Russian jeweler Vladimir Ufimtsev
Russian jeweler Vladimir Ufimtsev was born in 1970 in Yekaterinburg. In 1989 he graduated from Yekaterinburg art school. He mastered the crafting in the jewelry studio of Vladislav Khramtsov. Since 1991 Vladimir has been a permanent participant of city, regional, zonal, national and international exhibitions, among which jewellery exhibition in Basel (Switzerland), San Francisco (the USA), Emirates. In 1992, he became a member of the Union of Artists of Russia. From 1993 to 1998 he worked at the Sverdlovsk jewelry factory. In 1998 he was awarded the gold medal of the Pushkin Fund and the first prize at the International Exhibition in St. Petersburg. The works of Russian jeweler Vladimir Ufimtsev are in private collections in Russia and abroad.
From 1992 to 1999 Vladimir Ufimtsev worked at the plant “Ural Jewelers”, where he created exclusive jewellery, which is now in private collections. All things – from design to execution mechanisms (clocks), and jewelry work – is author’s. In 1996 he was awarded the diploma “Diamond International Award”.
Set of three brooches King, Queen, and Jester defines kind soft caricaturing images. Here, light, joyful, really creative game does a difficult material. The artist leaves it a winner, and not just due to the crafts and schools, but also thanks to his rare gift, to turn the jewelry thing unique sculptures.