Monday, 27 December 2010

RENE BOIVIN: a late Art Deco bombe diamond ring

This is another great cocktail ring by Boivin. It is catalogued as Art Deco and dated in 1940 when the use of yellow gold was already extremely fashionable and it would be later the base for all the Retro style jewelry in contrast to the platinum based white jewels from the previous decades.

The design of this ring is quite unusual, bold and opaque, yet it shows the great workmanship of the Boivin women in the setting of the stones bringing them upwards in a lighter rounded structure.

I found this ring at S J Shrubsole, New York