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.
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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.
Too big, too fragile, too disturbing, too bulky, too outrageous, too eccentric, too over-the-top… just too much. That’s what you’ll say when you...
In Renard Bijoux, you get a sense of authenticity, rurality, the emotions generated by the tiny details of everyday life, and of work done by hand.