Dekoratíve and applied art ~ Rene Jules Lalique (France, ~ French jeweler during the early century whose designs in jewelry and glass contributed significantly to the Art Nouveau movement at the turn of the century.
Jeweler René Lalique, who I posted about way back in May, caused an explosion of insect themed jewelry at the turn of the century. Lalique was fascinated with the natural form, and insects were always one of his favorite subjects.
Rene Lalique Necklace, ca. Peacock Woman 122 centimeters long openwork gold chain pendant in a form similar to that seen on the railings of the Lalique exhibit in Paris in and also a second decorative element at the other end of the Lalique Necklace.