Burle Marx attributed 18K Tourmaline Ring, C. 1965

by Louis Wine

18K green Tourmaline Ring “forma livre” attributed Burle Marx, C.1960. Marx invented the technique of carving and tumbling forma livre stones in 1948 and the style became his signature. The deep green tourmaline gauging approximately 24 x 18 x 14.5 mm, pierced florentine textured shoulders with two small single cut diamonds on either side, plain tapered gold shank. Stamped Brazilian gold mark and 18. Ring sized where traces of where original Marx mark would have been. Present Ring size: 7.0-7.5. Weight:14.6 gm


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18K green Tourmaline Ring “forma livre” attributed Burle Marx, C.1960. Marx invented the technique of carving and tumbling forma livre stones in 1948 and the style became his signature. The deep green tourmaline gauging approximately 24 x 18 x 14.5 mm, pierced florentine textured shoulders with two small single cut diamonds on either side, plain tapered gold shank. Stamped Brazilian gold mark and 18. Ring sized where traces of where original Marx mark would have been. Present Ring size: 7.0-7.5. Weight:14.6 gm

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Louis Wine Ltd., Toronto specialists in Antique Silver , Antique Jewellery & Decorative Arts, are a 4th generation family business.Louis Wine (1865-1946) founded the company in Dublin, Ireland in 1880. Louis Wine began selling to silver collectors in Dublin from a shop in historic Wellington Quay. In 1908, he located on Dublin's fashionable Grafton Street. To the firm came the worlds leading Georgian Silver collectors. Pieces by Paul de Lamerie, Paul Storr, Hester Bateman and Irish Georgian Silver were constantly on display. Our gallery run by Richard (Louis Wine's great grandson) at 150 Cumberland Street (Yorkville), Toronto, displays a range of fine Antique Silver, Old Sheffield Plate, Antique Jewellery & Decorative Arts from the 18th-20th century, including Bateman, Storr, Ramsden, Tiffany, Knox, Liberty, Jensen, Christopher Dresser.