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Kaleidoscope of beaded baubles

Kaleidoscope of beaded baubles

Christmas bauble ornament decorated with beads, crystals and sequins. Kaleidoscope of beaded baubles

Kaleidoscope of beaded baubles

The most important trend is increasingly gaining popularity this year and coming 2016 – year of the red Fire Monkey – handmade toys that in many families have already become collectible. And if you have retro ornaments from grandmothers you are lucky. No need to buy exclusive jewelry, the beauty can be created. Whatever else be lost among the years, Let us keep Christmas still a shining thing… ~ Grace Noll Crowell. This post – Kaleidoscope of beaded baubles gives the idea of making insanely beautiful vintage Christmas ornaments decorated with beads and sequins. They remind us of the delight of the most important holidays of humanity – Christmas and New Year, when waiting for Christmas meant waiting for a miracle. And they take us away to the glorious Victorian era – the realm of luxury craft and creativity that continue to inspire. The process of creating such ornaments is extraordinarily exciting. What master who has ever worked in this technique, didn’t feel like Faberge! Decorated with beads of bright colors, crystals, shells, ribbons and sequins glass or satin balls is truly exquisite decoration for any Christmas tree.
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Mary and Maximilian love brooch

Mary and Maximilian love brooch

Mary and Maximilian love brooch dating to 1476. Engagement brooch given to Mary of Burgundy by Maximilian I of Austria

This rare medieval brooch from Vienna treasury depicts a couple in love – Mary (13 February 1457 – 27 March 1482), Duchess of Burgundy and Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (22 March 1459 – 12 January 1519). Mary and Maximilian love brooch was mentioned for the first time in the list of jewels of Emperor Ferdinand I, who likely inherited it from his grandmother, beautiful and forever young Mary of Burgundy. Mary of Burgundy (13 February 1457 – 27 March 1482) was the heiress to the vast and wealthy Burgundian domains in France and was often referred to as Mary the Rich. She lived a short but bright life, died aged 25. For 5 years of her happy marriage with Archduke Maximilian of Austria she gave birth to three children – Philip the Handsome, who died young, aged 28, daughter Margaret (10 January 1480 – 1 December 1530), and the youngest – Francis who lived only four months.
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Theo Fennell Halloween jewellery

Theo Fennell Halloween jewellery

Theo Fennell Halloween jewellery

Halloween in different countries is celebrated differently. It is a holiday of ghosts, witches, ghouls, vampires and all other evil spirits. The history of Halloween has its roots in Celtic mythology, when people celebrated days of Samhain, the lord of the dead, and the prince of darkness. In the IX century, these ancient traditions blended with another Catholic holiday – the day of All Saints. People dresses up in costumes of dark forces. For me personally, it’s not a holiday. Generally I do not like everything about the dark forces, but I appreciate creativity and art connected with this holiday. Theo Fennell jewellery is truly piece of art, beautifully crafted and designed, with immaculate attention to detail. Exquisite handmade jewelry of thirty year-old exceptional craftsmanship, beautiful and ornate designs, Theo Fennell Halloween jewellery is made of precious metals and stones – diamonds, rubies, emeralds.
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Poet of beauty perfumer Serge Lutens

Poet of beauty perfumer Serge Lutens

Poet of beauty perfumer Serge Lutens

French perfumer Serge Lutens is the creator of beauty through makeup, jewellery and extraordinary objects. Among other talents of the same elegant Monsieur is photography. The subject of his mostly black and white photography – hopelessly sad but beautiful people. “My work is essentially far more akin to that of a sorcerer than a perfumer.” Serge Lutens. On March 14th, 1942, in Lille, northern France, Serge Lutens took his first steps in this universe. At the age of 14, he was given a job in a beauty salon in his native city. Two years later, he had already established the feminine hallmarks that he would make his own: eye shadow, ethereally beautiful skin, short hair plastered down. At the age of twenty he opened the door of the French editions of Vogue, and has collaborated with the magazine for 5 years, creating images of models for the greatest photographers of the time – Richard Avedon, Bob Richardson and Irving Penn.
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Jewellery Theatre Kaleidoscope

Rain forest. Jewellery Theatre kaleidoscope

Rain forest. Jewellery Theatre kaleidoscope

Jewellery Theatre – Russian jewelry house that exists in the Russian market since 1998. The company was founded by two artist-jewelers Irina Dorofeyeva and Maxim Voznesensky. Jewellery Theatre specializes in the manufacture and sale of artistic jewelry. The unusual name of the company is based on the idea of ​​using all possible means of expression, characteristic for several kinds of art, either in the creation of jewelry, or in the process of demonstrating, presentation. Jewellery Theatre means decorations, lights, music, staging, acting. Changing the lighting, animated image on the back side help to enhance the beauty of precious actors of Jewellery Theatre. In the role of the actors, of course – the jewelry itself.
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Mario Buzzanca Pearl Jewelry

Mario Buzzanca Pearl Jewelry

Mario Buzzanca Pearl Jewelry

Of all the jewels bestowed by sea, the most expensive is probably the pearl. According to ancient scientific data, pearls are solidified tears of people of divine origin. In the time of Homer, the pearl was thought to be tears of the sea goddess – Nereid, and when they stopped believing in Nereid, pearl was seen as the tears of angels. Italian jewelry designer Mario Buzzanca Gioielli was destined to become a jeweler. He was born into the family of jewelry masters in the Italian city of Palermo. Since childhood, surrounded by the glitter of precious metal and stones, the boy was interested in the process of making jewelry. Love for pearl led him to Japan, where he studied gemstones and craftsmanship.
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Kunio Nakajima Jewellery Garden

Beautiful brooch Strawberry from the collection 'In the Garden' by Japanese master Kunio Nakajima

Beautiful brooch Strawberry. Kunio Nakajima Jewellery Garden

Jewellery collection of precious metals and stones “In the Garden” by Japanese master Kunio Nakajima of more than 80 works of exceptional beauty – dragonflies, berries, mushrooms, flowers – the designer presented in person at the Museum of Applied Arts in Moscow three years ago.
In the middle of the Taisho era (1918-1920), his grandfather began working as an apprentice in the workshop of Nakajima. Born into a family jeweler, in his childhood, Kunio Nakajima played in the studio and therefore had become well acquainted with the jewellery art. Several people were sitting cross-legged behind a desk and blowing glass … These memories forever remained in the heart of Japanese jeweler Kunio Nakajima. For a boy who grew up in such an environment, it was natural to love manual work when hands and professional tools could create anything.
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