Van Cleef & Arpels shares Couleurs de Paradis collection for viewing
Van Cleef & Arpels unveils the new Couleurs de Paradis collection at its own boutique in The Dubai Mall. Comprising of sautoirs and necklaces each created in a limited number, the collection was celebrated in VIP viewing. Inspired from Birds, one of the Maison’s favourite inspirations for over one hundred years, this collection complements the Oiseaux de Paradis and Nid de Paradis collections with the introduction of cultured pearls and hard stones such as: onyx, turquoise, chalcedony or lapis lazuli.
The novelty in this collection lies in the introduction of cultured pearls and hard stones such as: onyx, turquoise, chalcedony or lapis lazuli. These are materials that have already appeared in some of the Maison’s signature pieces such as the clips of the 50s and 60s and the iconic Alhambra® collection. Today, their radiant colours echo the sky’s changing hues or the bird’s brightly coloured plumage, represented here in a figurative or abstract fashion.
Indeed, each piece is an ode to the creature’s aerial grace and beauty. The emphasis is on the volume effect; to achieve this, elements of each silhouette are first carved out of wax before being crafted and assembled step by step. Once completed, the creations spring to life and give a remarkable impression of movement.