Thursday, July 9, 2009

Art Nouveau style jewelry - Elaine Smitha

More jewelry from long ago. 

Elaine Smitha's website is at

but it doesn't look like she making jewelry anymore.

Art Nouveau style jewelry - Heyoka Merrifield

Heyoka Merrifield - early pieces from many years ago.
He has a nice website at

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Some Art Nouveau style Jewelry

I just rediscovered some pictures of Art Nouveau style jewelry.

This is said to be: Fuchsia Necklace, 1905, designed by Alphonse Mucha, made by the jeweler Georges Fouquet. Opal, cabochon saphire, brilliants, gold mount. Petit Palais, Paris.

This is leading into Art Deco, but still has some Art Nouveau feel:

There is a Leon Hatot website at:

It uses Flash, and takes forever to load with my drinky dial-up connection,

so I gave up trying to discover if there are even better pictures on the site, 

but you're welcome to try if you've got a faster connection.

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

movie to see!

A friend has just informed me that the new movie of Colette's story "Cheri" is full of art nouveau. I'll be seeing it soon. 

Meantime, this site has some previews of the architecture:

Door of Hôtel Mezzara (60, rue La Fontaine), by Hector Guimard: