Van Cleef & Arpels will be exhibited at the Today Art Museum in Beijing

The jeweler will display the elegance of his pieces until early august in China

Lion Barquerolles choker (1971)

The luxury jewelry store Van Cleef & Arpels will exhibit the magic exhibition “When Elegance Meets Art” at the Beijing Today Art Museum. The exhibition, which runs until August 5, features more than 400 creations of the famous jewelry. All the pieces will be in chronological order, from the year 1906 to the present day, with the most emblematic creations.

The Van Cleef & Arpels will feature everything from the 1920s to the blockbuster, the famous Duchess of Windsor. Also emerald and diamond

jewelry like the choker of lions, by Richard Burton Elizabeth Taylor.


Indian necklace (1971)



Mystère IV necklace (1956)


Automate Fée Ondene (2017)


Roses Minaudière (1926)

The exhibition is an incredible mix of luxury and mystery about royalty, and show us the power of jewelry and its changes over the decades. Replicas that are part of the history of the world will also be exposed, as is the case of the crown of the Shahbanu (Empress) of Iran (1967). The original crown – created by Atelier Vassort for the coronation of the Empress Farah on October 26, 1967 – is kept in the Iranian treasury; contains 143 emeralds along with thousands of diamonds and several colored stones. From the Van Cleef & Arpels collection.

Mystery Set Chrysanthemum clip (1937) in gold, platinum and diamond

The Van Cleef & Arpels product line ranges from watches and necklaces to custom products like crowns.

Source: Vogue*.