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Musings: Pearls, Incandescence, Lustre

leigh patterson
Musings: Pearls, Incandescence, Lustre
 
 
 Henri D'Ursel's surrealist "La perle" (1929)

Henri D'Ursel's surrealist "La perle" (1929)

Delicate lustre. Oyster. Baroque opulence.

This week we shared an edit of new pieces on our website that incorporate Baroque Japanese pearls ; we also launched Akoya, a new opalescent polish with a pearly translucence. Below, a nod to layered pearl-as-mood, and the references on our mind to accompany.

 
 Lucite Lamp with Brass Shade by Karl Springer

Lucite Lamp with Brass Shade by Karl Springer

 
 
 
 Carved chalcedony ring with pearl designed by Suzanne Belperron; chalcedony, a microcrystalline type of quartz, was one of Belperron's favorite materials to work with

Carved chalcedony ring with pearl designed by Suzanne Belperron; chalcedony, a microcrystalline type of quartz, was one of Belperron's favorite materials to work with

 
 
 Roman glass perfume bottle, 1st century A.D.

Roman glass perfume bottle, 1st century A.D.

 
 
 Henri D'Ursel's surrealist "La perle" (1929)

Henri D'Ursel's surrealist "La perle" (1929)

 
 Satin Suite, Source Unknown

Satin Suite, Source Unknown

 Photo by Adrianna Glaviano

Photo by Adrianna Glaviano