18k gold snake bracelet c.1870 History of serpent jewelry In 1888, Frédéric Boucheron, deeply in love with his wife Gabrielle, gave her a necklace representing a snake on the eve of one of his trips away. The protective animal watched over her when her husband was absent. Since then, it has become a symbol of love and protection and acquired the status of Talisman of the Maison.
The vintage wall racks shown below are the inspiration for our Wirework Wall Rack from the Catalog for Living. The originals hang in Martha's television studio set in Westport; Martha uses them primarily to hold vegetable staples such as potatoes and onio
Illusion Prong Ring (tut003). This quick and simple ring creates an illusion prong setting for a 6 mm bead. A modified version of this project was published in "Contemporary Bead and Wire Jewelry" by Suzanne Tourtillott and Nathalie Mornu.