Vintage Van Cleef & Arpels compact circa 1960, crafted in 18 karat yellow gold and platinum, adorned with 31 transitional and single cut diamonds weighing approximately .65 carats total G color, VS clarity. The gold is fashioned into highly textured basket weave , and is adorned with a platinum plate detailed with diamonds. The compact opens to reveal mirrors. The mirror on the base has a small lever, which opens to reveal a compartment for powder with a gauze sifter and a powder puff. This elegant compact measures 3.3 inches in length, 2.7 inches in width and .45 of an inch in height. It weighs 199 grams. This piece epitomizes the astonishing craftsmanship and quality synonymous with the legendary House of Van Cleef & Arpels. Trendsetting for over a hundred years, Van Cleef & Arpels has combined unparalleled artistry and scrupulous gem selection to create some of the world’s most coveted designs.