"One of the greatest influences on Tolkien was the polymath William Morris. Tolkien wished to imitate Morris's prose and poetry romances, and his art often shows Morris's influence. (Illustration - Tolkien's tree of Amalion)"
AN ART DECO GOLD, GEM-SET AND DIAMOND BRACELET, SPANISH, CIRCA 1930. Designed as a series of tonneau-shaped curved plaques, depicting birds in flight, a lizard and Aztec inspired deity, set with calibré-cut and buff top sapphires, emeralds, rubies, coral, turquoise, onyx and accented with variously cut diamonds, to pierced and engraved backgrounds of foliate and organic motifs and two carved bone plaques, French import mark and Spanish assay mark. #ArtDeco #bracelet