17 November 2016

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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.

  • Calouste Gulbenkian Museum - Lisbon

  • Calouste Gulbenkian Museum - Lisbon

  • Jewelry Gallery of the Decorative Arts Museum - Paris © Luc Boegly

  • Lalique Museum - Hakone

  • Lalique Museum - Hakone

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