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Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Van Cleef & Arpels at the Cooper Hewitt

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The Jewelry of Van Cleef & Arpels,” at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum through June 5th. 
The Exhibition is Curated by Sarah Coffin and Van Cleef & Arpels.
 Coffin arranged the show around six concepts: Innovation, Transformations, 
Nature as Inspiration, Exoticism, Fashion and Personalities. the keystone of
the Innovation segment is Van Cleef’s famed Mystery Setting
(also called "Invisible Setting"), which was patented in 1933. 
This exhibition sounds like a must see if you are in New York.


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