Van Cleef & Arpels
The history of Van Cleef & Arpels began in 1906, following the marriage of Alfred Van Cleef to the daughter of a seller of precious stones, Esther Arpels. Driven by a passion for the beautiful and excellence, the brand perpetuates a style imbued with creativity, enchantment and poetry. It also possesses a high degree of expertise in the world of jewellery and watch-making. It has been part of the Richemont Group since 2000.
Marriage in Paris of Estelle Arpels and Alfred Van Cleef.
The brand takes a big step forward in watch-making terms with the Cadenas watch, a combination of beauty and functionality.
Creation of the Poetic Complication collection with the idea of offering women mechanical watch-making with complication.
The Pont des Amoureux watch introduces two lovers whose romantic stroll marks the passing of time prior to a much awaited rendez-vous.