Van Cleef & Arpels’ Fairy Tale–Inspired Claire De Lune Necklace



Four Brothers Grimm fairy tales inspired Van Cleef & Arpels’ latest haute joaillerie collection. The Clair de Lune necklace, a stunning feat of ornate craftsmanship, is designed to evoke the night sky in “The Golden Bird,” a story of a gardener’s pursuit of, well, a golden bird. Nicolas Bos, global president and CEO of Van Cleef & Arpels, says the venerable atelier “has always been imbued with poetry and dreams—legends and fairy tales have been a powerful source of inspiration for the maison.” Rare Bird “The Brothers Grimm universe is very different from the previous tales the maison has explored,” Bos says. (Among the house’s varied inspirations: Noah’s Ark and the French fairy tale Peau d’Âne.) Despite this, he adds, the collection as a whole ably “reflects Van Cleef & Arpels’ legacy and themes of enchanted nature, fantastical journeys, and
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