"Jean Després Ring"Type of jewel: Old ring Period: Around 1930 - 1940 Origin: French work - Jean Desprès (carries the hallmark) Metal: Gold 750/1000 (18 k) Total weight (gross): 7.50 grams Ring size: 67 Dimensions (Width): 5 mm Conservation State: Very good condition History: Jean Després (1889 - 1980) is not only a jewelry designer, but objects, furniture and goldsmith. He is qualified jeweler artist. He is distinguished by the modernity of his creations like the jewelry motor. This modernity is expressed both by the graphics of the jewels, the chosen themes and the materials used. Thus, he combined onyx, coral, turquoise, chalcedony with silver. Joséphine Baker and Jacques Doucet are among these clients. With success, he moved to Paris, but without leaving Avallon where he keeps his studio. Its production continues until the late 1970s with a predilection for shaped pieces.