This exceptional ring is designed and made by the renowned designer and jeweler Walter Schluep. He was trained in Switzerland and opened a boutique in Montreal in the 60's. His work was exhibited at expo 67 and he is recognized as one of the great jewelry designers. This ring is clearly signed with his name and marked sterling. The ring is hand made circa 1980 and a cutting edge modernist design. The circular table holds a geometric pattern of silver circles and squares set in a black background. Under the ring, there is detailed design with hand hammered tooling,engraving and punch work. This piece is exceptional and in excellent condition. The ring measures size 4.
Walter Schluep Master Jeweler and Sculptor: Swiss born, Montreal based; an Avant-Garde artist of the 1960's 70's 90's and up to 2011 describes himself as a sculptor working in miniature form. A free spirit who expresses himself through his work, creating a passionate & unique style..transcending time. An unmistakable force in the Modernist & Art Modernist Movement. His works are one of very high quality and sought after by collectors. In his heyday, he exhibited extensively and has won many prestigious awards. He is now retired and to this day has an impressive worldwide following.
Vintage Modernist Walter Schluep Silver Ring