First created in 2008, the Charms timepiece is among Van Cleef & Arpels’ emblematic watchmaking creations. Its clean, delicate lines are embellished with a lucky charm that spins with each movement of the wrist. Following the presentation of the Charms Extraordinaire Espérance, we introduce today the Désir model.

Charms Extraordinaire Désir
Expressing all the desire of a new romance, the Charms Extraordinaire Désir watch is adorned with lilac – synonymous with young love – and crocuses blooming on the dial thanks to cabochonné enamel work. Three yellow gold threads delicately depict the pistil. The lilac, in pink sapphires and amethysts, grows against a background of sculpted miniature painted mother-of-pearl. A symbol of happiness, a crocus also spins around the dial as a charm: its movement highlights the bezel’s gradation of pink and violet sapphires.

Van Cleef & Arpels Charms Extraordinaire Désir

Charms Extraordinaire Désir. © Van Cleef & Arpels

Embedded in a 32 mm white gold case, the Charms Extraordinaire Désir watch is animated by a quartz movement. The interchangeable shiny pink alligator bracelet is equipped with a white gold pin buckle set with diamonds.

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