- Studied medal engraving at the Ecole des Beaux Artes & later medal engraving with Ponscarme.
- He had a more English Arts & Crafts or Jugendstil aesthetic than other French designers.
- Began making jewelry with organic motifs, rendered with an "imaginative use of materials."
- Marine plants
- Pea Pods
- Spiders & lizards
- Shells & Seahorses.
- Exhibited regularly at the Paris Salons.