Van Cleef & Arpels Engineering on the Red Carpet

If you’re fascinated by jewelry closures and enjoy engineering special clasps and bails, you’ll love Cathleen McCarthy’s February 24th post on her blog, “The Jewelry Loupe.”

Van Cleef & Arpels was known for their willingness to take on difficult to “impossible” engineering challenges–like making a necklace that zipped up into a bracelet. One of these marvels was worn by Australian actress Margot Robbie at the Oscars this year. For more information, check out McCarthy’s blog.