The beauty and craftsmanship of French jewelry company Van Cleef & Arpels will take center stage in Singapore later this month with the launch of “The Art and Science of Gems” at the ArtScience Museum, where 450 pieces from the company’s collection will be on display. Drawn from the jeweler’s archive collection and loaned by private collectors globally, the program will tackle seven themes across the selected pieces, namely couture, abstractions, influences, precious objects, nature, ballerinas and fairies, and icons. From special works created with a nod to the city of Paris to pieces that once adorned iconic women or are inspired by Louis Arpels’ passion for dance, the event will take visitors along the journey of craftsmanship that transform these minerals into highly valuable works of art. Some 250 gems and minerals from the French National Museum of Natural History will also be showcased in parallel with Van Cleef & Arpels’s collection, offering visitors plenty of historical and geoscience context to the exhibit.
“The Art and Science of Gems” will run from April 23 to August 14.
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