Art Nouveau Opals

This month's birthstone, the opal, was a favorite gem of Art Nouveau jewelers. 

A magical opal lady, painted by Ernest Louis Lessieux in 1901. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. 

A magical opal lady, painted by Ernest Louis Lessieux in 1901. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. 

Opal, enamel and gold pedant, signed G. Fouquet, c. 1910. 

Opal, enamel and gold pedant, signed G. Fouquet, c. 1910. 

New to the Gray & Davis cases just in time to join the October opal party, our very own Art Nouveau ring set with a fabulous, fiery opal:

Opal cabochon set in 14k yellow gold Art Nouveau setting. c. 1910. Currently available at Gray & Davis.

Opal cabochon set in 14k yellow gold Art Nouveau setting. c. 1910. Currently available at Gray & Davis.

Happy October!