideal ...
 
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Van Cleef & Arpels launched the famed four-leaf clover shape in 1968. Now, nearly 50 years later, it remains an emblematic symbol of the brand.
As a jewelry specialist at Christie's, people often ask me: What makes a piece of jewelry iconic? I have thought about this many times over the years and always find myself changing the answer. Is it a jewel that best represents a ...
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