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Jean Cocteau designed costume jewelry

Jean Cocteau designed costume jewelry

Trinity ring created for Cartier. Jean Cocteau designed costume jewelry

Jean Cocteau designed costume jewelry
Writer, poet, artist, director – Parisian intellectual and dandy Jean Cocteau in 1924 offered his friend Louis Joseph de Cartier, the son of the founder of the brand, to create a special ring. In particular, the ring that would combine the three incarnations of love – friendship, love-passion and loyalty. Thus, he became the designer of one of the most famous rings of the 20th century. He created a ring consisting of three inseparable rings made of three different precious metals. Yellow gold symbolized friendship, rose – passion, and platinum – loyalty. Besides, already in the 1990s the name “Triniti” stuck to it. The ring was ordered for Natalia Paley – aristocratic, fashion model and actresses. The cult ring, produced to this day for more than 90 years, has become a symbol of absolute love and was ingeniously simple. Noteworthy, Jean Cocteau wore the very first ring on his little finger all his life until his death (1963).
Also, Cartier jewelers have created a whole collection on the basis of this design – pendant on a chain, bracelets of the same type (since 1927), etc. The romance of the very idea of ​​three sides of one feeling led to the fact that Trinity became a popular ring for weddings and engagements.

Abstract face gold tone pin designed by Jean Cocteau

Abstract face pin of gold tone. Jean Cocteau designed costume jewelry

Signed Madeline Flammarion on Jean Cocteau design. 1999

Signed Madeline Flammarion on Jean Cocteau design. 1999

Jean Cocteau designed costume jewelry

Black metal cat brooch, 1997, signed

Black metal cat brooch, 1997, signed

Cat brooch of gold tone metal, signed. 1997. 7 cm. Signed Madeline Flammarion on Jean Cocteau design

Cat brooch of gold tone metal, signed. 1997. 7 cm. Signed Madeline Flammarion on Jean Cocteau design

Cat's face inscription Flammarion Club Chat. Bronze gold plated brooch, 1999. Signed

Cat’s face inscription Flammarion Club Chat. Bronze gold plated brooch, 1999. Signed

Eye dangle brooch pin. White and black enamel, faux pearl and cabochon

Eye dangle brooch pin. White and black enamel, faux pearl and cabochon

Face brooch pin

Bronze gold plated Face brooch pin

Face brooch. Gold plated bronze, glass cabochons, black and red enamel

Face brooch. Gold plated bronze, glass cabochons, black and red enamel

Family theme necklace

Family theme necklace

Fish brooch, bronze. 6 cm

Fish brooch, bronze. 6 cm

Solar pendant created by Jacky de Paris on Jean Cocteau design. Silver tone metal

Solar pendant created by Jacky de Paris on Jean Cocteau design. Silver tone metal

Swirl gold tone pin

Swirl gold tone pin

Picasso and Jean Cocteau in 1950s. Pay attention to his little finger and a trinity ring on it

Picasso and Jean Cocteau in 1950s. Pay attention to his little finger and a trinity ring on it

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