Van Cleef & Arpels unveiled the first Perlee jewelry in yellow gold, inspired by one of the Maison’s emblematic know-how from the 1920s: golden beads. Beaded border sparkles in a multitude of variations from the simplicity of a single line to multiple rows. Embellished by hand, each bead adds a distinct note of delicacy to the jewels of the Perlee collection.
From 1948, beads of yellow gold multiplied to form the necklaces, earrings, bracelets and watches of the astonishing Couscous collection. During the 1960s — while Twist jewels were offering a graceful combination of golden, hard stone or coral beads — Alhambra creations were framed with an elegant beaded border. Whether as decorative elements or fully-fledged sources of inspiration, golden beads have continued to illuminate Van Cleef & Arpels’ creations. They gave rise to the Perlée collection’s joyfully feminine style in 2008.