Post your Van Cleef family portrait!

  1. Wow, ladies, thank you for all of the droolworthy photos.

    Here are my 3 pieces.

    They are WG 20 Motif Turquoise Vintage and the matching ring.

    Single motif MOP WG.
     
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  2. WOW! WOW! Stunning pieces , Ladies!!I only have one piece sweet RG clover bracelet. I think I m hooked cause I m already planning my next purchase..
     
  3. OMG these collections are so beautiful girls!! I love seeing how different people collect different items from one big collection - so interesting! They are all beautiful, both big families and small!!

    I think we should start a Cartier and Tiffany's family album too... although there is a Tiffany's thread already I think! I can actually say I have a Cartier family now! :biggrin:

    HAHA! I saw the WG/TURQ bracelet on some teenager on the beach outside the Ritz Carlton in Naples and had to look it up (which is how I found THIS site!) to find out who made it... there was a boutique in Naples as it happened and I had TOTAL sticker shock at the $1500 too! I almost laughed it off until I caught the addiction ... my very first piece of fine jewellery I ever bought myself was the YG/MOP bracelet!

    I have the same one in cream! But am seriously thinking of buying a pink Smythson one just because!! :smile: Once everything is insured and I feel like I can leave it out a bit more I'd love to have one great jewelry box with all my goodies in it! :smile:

    OH MY!!! Okay really trying not to play favourites here but your collection is so GIRLIE AND SPARKLY!!! LOVE LOVE THE DIAMOND NECKLACE!!!!!

    WOW Sbelle you are the VCA earring QUEEN! What a collection!!!

    Okay here is my little "family"!

    Lotus Earrings :love::love: (my fav family member I think!)
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    20 motif WG/MOP
    5 motif WG/TURQ
    5 motif YG/MOP

    And my sweets!
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    I've bought and returned or sold a lot of items along the way!!! LOL... I've had very forgiving Sales Associates, what can I say! Looking back at my pics I can't believe I've exchanged a 10 motif, a 20 motif, a socrates, 2 magic pendants, one vintage pedant and a pair of sweet earrings! :amazed: Indecisive much? LOL! :p In the end I think I ended up with the right collection for me, though I still lust after a few pieces for sure!!

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  4. All of you ladies have such beautiful collections. Here's my small but much loved collection: 1 vintage Alhambra 5-motif turquoise bracelet in WG and 1 vintage Alhambra 5-motif rose gold bracelet. Next addition will be something in carnelian.

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  5. Wow..what beautiful pieces and what a fun thread!!!
    Jen, between you and Kim-Mac, and Sbelle you are killing me with your beautiful pave earrings!!!
    I am on a serious ban after the frivole pieces...seeing your gorgeous pieces makes it hard!!!
     
  6. OMG texasgirliegirl - from following this thread I think you must have a very "extended family" that we would love to meet all at once! POST girl!! :smile:
     
  7. Yes, I have around 14 boxes stacked up right now....
    Slightly embarrassing.
    I really do love the pieces that I have acquired, though!
    Will try to take some photos tomorrow....still trying to get little ones to bed and this mommy is tired.
     
  8. Wow.... Lovely collections ladies!!! I'm so drooling over the tiger's eye 5 motif bracelet. LOVE!!!
     
  9. Great thread! Everyone has such beautiful collections! I will try to post some pics in the next few days of my small family :smile:
     
  10. This is a very dangerous thread. I'm drooling over all the beautiful pieces here.
     
  11. makes you realize why people have been collecting their pieces for years and continut to desire them.........the motifs are iconic. I love everyone's collections!
     
  12. Extremely beautiful collection!!
     
  13. WOW
    Fabulous pictures and collections ladies. Love them all .
    Looking forward to seeing a lot more.
    Totally agree this could be a very dangerous thread though :graucho:
     
  14. Suzie you have one of the pieces I covet - that luscious 20 motif turquoise! Sigh!! :cloud9:
     
  15. I am so in love with this thread! I will try to contribute tonight when I get home!