Plique a jour enamel reached its zenith during the Art Nouveau era, and is used to great effect in this ring by Ark.
The site explains, “The Divine Feminine Oracle, Lalita represents the waking, dreaming, deep sleep states of our consciousness. She helps us to find joy in our own consciousness and within the world. Lalita is sometimes seen sitting upon a lotus and is known as the Fulfiller of all Desires.
Blue lotus flowers were used by the Egyptians as a symbol of re-birth.
Blue is associated with the throat chakra.
A Blue Aura is often associated with balance and serenity.
Plique-à-jour (French for “letting in daylight”)”
The ring has .06 carats of purple sapphires and a tiny stone on the inside of the band (“to touch your finger for the energy of calm and visionary growth”), and is made with 18k yellow gold.
It is priced at USD$1,600.