An Art Deco ruby single-stone ring, by Van Cleef & Arpels, 1923. The sugarloaf cabochon ruby, displaying asterism, within a delicate single-cut diamond mount, with beaded and millegrain detail, mounted in platinum, signed Van Cleef Arpels, numbered, French assay mark. #ArtDeco #VanCleef&Arpels
A diamond 'colibri' bird of paradise hatpin, by Van Cleef & Arpels, circa 1921, FOOTNOTES In the 1920s Van Cleef & Arpels made a series of brooches and hat pins in the form of exotic birds set with rose-cut diamonds in platinum, some with detachable natural feathers, c.f. Editions Paris-Musées, Van Cleef & Arpels, Paris 1992, p.154, catalogue no.237 Oiseau de Paradis clip, 1927, and no. 238 Colibri clip, 1925.
A MAGNIFICENT DIAMOND BRACELET, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS Set with eleven rectangular-cut diamonds, weighing approximately 5.71 to 2.72 carats, interspersed by twin marquise-shaped diamond links, 1966, 17.0 cm, with French assay marks for platinum and gold Signed Van Cleef & Arpels, no. 9.324CS