RAYMOND TEMPLIER FRENCH ART DECO DIAMOND AND CHALCEDONY BROOCH
An important brooch by one of the great masters of Art Deco jewelry - Raymond Templier. His work can be seen in every book on Art Deco jewelry, and is always included in exhibitions of Art Deco jewelry.
The brooch is in 18k white gold and platinum, with carved chrysoprase and 10 cts. of diamonds. Jewels by Templier are very rare and very collectible. This is a classic example of the dynamic tension of his designs, and as dramatic and stylish now as when it was designed in the 1920's.
For a complete explanation of this important and fascinating aspect of French Art Deco jewelry, you might want to read my blog - Art Deco In Black and White.
From the Primavera Gallery collection of signed French Art Deco jewelry by Raymond Templier.
Templier, French, c1928