Chrysoprase and Tiger’s Eye Hoop Earrings by Van Cleef & Arpels
A pair of rare vintage gemset hoop earrings by Van Cleef & Arpels Paris. Each wide textured gold hoop set with with alternating rows of chrysoprase and tiger’s eye cabochons. Size 3.5 cm (=1.4 inches). Signed and numbered. Circa 1970s.
Van Cleef and Arpels was founded in 1896 by Alfred Van Cleef, and his uncle-by-marriage, Salomon Arpels. The duo opened their first shop in Paris. Today the jeweller’s flag ship can still be found in Paris at 22 Place Vendome, where the Maisons’ fine collection and elegant designs first bought delight to Parisian high society.
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