Ex. Coll: Schlegel & Plana, Bern, Switzerland, c. 1975.
Swiss (active 1960's - 1980's)
18K Gold Bracelet with Leaves of Gold, Peach Cabochon Moonstones and Diamonds
6 ¾ inches long, 1 inch at widest point
The fine gold work and stone settings are examples of Julia-Plana's artistry Stamped Design Julia-Plana S 750 on the clasp. c. 1975
A similar bracelet from the 1970's, also by Julia-Plana of 18K Gold, Peach and Gray Cabochon Moonstones and Diamonds sold in Germany in 2016 for $8,100.
Augustin Julia-Plana was partners with Simon Schlegel in the successful jewelry firm Schlegel & Plana in Bern, Switzerland. Julia-Plana was the designer and Schlegel the manufacturer. Julia-Plana was the recipient of numerous awards for his work including "The Jewel of the Year" in 1962, three international awards in 1963, 1965, and the coveted Diamonds International Award in 1967.