The New Van Cleef & Arpels Magic Alhambra: The Magic of Autumn
by Brooke Betteridge on September 1st, 2009
I love the colors of fall in New England- the vivid yellows, deep reds and vibrant oranges of the foliage. The sun sets lower in the sky, much warmer than the harsh glare of summer, gracing everything autumnal with the slightest touch of gold.
This week we received an early reminder of fall’s rapid approach in the form of the most recent addition to Van Cleef & Arpels’ Magic Collection, a new line of Alhambra jewelry that features stylish autumnal colors.
The new Magic Alhambra collection is composed of rich, striated goldish-brown tiger’s eye and reddish-brown carnelian motifs, outlined with finely beaded bands of yellow gold. True to the aesthetic of the Magic Collection, the jewelry incorporates the classic quatrefoil shape in varying colors and sizes with intermittent dangling Alhambra charms. In short, the overall effect is one of elegant, fall chic.
In the case of its newest Alhambra series, Van Cleef & Arpels has yet again proven that it remains an extremely original design house worthy of international renown.