For more than a millennia Van Cleef & Arpels, has been serving the luxurious item lust such as watch, perfume and jewellery. Their pieces often feature flowers, animals, and fairies, and have been worn by style icons for such Hollywood legends as Elizabeth Taylor and Marlene Dietrich, as well as royals like Princess Grace of Monaco and Princess Faiza of Egypt.

Princess Grace of Monaco

This pearl and diamond necklace was a wedding gift from her husband, prince rainier, who bought it from the Van Cleef & Arpels boutique in new York.

Marlene Dietrich

The hollywood legend was known to wear her own jewellery in her films. here she shows off her Jarretière bracelet in a publicity shot for hitchcock’s Stage Fright.

Elizabeth Taylor

The actress’ extensive jewellery collection was just as legendary as her beauty. Among the notable pieces she owned was this barquerolles choker given to her by richard burton.

Princess Charlene

The Monaco princess wore the océan tiara, part of her bridal suite of jewellery, as a necklace to the 2011 bal de la Croix rouge.

(Text by Charlene Co)

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