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Russian creative jewellery company Sirin

Desk decoration 'Chamomile'. Gold, diamonds, enamel, quartz. Russian creative jewellery company Sirin

Desk decoration ‘Chamomile’. Gold, diamonds, enamel, quartz. Russian creative jewellery company Sirin

Russian creative jewellery company Sirin
In the heavy post-Soviet 1990s, lots of new jewelry firms, art studios and jewelry workshops appeared in Russia. Many then thought that jewelry production was the right step to financial success. However, it was a misconception that led to the disappearance of many one-day firms.
Nevertheless, founded in the 1990s jewelry company “Sirin” still occupies one of the leading places in the jewelry world. Jewelry by “Sirin” decorates collections of Russian and foreign connoisseurs of jewelry art. Undoubtedly, the talent of the leading artists of Sirin – Tatyana Zharkova and Natalya Nagurnaya, and the skill of the jewelers of the firm became the key to quality and success.
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Buryat woman traditional jewellery decorations

Buryat woman traditional jewellery decorations

Buryat woman traditional jewellery

Buryat woman traditional jewellery

First of all, Buryat women paid great attention to jewelry. Female ornaments of eastern Buryats were distinguished by complexity and multicomponent. Made mainly of silver with inserts from coral (the most valuable was considered pink coral), turquoise and amber.
Traditionally, the headdress of the Eastern Buryats is as follows: the upper part of the headdress denotes the sky – tengeri, red tassels – the rays of the sun – the naran, the lower part – the ground – the gasar. Hanging on the chest from a headdress, temple ornaments and earrings symbolize the stars, the sun, the moon, rain, snow, etc. Neck and breast decorations (guu) have fertile symbolism and correspond to the sign – Earth.
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Eternally Fashionable Precious choker

Sapphire and pearl choker necklace, Princess Diana. Eternally Fashionable Precious choker

Sapphire, pearl and diamond choker necklace, Princess Diana. Eternally Fashionable Precious choker

Eternally Fashionable Precious choker
In theory, collar is a decoration that fits tightly around your neck, while the choker located at its very base. Nevertheless, now these concepts have merged and became applied to both options.
At different times velvet choker was so popular that it inspired artists and writers to create their portraits and write novels. But, perhaps, Alexander Dumas-father went further than all of the writers. In particular, in his mystical “Woman with a choker on the Neck”. Thus, an important element of the story was a choker with diamond, hiding a scar from the guillotine around the neck of the main character: “When velvet, holding her executed head, unbuttoned, the head slid from the bed to the floor and stopped at the feet of Hoffmann “…
So, if the collars in general existed since ancient times, then velvet choker in particular appeared in the 18th century. It should shade the whiteness of the powdered beyond measure skin of a beauty.
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Russian Jewellery brand Peraskeva

Russian Jewellery brand Peraskeva

Birds. Gold Brooch. Opal, rubies, sapphires. Russian Jewellery brand Peraskeva

Russian Jewellery brand Peraskeva
Izhevsk, Russia based Jewelry brand «Peraskeva» created in 2007 for just 1 year has achieved incredible success. Among the awards – Medal of Carl Faberge, and numerous awards for their artistic value.
Jewelry designer Larisa Galeeva – director and owner of “Zolotse” jewelry factory. According to her, she named the brand in honor of one of her great-grandmothers. Initially, it was a beautiful filigree ring in Russian style made of pink quartz and a lemon-yellow gold. The ring turned to be the most beautiful among other three rings, named also in honor of her grandmothers – Klavdia, Peraskeva and Ustinya. This is the story of the brand name.
The face of the brand has become a sister of Larisa – Julia. “All women in our family have similar appearance, like nesting dolls, so the face of our company has become my sister Julia, as in her youth Peraskeva looked exactly the same.”
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Abstract art and Kandinsky inspired jewellery

Abstract art and Kandinsky inspired jewellery

2001 set. Yellow gold, diamonds, icy quartz. Russian Gems, St. Petersburg. Author V. Chernova. Kandinsky inspired jewellery

Kandinsky inspired jewellery

In the history of modern art is not uncommon when the artists act as jewellery designers. An example would be the creativity of P. Klee, Picasso, Max Ernst, Dali, Kandinsky and many others. The inspiration for jewelers is often the work of other artists – sculptors, architects, and painters. Fine art in general, and painting in particular, are inextricably linked to the jewelry art.
Wassily Kandinsky is one of the most famous Russian painters, graphic artist, theorist and founder of abstract art. It was his work formed the basis of this stunning necklace and earrings, made by jewellery house “Russian Gems”. The combination of icy quartz, sparkling diamonds and gold, creates a subtle, refined flavor, softens dryly geometric forms that gives to the image amazing femininity.
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Russian Luxury Moiseikin jewellery art

Exquisite pendant, created in the image of the crown of the Russian Empire

Exquisite pendant, created in the image of the crown of the Russian Empire. Russian Luxury Moiseikin jewellery art

Russian Luxury Moiseikin jewellery art
The history of Moiseikin jewellery began in 1993, with the opening a jewelry shop in Yekaterinburg. Initially, Victor Moiseikin wanted to renew the Urals tradition of the famous Russian jewelry companies.
Moiseikin found talented jewelers, sculptors and stone-cutters who studied in detail the history of jewelry art in Russia. They thoroughly researched rare archival materials, including ancient sketches of such companies as Karl Bohlin, Carl Faberge and other pillars of the jewelry industry.
They also constantly monitored the trends of fashion jewelry, modern cultural preferences and major design trends.
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German stone carver Michael Peuster

Beryl and gold cameo. German stone carver Michael Peuster

Beryl and gold cameo. German stone carver Michael Peuster

German stone carver Michael Peuster
Idar-Oberstein based stone carver works with any kind of gems – agate, opal, amethyst, beryl, quartz, crystal and so on. According to Michael Peuster, his favorite statement is “Choose a profession that you love, and you do not need to work any more in your life”. The quote belongs to a Chinese philosopher Confucius. Indeed, Michael Peuster has found such profession. Brilliant stone cutter, jeweler and engraver, he has created a stunningly beautiful gallery of exquisite works, that are real masterpieces.
Striking realism of carved from gemstone sculptures of animals, birds and portraits is the result of many years of work, excellence and talent of the jeweler.
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