The modern women not only pay attention to beauty, but also pay attention to fitness. Ballet has become the new favorite of urban women. At the same time, it also has been creatively inspired by Van Cleef & Arpels. In the early 1940s, the family member of the brand, Louis Arpels, who was a veteran ballet and opera lover. The family used this thing as a source of inspiration to design a ballet brooch. Since then, the ballet scorpion has become one of the design of Van Cleef & Arpels, which has opened up the continual embarrassment of the family and ballet art.

In 2016, the world first 25 pieces of high-end jewellery inspired by classic ballet. The graceful dance of the ballet, the elegant stage costumes, the magnificent and beautiful dance design, the unparalleled gems and exquisite craftsmanship, which will cast the beautiful moment into the eternal gem dance.

Van Cleef & Arpels 1941 Spanish dancer brooch

In 1941, Van Cleef & Arpels first ballet jewellery piece came out. This series of jewels mimics the dance of dancers that has a different look. The iconic element of the series is a drop-shaped rose-cut diamond, representing the vivid and shining face of the maiko. The dance skirt is made of diamonds, emeralds and rubies, which form the three-dimensionality of the skirt.

Van Cleef & Arpels 2007 Ballet Series Brooch

Almost all the shapes of jewelry brooch can be found in the ballet dancers.

Van Cleef & Arpels 2007 Ballet Series Brooch

In 2007, it was the fortieth anniversary of the birth for the ballet series fine Jewels, which was created by Claude Arpels and the famous choreographer George Balanchine. The Ballet Précieux Ballet Fine Jewelry Collection is specially designed to celebrate the 40th anniversary. The short skirt and the rest posture of dancers are also added to the creation of the work.

Van Cleef & Arpels 2013 Ballet Series Black and White Diamond Brooch

In 2013, Van Cleef & Arpels continued to write an indissoluble bond with ballet art. In the ballet, with the French dancer, choreographer, LA Dance Project founder Benjamin Millepied — the ballet trilogy “Gem”: “Image”, “Heart and Arrow” and “The Other Side”.

Van Cleef & Arpels 2016 Ballet Series Diamond Brooch

The love from the family for ballet art is poured into the creation of 25 pieces of the world only counterfeit—the high-end jewellery collection Ballet Precieux. The new work is inspired by six classic ballets.

The hands belong to Jewelry designers are always so magical. They can turn everything in the world into a piece of jewellery, bringing a beautiful jewel feast to the world. These fine, light and flexible high-end jewellery pieces perfectly interpret the beauty of ballet art.