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René Boivin Art Deco Platinum, Peridot and Diamond Ring

A French Art Deco platinum ring with peridot and diamonds by René Boivin. The ring centers on a cushion-cut peridot with an approximate weight of 3.25 carats, surrounded by 60 pavé set round-cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of 3.60 carats. With Certificate of Authenticity from Madame Françoise Cailles, expert for Boivin. René Boivin has been one of the most significant jewelry houses for the best part of a century since its late 19th Century beginnings under its founder Jules René Boivin. The significant legacy is due in no small measure to Jeanne Boivin, who took over her husband's business after his death in 1917. Rather than wholly embracing the Art Deco trend that engulfed the rest of the French jewelry world in the late 1920s and early 1930s, she was also inspired by the exoticism that was enchanting the likes of Picasso and Paul Gauguin. Remaining close to the design greats such as Sandoz or Fouquet, she added her own feminine eye to the movement's ideals with the help of Suzanne Belperron from 1921 to 1932. The Boivin house would go on to create many spectacular jewels famously inspired by nature and sea life. A similar ring is pictured in "Rene Boivin Jeweller", by Françoise Cailles, Quartet Books, 1994.

Artist: René Boivin
Signed: Rene Boivin house mark French control marks
Circa: 1930's
Dimensions: Size: 4; this ring can be sized.
Item #:  R-15289
Price:   $27,500 – Call: (212) 644-6400
René Boivin Art Deco Platinum, Peridot and Diamond Ring

Blue Calcedony, Ruby, Sapphire and Emerald Brooch/Necklace by Suzanne Belperron

A French Modernist platinum dress clip by famed designer Suzanne Belperron that can also be worn on a necklace with nesting rows of blue chalcedony beads. Similar in style and spirit to the necklace worn by the Duchess of Windsor, Wallis Simpson. The clip is carved blue chalcedony in a half-barrel design, set with 1 cushion-cut, one oval, 2 rectangular-cut and two square-cut sapphires, 10 square-cut rubies, 1 rectangular-cut ruby and 8 square-cut emeralds. Measuring 3.9 cm long by 3.4 cm wide, weighing 39.3 grams. French assay marks for gold and partially effaced maker's marks for Société Groëné et Darde. By the remarkable female designer Suzanne Belperron. Accompanying certificate reads: We do hereby certify that the piece pictured below was manufactured in Paris between 1932 and 1940 by the company B. Herz from a design by Suzanne Belperron. Chalcedony beads included: 17 inches in length, detachable.

Artist: Belperron
Circa: 1932-1940
Dimensions: 1-1/2'' long x 1-1/2'' width
Item #:  BO-18944
Price:  Price on Request. Call (212) 644-6400
Blue Calcedony, Ruby, Sapphire and Emerald Brooch/Necklace by Suzanne Belperron

A Pair of Multi-Gemstone Brooches by Rene Boivin

A pair of French Art Deco 18 karat gold "lilac-leaf" brooches with tourmaline, peridot, aquamarine and diamond by René Boivin. Executed under the leadership of famed Boivin designer Suzanne Belperron, these spectacular pieces are as significant in the history of high jewelry as they are beautiful. Belperron once famously declared "my signature is my style..." and these elegant brooches certainly demonstrate the height of her particular style: the refined, geometrically-rendered organic shape of the lilac leaf, the sensitive and masterful employment of color gradation, and the interplay of complementary shapes are all hallmarks of Belperron's work for Boivin. The brooches have oval-cut tourmalines, green and yellow beryl, which together have and approximate total weight of 42.25 carats; aquamarines with an approximate total weight of 17.00 carats; and 30 single-cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of .70 carat. With authenticity report from expert Francoise Cailles. Boivin is a remarkable exception to many of the presiding trends of the 1930s. For one, the house eschewed the stark, monotonous, and highly geometric Art Deco stye. While other firms continued to churn out architecturally clean designs in white diamond and platinum, Boivin maintained their commitment to celebrating color and the organic forms of the natural world. Also notable, and unusual for the time, is that Boivin was an all-female led firm. After the premature death of René Boivin in 1917, the firm would be led until its dissolution by his widow, Jeanne Boivin, and a host of brilliant female designers, among them Suzanne Belperron, Juliette Moutard and Germain Boivin,

Artist: Boivin
Circa: 1936
Dimensions: 2-3/4" length x 2-1/8"'width
Item #:  BO-19401
Price:  Price on Request. Call (212) 644-6400
A Pair of Multi-Gemstone Brooches by Rene Boivin
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