Kaleidoscope effect

Jewellery kaleidoscope

Lent symbolic Jewellery

A chick breaking free from the eggshell.Rare collectible brooch of 1960s, England

Lent symbolic Jewellery. A chick breaking free from the eggshell. Rare collectible brooch of 1960s, England

Lent symbolic Jewellery. For thousands of years, the egg has been a symbol of new life. At one time, it was a custom in Europe to do without eggs during Lent. Eggs then became a special treat on Easter day and were sometimes given as gifts. The new life is also a symbol of God’s power. A chick breaking free from the eggshell is one of the wonders of God’s power. A chick breaking free from the eggshell is one of the wonders of God’s creation! The shell was also thought as the rock tomb from which Jesus emerged. Pretty decorated eggs at Easter have been popular for a long time. The Dutch color eggs are thought to be the symbols of better times to come.
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Russian pearl jewellery

Russian pearl jewellery

Russian women pearl jewellery. “Woman in Toropetsky pearl headdress and scarf”. Unknown artist

Russian women pearl jewellery. In the seventeenth century, Russia has not yet mined gold or silver. But every Russian woman wore pearls: pearls on the dress, pearls on hats, on footwear, on handkerchiefs. Russia was a country of pearl. In the seventeenth century it was like a fishing – pearl could be found in 150 rivers. “There are provinces, such as Nizhny Novgorod, in which each woman had on her neck, on the headdress from 200 to 300 and sometimes up to thousands of real pearls.”
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Marilyn Monroe best friends

Marilyn Monroe best friends

Marilyn Monroe best friends

Marilyn Monroe best friends. Dresses and jewelry of Marilyn Monroe were always admired both by fans and critics. On film set, the actress always shone. In her arsenal the diva had a large number of jewelry with diamonds, sapphires, pearls and other precious stones. But sources say that out of set the actress liked to wear shiny costume jewelry, beads and didn’t mind long “garland” of iridescent plastic. She inspired Andy Warhol and Madonna, and footage of Marilyn Monroe’s billowing white dress – the most famous in the world of cinema. But perhaps the best known image of Monroe is with pearls, which she loved.
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Musical instruments in jewellery

Playing musical instruments medieval ladies - harp, lute, violin. MFA brooch

Playing musical instruments medieval ladies – harp, lute and violin. MFA brooch. Musical instruments in jewellery. Galina Karputina collection

Musical instruments in jewellery

Traditionally, a part of world culture, Musical instrument soften become the inspiration for jewellery designers. And it is difficult to find a musical instrument that had not been incarnated in jewelry – harp, lute, violin, Alto horn, piano, viola, guitar, mandolin, banjo, flute and many more.
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Pauline Rader jewellery

1960s brooch Rooster, marked Pauline Rader

1960s vintage brooch Rooster, marked. Pauline Rader jewellery

Pauline Rader – designer of the highest level, whose works are rare and collectible. Pauline grew up in a family of jeweler, and from childhood was keen on family affair. About her personal life is known that the designer was happily married and gave birth to three children. Her brand was opened in 1962, and Pauline Rader began making fantastic decorations in a variety of styles. She was very fond of lions, tigers, insects and turtles, although that did not prevent her to create classic decorations. As a young, Madame Ryder specialized in the art of ancient Greece and Rome, many of her decorations are made in the Etruscan style, or in the style of ancient jewelry. In 1982, the brand ceased to exist.
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Heidi Daus jewellery

Fierce & Fabulous Crystal Critter Pin. Tanzanite, hematite, emerald, and crystal golden shadow crystals. Heidi Daus jewellery

Fierce & Fabulous Crystal Critter Pin. Tanzanite, hematite, emerald, and crystal golden shadow crystals. Heidi Daus jewellery

Heidi Daus jewellery
American jeweler Heidi Daus grew up in a family where her grandmother, passionate collector and traveler, had a large collection of fine jewelry, which she brought after each trip – amazingly beautiful costume brooches, as we say now – vintage costume jewelry. Glitter of crystals, sequins and stones, high artistic performance of jewelry in the style of Art Deco, could not develop artistic sensibility, imagination and sense of beauty in the little girl. Talented and beautiful, Heidi began her journey in the jewelry business exactly 35 years ago, in 1981. Style of Heidi Daus jewellery is very close to pre-war stone intensive vintage decorations, with superior Art Deco designs, meticulous detail, the abundance of colors through various crystals, rhinestones and stones. Heidi Daus jewellery is worthy present day Hollywood stars and glamorous divas of the last century. Much of her jewellery pieces are inspired by nature – flowers, insects, animals.
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Chinese zodiac in jewellery

Chinese zodiac in jewellery. Rat brooch of white gold and diamonds

Rat (2020, January 25), element Metal. Rat brooch of white gold and diamonds, Verdura. Chinese zodiac in jewellery

Chinese zodiac in jewellery
In the Chinese calendar, the beginning of the New Year falls on the first new moon after the winter solstice, which occurs in December or January. The New Year, starting from the winter solstice (December 21-22), the new moon, occurs respectively until January 21, and no later than February 20. 12-year cycle (“earthly branches” or “Chinese Zodiac”), taken perhaps from observing Jupiter’s orbit (the sidereal period of the planet is equal to 4332.589 Earth days, or 11.8618 year). For some reason it is a 12-year period Chinese astrologers consider the greatest inspiration. Accordingly, Zodiac animals – Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat or Sheep, Monkey, Rooster, Dog, Boar or Pig appear in different art forms with the richness and authenticity of psychological content.
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