Van Cleef & Arpels

Van Cleef & Arpels (Van Cleef and Arpels) is a French watch brand, the company also sells jewelry and perfumes. Van Cleef & Arpels was founded in 1896. Van Cleef and Arpels is most famous for its colorful jewelry collections, many of the pieces feature flora or fauna inspired motives. The collections are sought after by celebrities and royals alike. Approx 15% of Van Cleef & Arpels' revenues stem from watch sales. Among the more popular timepieces are the Van Cleef & Arpels Alhambra, Van Cleef & Arpels Charms, Van Cleef & Arpels Pierre Arpels, Van Cleef & Arpels Extraordinary Dials, Van Cleef & Arpels Poetic Complications. Van Cleef & Arpels watches prices can be found on our watch database where we feature dozens of Van Cleef and Arpels watches. Our coverage includes Van Cleef & Arpels watch news, blog posts, updates and other posts about Van Cleef & Arpels watches as well as Van Cleef & Arpels watch infos. Van Cleef & Arpels watches are available globally.

Going Creative: 4 Artistic Watches

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High horology isn’t just about movements: it’s also about aesthetics. The watch brands in Geneva call on a range of decorative techniques, such as guillochage, enameling, and skeletonizing, that … [Read more...]


Close-Up: Van Cleef & Arpels Midnight Planetarium Poetic Complication

Van Cleef & Arpels Midnight Planetarium

If you’ve ever wondered when Jupiter will next be aligned with Mars, Van Cleef & Arpels has a watch that will tell you. Its Midnight Planetarium Poetic Complication watch, introduced at SIHH … [Read more...]


SIHH 2014 REVISITED: 4 DAYS, 47 WATCHES

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At last year's SIHH 2014 in Geneva, we saw and covered so many new watches, we're concerned our readers might have missed some of our  updates. To make it easier for you to see everything we covered, … [Read more...]


A Look Back: The 3 Biggest Surprises at SIHH 2014

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I know, I know, you are supposed to expect the unexpected. Even so, I did not expect what Baume & Mercier, Greubel Forsey and Cartier unveiled at this year's watch fair in Geneva. Here is a look … [Read more...]


Photo Gallery: Touring the Luxury Booths of SIHH 2014

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The Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH), which took place last week in Geneva, is probably the world's most exclusive international watch fair, with an invitation-only guest list. As we … [Read more...]


Around the Web: The Secret Message in Lincoln’s Watch, Behind the Scenes at SIHH 2014, and More

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Welcome to this week's installment of “Around the Web”. As always, WatchTime social media maven Alan Loren updates watch aficionados with what we thought were some of the most interesting … [Read more...]


A Record-Breaking Patek Philippe Highlights Top 5 Watches from Only Watch 2013

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The fifth edition of the biennial "Only Watch" auction took place over the weekend at the Hermitage Hotel in Monaco. When the final hammer fell, the auction of unique timepieces had raised 5,066,000 … [Read more...]


Million Dollar Club 2012: Watch Advertising at All-Time High

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In an exclusive report in the upcoming May-June issue of WatchTime, we reveal which watch brands are spending the most on advertising in 2012, a record year for watch-company ad spending, and we … [Read more...]


Only Watch Auction Returns to Monaco in September

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The fifth Only Watch, a charity auction of unique timepieces, returns on September 28th, taking place once again in Monaco and conducted by Antiquorum Auctioneers. … [Read more...]


Photo Slideshow: Inside SIHH 2013

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The 2013 Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) was held last week in Geneva. And unlike its larger counterpart in Basel, this watch fair is mostly closed to the public. To give our … [Read more...]


Video: Van Cleef & Arpels Pierre Arpels

The understated, elegant look that has come back into fashion in men’s watches over the past few years is on display in the men’s dress watch introduced by watch-and-jewelry maison Van Cleef & … [Read more...]


Van Cleef & Arpels Pierre Arpels (Video)

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The understated, elegant look that has come back into fashion in men's watches over the past few years is on display in the men's dress watch introduced by watch-and-jewelry maison Van Cleef & … [Read more...]


2011: The Year in Review Quiz, Part 1

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It's December, and you know what that means. It's time to look back. Have you been paying attention for the past 12 months? You knew there would be a quiz, right? Say goodbye to 2011 with this little … [Read more...]


De Bethune, TAG Heuer, Zenith and Others Take Top Prizes at 2011 Geneva Watchmaking Grand Prix

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More than 1,500 personalities from the watchmaking world turned out at the Grand Théâtre de Genève on Saturday November 19 for the 2011 Geneva Watchmaking Grand Prix awards ceremony. The … [Read more...]


Only Watch 2011 Raises €4,563,000 to Support Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Research

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The fourth edition of the biennial Only Watch Charity Auction was held at the Hotel Hermitage in Monaco on September 23, in the presence of H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco. The sale brought an … [Read more...]


Only Watch World Tour Runs August 30 – September 22

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On September 23, the Principality of Monaco will stage the world-famous Only Watch charity watch auction. Under the High Patronage of HSH Prince Albert II, 40 unique timepieces will be sold by leading … [Read more...]


2010 Winners: Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève

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The watch world gathered in Geneva this past Thursday for the Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Genève. Prizes were awarded in several categories, including men's and ladies' watches, complicated watches, … [Read more...]


Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH)

The following brands will exhibit their timepieces to invited trade only at the Palexpo in Geneva: A.Lange & Söhne, Alfred Dunhill, Audemars Piguet, Baume & Mercier, Cartier, JeanRichard, … [Read more...]


Tips for Attending Baselworld

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Baselworld 2010 runs from March 18 to 25 and it's open to the public. Admission is CHF 60.00 for a 1-day pass, or CHF 150.00 for an 8-day pass. The doors are open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and until 4 p.m. on … [Read more...]


SIHH Adds Greubel Forsey and Richard Mille

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2010 will mark the 20th anniversary of the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie and the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie, organizer of the SIHH, is pleased to announce the arrival of two new … [Read more...]