19 October 2004
A TURQUOISE, DIAMOND AND GOLD BROOCH, BY VAN CLEEF & ARPELS
Designed as a polished and gold wirework swan, with a circular-cut sapphire eye, set with a cabochon turquoise body, enhanced by single and old European-cut diamond feathers, mounted in gold
Signed V.C.A. for Van Cleef & Arpels, no. 31485
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