Van Cleef Arpels

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Forget About Money: This One’s for the Dreamers

They love watches and make no secret of it: get to know our horology enthusiasts Philippe and Alexander in conversation.  Alexander: Today we are going to play the millionaire lottery. That means: we talk about our three favourites in each…

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A Closer Look: The Van Cleef & Arpels Midnight Planétarium – A Universe on the Wrist

Even for those who think they have already discovered everything in the fascinating world of watches, here’s a truly astonishing piece. The Midnight Planétarium by Van Cleef & Arpels from 2014 is not only an extraordinary men’s watch, but also…

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Let’s Talk Jump Hour Watches: Van Cleef & Arpels’ Pierre Arpels Heure d’Ici & Heure d’Ailleurs

At the British Museum in London, not too far along from hallowed halls housing Egyptian mummies and Ancient Greek amphoras, there is a Clocks and Watches Room, with artefacts dating from 1300 AD to the present. From decorative domestic clocks…

Telling the Time with Flowers? Van Cleef & Arpels’ Lady Arpels Heures Florales

It’s fair to say that across the Swiss watch industry, it is men’s and unisex watches that tend to be the most technically interesting. A timepiece that breaks this trend, however, is Van Cleef’s Lady Arpels Heures Florales. Charmingly beautiful…