17 November 2016
René Lalique’s most beautiful jewelry pieces are shared by three museums in the world. In Paris, the Jewelry Gallery of the Decorative Arts Museum has a delightful collection which includes the pendant representing a cockfight and the “Le Baiser” brooch. In Lisbon, the Gulbenkian Foundation has some of the most extraordinary pieces like the dragonfly brooch hybridized with a woman’s bust. The Lalique Museum of Hakone belongs to a Japanese collector who exhibits his favorite pieces, including a necklace formed by stylized enamel swallows.
Together with Mathias Kiss, Ségolène Dangleterre has created three pieces of jewelry: square bronze rings, layered and shaped like a cornice. Photo ©...
Vhernier, expert in chain work, has designed a link with a tiny slit. This makes it possible to join together two, ten, even a hundred links!
In the “fantasy” category, brands offering vermeil, gold-plating and gold-plated brass are flying high. This is due to…
Opaque, smooth and shiny without sparkling: there’s nothing like lacquer to satisfy that crazy desire for color and optimism!
I was so surprised by the extreme lightness of this Tabayer bracelet – to the point of wondering if it was really gold at all.
As the central element of this collection, links even become a garment in their own right when Roustaing turns them into an ultra-sexy top.