Russian Luxury Moiseikin jewellery art
The history of Moiseikin jewellery began in 1993, when in Yekaterinburg appeared the jewellery shop. Initially, the founder of jewellery house Victor Moiseikin wanted to renew the Urals tradition of the famous Russian jewelry companies. Victor Moiseikin found talented jewelers, sculptors and stone-cutters. Staff and head of the company 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. Masters of the company “Moiseikin” adopted all the best from the great Russian jewelers. They also constantly monitored the trends of fashion jewelry, modern cultural preferences and major design trends. Due to this, as well as experience in the processing of precious stones and metals, stone-cutters and artists made it possible. In addition, they managed to continue the luxury and splendor of the Russian school of jewelry.
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Russian Luxury Moiseikin jewellery art
German stone carver Michael Peuster
According to Michael Peuster, or at least what he writes about him on social website, 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. Idar-Oberstein based stone carver works with any kind of gems – agate, opal, amethyst, beryl, quartz, crystal and so on.
Vera Yurieva stained glass jewellery
Vera Yurieva – the author of designer jewelry, stained glass and art objects. She lives in St. Petersburg and creates in her studio wonderful and touching decorations, as well as many other beautiful things. Vera became interested in jewelry design as a child – and painted decorations made of beads. After graduating from art school, she enrolled in the Saint – Petersburg Roerich Art University. In addition, she studied art history. However, the fascination with stained glass jewelry began more than ten years ago, when she found a job in a stained glass workshop.
In her stained glass ornaments Vera uses real glass that is cooked and cast into sheets. She also worked with stones and other materials. According to the designer herself, “I did not choose stained glass technique, it chose me. The confluence of circumstances.”
Cindy Chao exquisite jewellery design
The well-known Hong Kong based jewelry designer Cindy Chao is now very well known and in demand. Created by her jewellery decorations are bought and worn by Hollywood celebrities. Besides, major museums of art exhibit her works, and well known jewellery auctions sell her “Best of the Best” designs at highest prices. And most popular fashion magazines, such as Vogue, Tatler, Harper’s BAZAAR, and Forbes, feature Cindy Chao finest “craftsmanship that tops the world”.
However, this was her mother, who advised Cindy to find her own way in the jewelry design. And, picking up the wax, Cindy began to create. To the choice of creative way also contributed family heritage. From grandfather architect Cindy learned spatial perception of objects, and has adopted a sculptural technique from a sculptor father. All of these skills help her create perfect, like living jewelry trinkets that reproduce natural images.
Michael Michaud nature inspired jewellery
A talented jewellery designer from the United States, Michael Michaud exhibited his jewellery art at the Washington National Gallery of Art (collection Wisteria), and even in the Louvre. In addition, several areas of London showed the works of “naturalist jeweler”, for instance, Museum of Modern Art, the Victoria and Albert Museum (collection of Morello cherries, or Wild Cherry), and the National Gallery (Collection “Sunflowers”). Indeed, jewelry on the verge of high art. On the one hand, there are semi-precious stones, coral, pearls, glass; and on the other hand, the metal seems to be not the most expensive – copper and bronze. But the artist with his skill makes it all the jewels.
Luz Camino Nature Inspired Jewellery Art
Luz Camino – a talented woman-jeweler from Spain, known for her innovative approach to design. She creates one-of-a-kind jewelry using a variety of materials and semi-precious stones. And she is not afraid to work with precious stones – sapphires, emeralds, diamonds, as well as simple stones. Perhaps, even junk materials, such as cans! According to Luz, she does not care about the value of the materials, as the main thing in jewellery is its design. Luz Camino has no special education classes, except of jeweler courses in Madrid, which she attended on the advice of her husband. Besides, she does not like publicity, preferring to sell her jewelry in person without the involvement of intermediaries. However, her work is represented in the Museum of Decorative Arts in Paris, London’s Victoria & Albert Museum and New York’s Museum of Arts and Design.
Stone flower master Viktor Vasiliev lives in Nizhny Tagil, the harsh city of tanks, cars and fumes. His workshop was long located on the territory of the old sullen Demidov factory. Like all stone-cutters, he deals with the unkind elements – stone, metal, water, fire. And in these circumstances can draw from the stone body amazingly gentle nature, even more touching, than the inverse images – flowers, berries, grass. These compositions can not be attributed to the genre of “bogus”, seeking the illusion of absolute similarity. Stylizations of Vasiliev are recognizable and inimitable, the master’s hand for a long time has been known to the specialists and connoisseurs of the art of stone carving.. In honor of the 60th anniversary of the master in the Nizhny Tagil Museum of Art organized a personal exhibition of works in various genres – Vasiliev’s art is not only floral motifs, but also animals, and scene composition. Rare minerals from the author’s collection, a geologist by training, are also represented in the museum.