Fouquet and Lalique were the masters of Art Nouveau. This pendant is a fine example of the style he introduced as a complete breakthrough after Belle Epoque. An organic design with different opal stones that create an almost translucent effect.
Japanese "Border Kumiko" by Yoshihara Wood Works. Designer Keiji Yoshihara has mastered the technique of kumiko: creating pattern form from precisely cut, interlocking strips of wood, a method that is over 800 years old.