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  • Bracelet inspired by the lotus ring.Rings appear from the earliest dynasties, and are commonly worn from the Middle Kingdom. It is the partitioning technique, very appreciated by the Egyptians, which is used here. Symbolism is still very present in Egyptian art. The lotus flower, which frames the setting on each side, is directly linked to the idea of...
  • Bracelet representing a viper with horns, recognizable by the protuberances of its head. This kind of snake bracelet, worn on the upper arm, appeared in Egypt in the 1st century BC and continues to this day. It is not known if the goldsmith was inspired by the legend of the death of the great Cleopatra, the last queen of the Lagid dynasty, who, to escape...
  • This bracelet is inspired by a gold and agate set, dated the 2nd millennium BC, discovered by R. de Mecquenem between 1929 and 1933 at the tell of the Royal City. DimensionsLength: 19.8 cm.Diameter: 2,9 cm.Origin: Inspired by a jewelry set discovered in the Eastern Zagros region, from the Simashki dynasty - 2000/1940 BC.Museum: Paris - Louvre...
  • From a long necklace of pearls in fine stones and gold: the extraordinary variety of pearls of this long necklace illustrates this taste for polychromy, so characteristic of oriental jewels, which is at its peak in the Persian era. The craftsmen have associated with a consummate art several dozen different stones: the contrasts of colours, materials,...
  • Skilled chiseller and jeweller, worker with Jean-Valentin Morel, then with the famous François-Désiré Froment-Meurice, Jules Wièse set up his own business in 1844. Still working for Froment-Meurice whose jewelry and jewellery he made, Wièse directed in 1855 the execution of Charlemagne's Talisman reliquary for Emperor Napoleon III, and in 1860, the sword...
  • Inspired by an Egyptian necklace: this necklace, in its modern presentation, combines several amulets of various shapes and materials that can date from various periods. There are falcons, flies, fish, frogs, a grasshopper, a hippopotamus head, a small sphinx, lotus flowers, a heart and a hand. By their shape as much as their material and their color, the...
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