LOLA BROOKS 22K & ANCIENT GREEK COIN RING WITH THE HEAD OF HISTIAIA
Lola Brooks 22k yellow gold & Ancient Greek silver coin ring, size 6. The coin, dating from the 3rd century BC measures approximately 3/8″ in diameter & depicts the wreathed head of the nymph Histiaia. The coin is set in Lola’s signature cast setting.
Lola Brooks is an artist, metalsmith, clotheshorse and sometimes writer who studied Fashion at Pratt Institute and received her BFA in Metals at SUNY New Paltz. Her work is influenced by the Victorian obsession with death and sentimentality, the Arts and Crafts Movement and the American Studio Jewelry movement that followed WWII, when artists resurrected an appreciation of the handmade by rejecting the principles of mass production.Read Bio