Van Cleef and the necklace from the film are now available on Amazon and other major retailers, but you need to be a Van Clef fan to get them, author Kristy Hager says
It was always going to be hard to get this necklace from Van Cleff’s iconic collection.
But, for a moment, that was before Amazon opened the doors of its online store to the public, opening it to the world.
That is, until this item popped up for $49.99 on Amazon.com.
I wasn’t too impressed by the gold-plated necklace, which is made of a clear plastic.
It looks like the necklace should be just fine in any other light.
But when it came time to look at it, I noticed the white gold plating was missing.
So I was not really sure what to make of it, until I looked at the price tag.
The Van Clefs were not the first artists to create a Van-Cleef necklace.
In a photo from the collection of 18 artists, Van Cleeff’s wife, Marie Van Clefer, had her own version.
And, like the Van Clefires, it was made with clear plastic, but the Van-Clemers made it from the gold plated jewelry.
The necklace has a gold-coloured gemstone on the clasp, but when I looked closer, it wasn’t even there.
There was a metal clasp that was missing, which made me wonder if the necklace was made in silver.
If that was the case, I would think the necklace would be a bit expensive, but it turns out it’s not.
The gold-glazed clasp, which was missing on the Vanclef necklace, can be found in the VanClef’s jewelry collection.
For $49, you can now get the VanClemes VanCleef-style necklace, made with a gold platted jewel in clear plastic and a black gold platon.
It’s a pretty unique piece, and I am glad I got a chance to check it out before the public opened its doors to the VanFrees.