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Book it now: Inside the Van Cleef & Arpels Patrimonial Exhibition

Book it now: Inside the Van Cleef & Arpels Patrimonial Exhibition

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Dragon clip

Reflecting the fascinations of the time, Van Cleef & Arpels has also taken inspiration from the cultures of the Far East throughout its history. This was particularly notable during the 1920s when the Universal exhibitions exposed society to the rich colours, silks, bronzes and other artefacts from China, Japan and Thailand. Changing fashions in the 1960s also brought about a new love for the Far East and contemporary jewels like the Dragon clip above, created in 1969, were the result.

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