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Jewellery kaleidoscope

St. Petersburg model Avrora Shreder

St. Petersburg model Avrora Shreder

St. Petersburg model Avrora Shreder. Photographer and stylist ElenLn (Elena Smirnova)

Meet St. Petersburg based model, actress and the head of Model EVA Agency Avrora Shreder. In most of her photo shots Avrora wears beautiful jewellery promoting known brands and works of little known jewelers. 25 year-old green eyed beauty is one of the most popular models in St. Petersburg. She organizers and partners various events, shows, most notable of which is the annual beauty contest Miss royal auto show. Avrora was a finalist of 2011 Russian Beauty, Fashion mama 2012, Miss royal auto show 2013. Avrora Shreder about beauty contests and modeling: “Defile – is the art of beautifully and gracefully move, safely and naturally walk on the catwalk. And even if the girl did not become a star of stage, it’s sure to come in handy in her life. Art fashion show – it’s image, taste, good tone, which help girls and boys in any situation to be on top. To boast a beautiful graceful gait may not everyone. And art fashion show begins with posture, on which depends half the battle.”
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Italian model Bianca Balti

Beautiful Italian model Bianca Balti wearing green emeralds necklace, earrings

Beautiful Italian model Bianca Balti wearing green emeralds necklace, earrings

Beautiful Italian model Bianca Balti is included in the “triad” of Italian highest-paid models, together with Mariacarla Boscono and Eva Riccobono. Bianca Balti is a true lover of jewelry – she wears it during Jewellery campaigns, as well as in everyday life. Bianca prefers massive long earrings, tiaras, necklaces, rings and bracelets made of precious metals and stones, colored diamonds, green emeralds, blue sapphires. Her most notable jewellery pieces – stunning Grape earrings from Chopard the Nature collection, black and white diamond earrings by the Swiss fine jewelry house De Grisogono, Dolce and Gabbana multicolored tiaras and more. Bianca Balti was born March 19, 1984 in the town of Lodi, in Lombardy. Her father is Italian, and her mother is Azerbaijani. From early youth she went to the auditions, but consistently got refuses. For example, Elite Model Management stated that her appearance had “too typical model look.” When Bianca had already buried dreams of modeling career, she went to work as a saleswoman in a supermarket. It was there she was noticed by her agent, who did not agree with his colleagues – he saw a lot of potential in a young girl and quickly found offer for her – shoot for the cover of L’Officiel.
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Russian style Axenoff Jewellery

Russian style Axenoff Jewellery. Brooch 'Anna Pavlova' Silver 925, enamel, blue topazes, amethysts

Russian style Axenoff Jewellery. Brooch ‘Anna Pavlova’ Silver 925, enamel, blue topazes, amethysts

Russian style Axenoff Jewellery – not only painted dolls, samovars, Gzhel, Palekh in earrings, bracelets, necklaces, rings. Axenoff Jewellery presents a deep love for the history, culture and style of the Russian royal family. Axenoff Jewellery delicately blends modern trends with classic jewelry traditions, thus creating a unique synthesis of the past and present. Designer Peter Axenoff – the artist and collector of Russian icons. Born in the family of the photographer and icon painter, Peter was immersed in a rich artistic world from an early age and began exploring painting, architecture, ballet, theater and historical costumes. Over time, the creative energy and knowledge enabled him to realize his passions with the help of jewelry and develop his own brand. The aesthetics of the brand was formed under the influence of the masterpieces of personal heroes of Pyotr Axenoff – Bryullov, Vrubel, Mucha, Waterhouse and Rossetti, concerts by Tchaikovsky, Saint-Saens and Bizet, the novels of Tolstoy and Pushkin. Among the many sources of inspiration a special place in his heart takes Diaghilev Russian Seasons.
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Dona Maria de la Concepcion butterfly

Dona Maria de la Concepcion butterfly

Dona Maria de la Concepcion butterfly brooch, given to her by the XVIII Duke de Plasencia José María Martorell y Téllez-Girón as a symbol of their oath and commitment to one another. Sapphires, diamonds, rubies, opals, emeralds

The XVIII Duke de Plasencia and Dona Maria de la Concepcion lived during the very turbulent and politically unstable years of the Spanish Civil War. They first met in Madrid, by chance on the terrace of the Hotel Universal in 1931, where it was love at first sight. Yet the political situation separated them; the Duke was forced to take refuge in the Romanian embassy while Dona Maria de la Concepcion left for San Sebastian in the north of Spain. Only twenty years later did they finally marry, in the famous Chapel of Santiago de Compostela. This brooch was given by the Duke to Dona Maria de la Concepcion during one of their rare encounters in Biarritz, during their time apart. A symbolic gift, the butterfly’s wings represented freedom from the difficult political situation and was a symbol of their oath and commitment to one another.
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1928 vintage Jewelry

1928 vintage Jewelry

Filigree Flower Brooch. 1928 vintage Jewelry

1928 vintage Jewelry
Initially, the company 128 founded by Melvyn Bernie began its production in 1968. Noteworthy, he signed an exclusive licensing agreement with the Vatican Library in Rome. Thus, he received the right to recreate the artifacts found in the unrivaled collections, kept in the Vatican library. Using all their skills and experience, the company 1928 fully justified the expectations of the Vatican, showed the ability to make a tasteful decoration, keeping all the value of the originals. In particular, rosaries, jewelry boxes, key rings, necklaces, bracelets, brooches and earrings.
1928 Jewelry Company produces jewellery exclusively for premium department stores – class Macy’s. More than 40 years the brand 1928 used the wealth of vintage European and American storage. While the basis for the production of the company consists of vintage items, line 1928 is focused on the incredible combination of antiquities and the most modern trends.
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Christmas star Poinsettia

Christmas star Poinsettia

Christmas star Poinsettia

On Christmas eve it is customary in European countries to give Poinsettia as a gift. Poinsettia is a very beautiful plant, topped with huge crimson flowers resembling stars. Christmas plant Poinsettia is very elegant and festive, creates a joyful mood. There are varieties of cream, white and pink color, but the most popular is still red. The star-shaped leaf pattern symbolizes the Star of Bethlehem, and the red color represents the blood sacrifice through the crucifixion of Jesus. Poinsettia decorates Christmas homes, churches, offices, stores. In the United States, December 12 is National Poinsettia Day.
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Precious triad Cross-Anchor-Heart

Precious triad Cross-Anchor-Heart

Precious triad Cross-Anchor-Heart

Faith, hope and love – three Christian virtues, mentioned in the first letter to the Corinthians from the Apostle Paul: “And now these three remain: faith, hope and love; but the greatest of these is love. (1 Cor. 13:13)” These virtues are of great importance for Christianity. Three signs of triad – Cross – Anchor – Heart, according to historians, for thousands of years are an allegory to describe the three main Christian virtues: faith, hope and love. Together, they symbolize the Holy Trinity. In Europe, you can meet these designations in architecture, ornaments, patterns. Sometimes artists portray the Virgin and angels that keep the allegorical subjects. Precious triad Cross-Anchor-Heart was often depicted in the works of jewelers of the late 18-19 centuries. It is believed that the jewelry with symbols of the Cross – Anchor – Heart came into vogue in the 1830s, and for decades remained in favor.
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