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Van Cleef & Arpels Seven Seas Cruise Collection

The first haute-jewelry brand to release a cruise collection, Van Cleef & Arpels envisioned each piece as an embodiment of the lightness and vibrancy of the sea. Van Cleef & Arpels Seven Seas Cruise Collection encapsulates the ocean’s shimmering beauty and fascinating nature in stunning jewelry designs. The line allows the wearer to sail the world’s seven seas, celebrating each body of water with its own mini-collection that draws inspiration from its unique characteristics.

Mediterranean

Famous for its dancing shades of blue, the Mediterranean Sea collection features pieces inspired by the playful sea fairies and pink flamingos that frolic at its shores.

Flamant Corail pieces feature pink gold, peridots, red and pink coral, sapphire and onyx, mimicking the plumage of the colorful flamingo

Flamant Corail pieces feature pink gold, peridots, red and pink coral, sapphire and onyx, mimicking the plumage of the colorful flamingo

Sketch of the Flamant Corail ‘pink flamingo’ necklace

Sketch of the Flamant Corail ‘pink flamingo’ necklace

Positioning the details of the Flamant Corail necklace

Positioning the details of the Flamant Corail necklace

Flamant Corail sketch comes to life

Flamant Corail sketch comes to life

Bal Sous-Marin ring pays homage to Mediterranean fish, using diamonds to evoke shimmering scales

Bal Sous-Marin ring pays homage to Mediterranean fish, using diamonds to evoke shimmering scales

Rouleau Azur bracelet features various shades of the Mediterranean, which combine in the lapis lazuli, turquoise, pearls and diamonds of this design

Rouleau Azur bracelet features various shades of the Mediterranean, which combine in the lapis lazuli, turquoise, pearls and diamonds of this design

Adriatic 

With clear water lagoons and a subtle landscape, the Adriatic Sea collection captures the sunny harbors and ancient cities that dot this calm coastline.

Pieces from the Seven Seas Adriatic Collection feature sapphires, diamonds and cultured pearls

Pieces from the Seven Seas Adriatic Collection feature sapphires, diamonds and cultured pearls

Lagune Précieuse white gold necklace and earrings encrusted with sapphires, aquamarines and diamonds

Lagune Précieuse white gold necklace and earrings encrusted with sapphires, aquamarines and diamonds

Inspired by the landscapes of Ancona, soft graphic lines pair with bold stones in the Ancone ring

Inspired by the landscapes of Ancona, soft graphic lines pair with bold stones in the Ancone ring

Black Sea

For centuries, the Black Sea has fascinated with its mysterious name and history. The pieces in this collection channel this mystery in the form of soft moonlight on the darkened seashore.

Inspired by the Black Sea at night, this long necklace and matching earrings boast cultured pearls and onyx

Inspired by the Black Sea at night, this long necklace and matching earrings boast cultured pearls and onyx

Striking design of the Nageur Noir et Blanc clip combines varying textures in engraved onyx, black spinels and diamonds to create three dimensional scales and fins

Striking design of the Nageur Noir et Blanc clip combines varying textures in engraved onyx, black spinels and diamonds to create three dimensional scales and fins

Moonstones adorn the Cheval des Mers earrings, radiating an ethereal glow

Moonstones adorn the Cheval des Mers earrings, radiating an ethereal glow

Caspian 

Enveloped by the land, the Caspian Sea borders exotic countries filled with unique treasures – ones reflected in the stunning pieces of this collection.

Curved spirals of the Vagues Mystérieuses mimic a rolling surf

Curved spirals of the Vagues Mystérieuses mimic a rolling surf

The making of Vagues Mystérieuses

The making of Vagues Mystérieuses

Mer de Vent clip features the wave motion that originates from distant storms, known as a “wind sea”

Mer de Vent clip features the wave motion that originates from distant storms, known as a “wind sea”

Indian and Atlantic 

Meeting off the coast of Africa, these two oceans blend together to create a place where the imagination can get lost in dreamy ocean depths.

Sketch of the Pangée necklace

Sketch of the Pangée necklace

Fée des Mers clip showcases a fairy perching on an ocean reef

Fée des Mers clip showcases a fairy perching on an ocean reef

The Benguerra bracelet, named after the island off the coast of Africa, features yellow and blue sapphires to represent both the warm Indian and the cool Atlantic

The Benguerra bracelet, named after the island off the coast of Africa, features yellow and blue sapphires to represent both the warm Indian and the cool Atlantic

Arabian

Famous for its seductive powers, the Arabian Sea holds beauty and movement within its pearly crests.

Three white mother-of-pearl and sapphire tortoises swim through waves made of white gold and diamonds

Three white mother-of-pearl and sapphire tortoises swim through waves made of white gold and diamonds

Close-up of white mother-of-pearl tortoise

Close-up of white mother-of-pearl tortoise

Etoile de Mer clip features pink sapphires

Etoile de Mer clip features pink sapphires

Red Sea

Home to submarine fauna of unmatched beauty, the Red Sea contains fizzy bubbles, joyous shellfish and glittering foam within its swells.

Showcasing a flamboyant shellfish design, this ruby Coquillage Mysterieux ring is edged with sparkling diamonds

Showcasing a flamboyant shellfish design, this ruby Coquillage Mysterieux ring is edged with sparkling diamonds

The name of the Erythros clip comes from the Greek for “red” – a tribute to the intricacy and beauty of an ocean wave

The name of the Erythros clip comes from the Greek for “red” – a tribute to the intricacy and beauty of an ocean wave

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