Pair of diamond ear clips, 'Snowflake', Van Cleef & Arpels, 1950s
Each designed as a snowflake, set with circular-cut diamonds, diameter approximately 38mm, signed Van Cleef & Arpels, numbered, French import assay marks for 18 carat gold, combined gross weight 25.15 grams ; together with an unsigned similar design brooch, diameter approximately 68mm, French import assay mark for 18 carat gold, gross weight 57.43 grams.
Cf.: Liesel Couvreur-Schiffer, Van Cleef & Arpels, Paris, 1992, pg. 150
Cf.: Marc Petit, Van Cleef & Arpels, Reflets d'éternité, Paris, 2005
for a photograph of a similar pair of ear clips and brooch.