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Details & Cataloguing

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Gem set and diamond demi-parure, 'Zip', Van Cleef & Arpels, 1950s
Comprising: a necklace of zip design, set with circular-cut sapphires, rubies and emeralds, highlighted with brilliant-cut diamonds, inner circumference approximately 360mm, convertible into a bracelet length approximately 180mm, and a pair of ear clips, each piece signed Van Cleef & Arpels, numbered, French assay marks for gold, maker's mark.
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Literature

Cf.: Evelyne Possémé, Van Cleef & Arpels, The Art of High Jewelry, Paris, Les Arts Décofatifs, 2012, pg. 160 for an illustration of a similar necklace.

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