Black and white: the monochromatic new Icone collection of Lalique jewellery

Lalique takes a bold step with a contemporary - and affordable - new line of Art Deco inspired jewellery featuring sculpted black and clear enamelled crystal.

Lalique Icone collection silver earrings featuring black Lalique crystal enamelled in white

By Victoria Engelmann in London

Known for its fine homewares and jewellery, Lalique's reputation as a purveyor of luxury goods and knack for all things Art Nouveau has successfully propelled it from the late 1880s to the present day.

Founded by the jeweller and artist René Lalique, the French brand best known for its glassworks is set to launch the Icone de Lalique collection later this month - an extension of its existing range of jewellery. Unlike anything Lalique has previously created, it's a resolutely contemporary collection, infused with an Art Deco edge. More affordable than previous collections, it's a bold step for Lalique, without compromising on quality or craftsmanship.

Icone de Lalique offers five pieces in either black or clear sculpted enamelled crystal. Viewing the pieces is one thing, but trying them on gives a richer perspective of these playful jewels. The boldest piece is the Icone Bague ring, which celebrates shapes with its rigid circles and lines. I would happily wear it alone or perhaps add the Icone de Lalique earrings and bracelets.

Keeping it simple with a monochromatic colour palette, Lalique has created a collection that can be mixed and matched on a whim, pairing black earrings with a white pendant necklace or opting for a more dramatic all-black look. The choice is yours.  

Editor's Pick

The Jewellery Editor is for sale

Help us make the future bright

Since founding The Jewellery Editor in 2010, we have grown our digital magazine to be the number one global source of information and inspiration for fine jewellery and luxury watches.

3,500 articles, 150 videos with over 5 million views and a reach of over 2 million per month on social media later, we have offered unparalleled and highly respected coverage of our sector. However, despite our editorial success, we are financially struggling as an independent publisher.

Entirely funded, owned and run by Christine and Maria in London, we are now looking to sell The Jewellery Editor so that it can continue to grow. As e-commerce becomes a priority in our industry, we believe there is huge potential for engaging editorial content and are seeking a buyer who shares our values and passion so that under their guidance we can give a bright future to the platform and help us grow our business to the next stage.

If you are interested to discuss the above, please contact [email protected]

Alternatively, if you are willing to help, you can donate so that in the meantime, we can continue to publish more interesting content.

Terms and conditions




We use our own and third party cookies to improve your experience and our services. If you continue, we consider that you accept their use. You can get more information on your website at cookies policy.