The Flax ring – the sides of the setting could be inspired by Rousseau’s jungle paintings, the flat polished ends making for a very pretty surround for the stunning glowing green tourmaline.
The band is elegantly tapered, making for a very comfortable ring, with a beautiful unique setting.
Henri Julien Félix Rousseau ( 21 May 1844 – 2 September 1910) was a French post-impressionist painter in the Naïve or Primitive manner. He was also known as Le Douanier (the customs officer), a humorous description of his occupation as a toll and tax collector. He started painting seriously in his early forties; by age 49, he retired from his job to work on his art full-time.
Ridiculed during his lifetime by critics, he came to be recognized as a self-taught genius whose works are of high artistic quality. Rousseau’s work exerted an extensive influence on several generations of avant-garde artists
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