The shortage of precious stones and industrial takeover of platinum in Europe from the late 1930s saw the resurgence of yellow gold in jewellery. Working with the precious metal during a period of uncertainty and renewal following World War II also led to a change in the language of shapes and aesthetic codes. Undaunted by the constraint of materials, Van Cleef & Arpels continued to express its creativity and showcased its technical innovation by creating new motifs that combined both naturalism and abstraction.
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