Theo Fennell Halloween jewellery
“Jewellery and silverware should be engaging and often romantic as well as beautiful. Above all, it should give a thrill of pleasure every time it is looked at or worn.” Theo Fennell
Born in Egypt, British jeweler Theo Fennell spent his childhood living in Singapore, Pakistan, France and Germany. The influence of these early years remains ever-present in his work, with many of his designs inspired by the landscapes of his childhood. Fennell graduated from Eton College, Art School at York, and later The Byam Shaw. At The Byam Shaw he developed an obsession with detail, and a desire to interpret grand design on a miniature scale.
Theo Fennell jewellery is wearable art, beautifully crafted and designed, with immaculate attention to detail. Exquisite handmade jewelry of thirty year-old exceptional craftsmanship, beautiful and ornate designs. The designer used precious metals and stones – diamonds, rubies, emeralds.
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Theo Fennell Halloween jewellery
Poet of beauty perfumer Serge Lutens
He became 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 began working 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, and short hair plastered down. At the age of twenty he opened the door of the French editions of Vogue, and collaborated with the magazine for 5 years. He created images of models for the greatest photographers of the time – Richard Avedon, Bob Richardson and Irving Penn.
Jewellery Theatre Kaleidoscope
Founded by two artist-jewelers Irina Dorofeyeva and Maxim Voznesensky, Jewellery Theatre began its activity in 1998. The company specializes in the manufacture and sale of artistic jewelry. The unusual name of the company is not accident. Based on the idea of using all possible means of expression, characteristic for theater, either the creation of jewelry, or the process of demonstrating, and presentation. Jewellery Theatre means decorations, lights, music, staging, and acting. Changing the lighting, animated image on the back side help enhance the beauty of precious actors of Jewellery Theatre. In the role of the actors, of course – the jewelry itself.
Mario Buzzanca Pearl Jewelry
Of all the jewels bestowed by sea, the most expensive is the pearl. According to belief, pearls are solidified tears of people of divine origin. Thus, in the time of Homer, people believed pearl to be tears of the sea goddess – Nereid. Also, some people thought pearl to be the tears of angels.
Born into the family of jewelry masters in the Italian city of Palermo, Mario Buzzanca grew up surrounded by the glitter of precious metal and stones. Love for pearl led him to Japan, where he studied gemstones and craftsmanship.
The desire to set up his own company and create his own jewelry appeared after years of research and apprenticeship in Japan. By now Mario Buzzanca, with 40 years of experience in diamonds and pearls, enjoys international recognition. His Thailand-based company Mario Buzzanca Gioielli Co Ltd. creates jewelry inspired by marine life, fauna and flora of Thailand, China, India, and Japan. His jewelry collections include White Elephants of Thailand, the Giant Pandas of China, Seahorses of the South Sea, and more. The central place in his original jewelry is given to pearl. The master also uses the finest materials – 18-karat rose gold, white, black and various shades diamonds, sapphires and rubies.
Kunio Nakajima Jewellery Garden
Jewellery collection of precious metals and stones “In the Garden” by Japanese master Kunio Nakajima includes more than 80 works of exceptional beauty. The designer personally presented his Dragonflies, berries, mushrooms and flowers 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. 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.
French jeweler Lydia Courteille is a professional gemologist, globetrotter and scientist. She has been making jewellery since 1996 and for this relatively (for any jewelry brand) short period has established herself as one of the most innovative and daring jewellery designers in the world. Lydia Courteille adores Parisian glamour press: each of her jewelry collection causes a storm of emotions, always positive. The secret of success of Madame Courteille can be explained simply. This beautiful slim blonde started from collecting rare vintage jewelry, then founded her own jewelry studio, two steps from Place Vendome. She began creating unique, rare, mysterious, extraordinary jewels of high quality.
Colombia Gold Museum – the richest museum in the world, located in the capital of Colombia, Bogota. Museo del Oro (Gold Museum) holds within its walls thousands of unique works of art of pre-Columbian era, during which gold was considered the embodiment of the creative energy of the sun. Looking at the tremulous shine and wandering shimmer of precious exhibits, one unwittingly feels the elusive cold and involvement in these things the death of many Native American empires. How many of them were thrown out of the thirst for gold, which swept Europe – gold lured the Spaniards over the ocean, gold drove the Portuguese to the east, gold … gold … gold – that’s the only requirement white men landed on any newly discovered coast.