Pair of Diamond 'Snowflake' Earclips, Van Cleef & Arpels
- Van Cleef & Arpels
- platinum, gold, diamond
Another example of a ‘Snowflake’ jewel by Van Cleef & Arpels is lot 220, a necklace mounted in yellow gold. Both examples, share a distinct femininity and charm. Featuring small clusters of round diamonds within diamond-set frames, what makes this design iconic is its ability to display a touchstone of VCA’s craftsmanship: an absence of metal. Each of these jewels bring the arrangement of the diamonds to the forefront, with the metal almost completely unseen, making it seem as though the jewels have glamorously melted onto the wearer, like a freshly fallen snowflake.