By Erika W.
Kiss the Blarney Stone in Van Cleef & Arpels
Don your green gems while you feast on corned beef and cabbage, and avoid the evil pinch! This Van Cleef & Arpels emerald necklace showcases the perfect green. The jewel is on view at Set in Style – The Jewelry of Van Cleef & Arpels at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in New York.
This versatile necklace can be worn two ways, with emeralds or mystery set diamonds featured in the front.
The video below illustrates the innovative mystery setting technique. Some jewels require over 100 hours of meticulous craftsmanship.