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Cindy Chao exquisite jewellery design

Hong Kong based Cindy Chao exquisite jewellery design

Hong Kong based Cindy Chao exquisite jewellery design

Cindy Chao exquisite jewellery design

The history of ultra premium brand «Cindy Chao The Art Jewel» began in 2004. Jewelry made by the renowned Hong Kong based jewelry designer Cindy Chao is popular with 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.
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Michael Michaud nature inspired jewellery

Michael Michaud nature inspired jewellery. Bleeding Heart. Brooch made of bronze with semiprecious stones (amethyst, jade, garnet, peridot, and others), Freshwater pearls and corals

Bleeding Heart. Brooch made of bronze with semiprecious stones (amethyst, jade, garnet, peridot, and others), Freshwater pearls and corals. Michael Michaud nature inspired jewellery

Michael Michaud nature inspired jewellery

Connecticut jewellery designer Michael A. Michaud became interested in the world of plants as a child. According to him, his parents were passionate gardeners and taught him to love and understand nature. Thus, deciding to become a designer, Michael entered the Rochester Institute of Technology. After graduation, Michael began working with a number of jewelry brands.
In the early 1990s he began creating botanical jewelry under his own name, and used plants as models.
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.
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Luz Camino Nature Inspired Jewellery Art

One-of-a-kind Luz Camino Nature Inspired Jewellery Art

One-of-a-kind Luz Camino Nature Inspired Jewellery Art

Luz Camino Nature Inspired Jewellery Art

A talented Spanish self-taught jeweler, Luz Camino became known for her innovative approach to design. She creates one-of-a-kind jewelry using a variety of materials and semi-precious stones. Also, she works with precious stones – sapphires, emeralds, diamonds, as well as simple stones. And 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. Noteworthy, she 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.
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Stone flower master Viktor Vasiliev

Stone flower master Viktor Vasiliev. Lilac. 2013 Transvaal jade, jade, rhinestone, metal

Lilac. 2013 Transvaal jade, jade, rhinestone, metal. Stone flower master Viktor Vasiliev

Stone flower master Viktor Vasiliev
Based in Nizhny Tagil, 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 and grass.
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, the Nizhny Tagil Museum of Art organized a personal exhibition of works in various genres. Vasiliev’s art includes floral motifs, animals, and scene compositions. In addition to jewelry art pieces, the museum exhibits rare minerals from the author’s collection, a geologist by training.
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Elegant Orchid inspired jewellery

Orchid inspired jewellery

Elegant Orchid inspired jewellery. Exquisite trembling flower brooch with rubies and diamonds in the shape of an orchid. 1880-1890. Portugal. Orchids are especially popular in Europe at that time. All the petals and leaves are attached to the springs

Orchid inspired jewellery

A symbol of beauty and love, Orchid has always attracted the attention of jewelers and collectors. The flower of Passion. Indeed, there is something attractive in its forms, reminiscent of the curves of the female body … Orchid is perfection, grandeur and luxury, subtle beauty, love, tenderness, and intimacy. Orchids are given to only loved ones. And if you want to surprise your loved one, the orchid inspired brooch is just what you need! At all times, the orchid is a symbol of sophistication, wisdom, and gentility. Orchid often symbolizes love, beauty and harmony, and family comfort. Besides, white orchid symbolizes pure love, and variegated – longing. Pink fine orchid petals mean pure affection. And Orchid in a bouquet – a symbol of love, refinement and … large families.
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Beautiful and mysterious Abalone pearl jewelry

Brooch Space. Abalone pearl jewelry

Space Brooch. Abalone pearl jewelry

Abalone pearl jewelry

A pearl of marine mollusks of the genus Haliotis, abalone does not tolerate desalination of water. Noteworthy, there are more than 51 kinds of mollusks. Shades of abalone nacre (mother-of-pearl) are very diverse and changeable. In particular, pale pink and white, emerald green, sea green, cobalt blue, orange-red to purple and almost black. Variety of colors and shades depends on the structure of the shell, consisting of microscopic plates separated by an air gap, which refracts the rays.
In fact, the most valuable for jewelers is abalone nacre known as “feather of the Firebird” or “rainbow shell” consisting of all the colors of the rainbow. Sometimes, inside the abalone shell are pink-green iridescent pearls! The more bizarre and unique are colors of abalone nacre, the more unique, one of a kind product out of it will be.
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Exquisite Michele della Valle jewellery

Michele della Valle jewellery

Tinkerbell brooch. White gold, diamonds, turquoise. Sotheby’s auction. Tinkerbell – a symbol of fidelity, love and good beginnings. Michele della Valle jewellery

Michele della Valle jewellery

Geneva-based designer Michele della Valle has become one of the most sought-after contemporary jewelers in the world. Created by him jewellery gallery features Nureyev and the ballet, Hollywood stars, from Marilyn Monroe to James Dean and Italian opera singers.
Born in 1960 in Rome, he began designing costume jewellery at the age of 16. During his trip to Burma in 1976, Michele purchased his first stone which he showed to the famous stone dealer Roger Varenne. The last suggested to take the gem to Christie’s.
At the age of 18 he opened his own workshop (1978). In search of precious stones, he started traveling to Asia. This was the beginning of a collaboration with Bulgari. In 1987, he moved to Geneva and developed a line of jewellery which now bears his name.
Still a rarefied name in the world of jewellery, a destination jeweler, della Valle lives and works in Geneva, where he presents ideas and designs to clients in his appointment-only studio. The team of sixteen highly skilled craftsmen implement della Valle’s designs in his atelier in Rome.
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