René Lalique is perhaps the best known jeweler associated with French Art Nouveau. He is also famous for his beautiful and highly collectible glass. This rare brooch combines both of these talents. Lalique had the brilliant idea to create glass jewelry. For the brooches, he mounted them in gilded metal, with foil behind the motif to reflect light. The effect is beautiful.
The Serpents brooch is one of the most desirable, and this one has fabulous color. It is mounted in gilded metal, and signed in the metal. It is in perfect condition.