It was after the war during the 1960s that François Hugo, on the strength of his meetings with Picasso and Max Ernst, and proud of his new status as a producer of sculpture to wear, that he made contact with Cocteau for the second time. 
The two men were happy to meet again, and the prolific Cocteau gave many drawings to François Hugo from which a series of pieces was born, combining the sobriety of 23 carat gold with other more linear pieces in 18 carat gold encrusted with precious stones.