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When mention Van Cleef & Arpels, I believe that the first thoughts comes to the most of people  would be Alhambra’s four-leaf lucky series. Four-leaved Clover, or Clover. Why is was named that ? Because Clover is rare, and it is difficult to find. If you find it, you will be lucky. Do you want to have clover,let’s to see Van Cleef & Arpels Alhambra series.

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You should know a few points about Alhambr

Alhambra ≠ Clover

Four-leaf fountain in the Alhambra Palace garden

Many people equate Alhambra with four-leaf clover. This is actually wrong. The wo

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rd Alhambra has no clover meaning. It actually originated from the Alhambra Palace, a historic Arabian palace in Granada, Spain. The designer used to draw inspiration from a four-leaf-leaf fountain in the palace garden.

The symbolism of the four-leafed leaves:

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Each leaf of the four-leaf Alhambra series has a unique meaning: the first symbolizes good luck; the second health; the third wealth; the fourth love.

Alhambra family members:

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Since its inception in 1968, the Alhambra series has gone through 49 years. For more than 40 years, the Alhambra family has grown and now has six sub-series, including the Pure Alhambra classic series introduced in 2001, the original Alhambra series that reproduces the original design, the Magic Alhambra series that was released in 2006, and Lucky Alhambra. Series and Byzantine Alhambra series and Sweet Alhambra series born in 2007, rich style options to meet the needs of different consumers.

The harsh material selection is the root cause of Alhambra’s popularity

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Initially, there was only a pure gold long necklace in the Alhambra series, and various styles and colors of gems were added only after several years of appearance. Today, Van Cleef & Arpels has long used a variety of precious materials such as mother-of-pearl, malachite, carnelian, turquoise, ceramic, tiger’s eye, onyx, and serpentine in the Alhambra series.

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Of all the materials, only 1% of the original material will eventually be retained to make the final product, and each piece of Alhambra jewelry will require no less than 15 consecutive steps to produce the finished product.

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Carnelian and malachite are two important materials Van Cleef & Arpels uses to create the series. It is said that Malachite is the guardian stone for travelers and can bring them shelter and safety. The Malachite used by Van Cleef & Arpels was from Australia or Zaire. In order to obtain the most special shades, the color of Malachite used by Van Cleef & Arpels will not be too deep, and the green stripes above it will alternate regularly and in depth.

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Chalcedony is one of the earliest jewels used for jewellery production. Its main origin is Uruguay or India. Van Cleef & Arpels selected red chalcedony from Idar-Oberstein in Germany, and red chalcedony from Brazil, because the chalcedony in these areas has more magnificent and unique colors. Van Cleef & Arpels insists on the use of highly polished gemstones. Because of its special microcrystalline structure, such chalcedony is extremely rare.

Van Cleef & Arpels Alhambra series artwork

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