The world of jewelry is so vast and wide, of course Rebag needed to put together a terminology guide on the all-important phrases that every jewelry collector – novel or experienced – must know. Keep on reading for the most common terms you’re likely to encounter.
The beginnings of the luxury Maison Van Cleef & Arpels dates all the way back to the 19th century, making VC&A one of the oldest fine jewelers in the world. But, how exactly did it get its start, and what made it into the household name it is today? Dive into the rich and complex history of the Parisian jewelry house with our 101 guide.