OF ROYALS AND SIRENS
Meet four of Van Cleef & Arpels’ most iconic clients and exquisite pieces from their collections
PRINCESS GRACE OF MONACO This pearl and diamond necklace was a wedding gift from her husband, Prince Rainier, who bought it from the Van Cleef & Arpels boutique in New York.
MARLENE DIETRICH The Hollywood legend was known to wear her own jewellery in her films. Here she shows off her Jarretière bracelet in a publicity shot for Hitchcock’s Stage Fright.
ELIZABETH TAYLOR The actress’ extensive jewellery collection was just as legendary as her beauty. Among the notable pieces she owned was this Barquerolles choker given to her by Richard Burton.
PRINCESS CHARLENE The Monaco princess wore the Océan tiara, part of her bridal suite of jewellery, as a necklace to the 2011 Bal de la Croix Rouge.