Van Cleef & Arpels’ Legacy and Artistry by Cooper-Hewitt

The Jewelry of Van Cleef & Arpels will showcase more than 300 timepieces, fashion accessories, design drawings, images from the firm’s archives and, of course, an abundance of jewelry in six themes that reflect its legacy: Innovation, Transformation, Nature, Exoticism, Fashion, and Personalities. The Innovations category highlights the brand’s Mystery Setting, a 1933 patented technique in which stones are cut …

Victoria Scott-RichardsVan Cleef & Arpels’ Legacy and Artistry by Cooper-Hewitt