Isn't this gorgeous?
RENE LALIQUE (1860-1945)
Art Nouveau Ring ( c. 1904 )
Description / Expertise
'The Betrothal -To Have & To Hold'
Gold, enamel & peridot
Length: 1.6 cm (0.6 in) Width: 1.8 cm (0.7 in)
French. Circa 1904
Literature: cf. Rene Lalique, Schmuck und Objects d'art
"An important & rare engagement ring"
Lalique is an artist perhaps best known for his art deco glass designs, but he was also one of the world's most recognized jewelry designers. I'll be doing a full post on him next week, but I couldn't let another day go by without posting this ring.
Have a great weekend!