French Jewellery House Van Cleef & Arpels, founded in 1906, is still enchanting jewelry admirers with unusual and bizarre designs.
Within the last century many celebrities have been fascinating of the excellent goldsmithery of the brand jewelers. On the 23rd of November the auction in Hong Kong will provide a chance to acquire 8 fabulous jewelries from private collections.
One of the top-lots of the auction will be a sapphire and diamond necklace once belonged to Wallis Simpson for which King Edward VIII abdicated the throne in 1936. Their love story inspired Van Cleef & Arpels jewelers for a number of outstanding designs. Rubies and diamond bracelet will be put up for an auction in Hong Kong which has been organized by Bonhams company. This jewelry belonged to Hélène Beaumont, philanthropist and celebutante of Cote-d’Azur pre-war period.
The item is embellished with 107 carats of rubies and its worth is estimated at 454-544 thousand dollars.