van cleef gold and diamond “tree of life” earrings

Van Cleef and Arpels “Tree of Life” earrings and pin suite. The ear clips are ca. 1945; a custom order made by Van Cleef to “match” the pin. They feature 56 stones of very white color, and totaling 5.5 cts. Signed, stamped, 18k, platinum and diamonds.
The pin was designed in 1944; it consists of 63 stones of very white color, totaling 17 cts.
An extraordinary example of 1940s Van Cleef at their very best. Sparkling in all the right ways.
Earrings measure 1.5″ X 1″ and weigh 11.31 grams.