Andrew Logan multicolored mirror glass jewellery
Famous modern British artist, sculptor and jewelry designer Andrew Logan creates amazing ornaments from used and new glass. Meanwhile, each decoration is a miniature sculpture, made by hand from a multicolored mirror glass and semi-precious stones, set in resin. According to his ornaments, the favorite motifs of the designer are fauna, flora, planets, celebrities, fashion and gods.
Andrew Logan became known in Russia since his first exhibition in Moscow, in the gallery “Rose of Azora” at the first art fair “Art-Moscow”. The exposition of works of the artist became a sensation and entered the top-lists of the fair. Noteworthy, Andrew Logan himself is a man of style. A man of legend, he is the author of the contest “Alternative Miss World” in London. The talented designer has created a stunning gallery of jewelry work, which immediately became appreciated by the fashionable audience. All glossy magazines featured works by Logan, and in particular, Logan himself, because the very image of this man is the ideal embodiment of the “esthetic” bohemia of the late twentieth century. In fact, Andrew Logan – one of those who determined the external appearance of the world in which we live.
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Andrew Logan multicolored mirror glass jewellery
Russian creative jewellery company Sirin
In fact, in the heavy post-Soviet 1990s, lots of new jewelry firms, art studios and associations of designers-jewelers 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, the jewelry company “Sirin”, with its installation for creativity, 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.
Buryat woman traditional jewellery decorations
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.
Eternally Fashionable Precious choker
Modern fashion is such a complicated thing that it is impossible to say definitely what is fashionable now and what is not. In this continuous eclectic, now and then seemingly well forgotten, and in due time – cult things pop up. Undoubtedly, one of them is collar, or choker. In English you can also find the name collar, and even earlier the choker had an absolutely unethical name – “dog collar” (in French – collier de chien). Of course, if you go into more detail, then, 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.
Russian Jewellery brand Peraskeva
Jewelry designer Larisa Galeeva – director and owner of “Zolotse” jewelry factory. According to her, she called the brand “Paraskeva” 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. And now a special value of the Peraskeva jewelry brand is based on two main traditions – jewelry craftsmanship and family traditions. The face of the brand has become a sister of Larisa – Julia.
“In our family all women have similar appearance, like nesting dolls, so the face of our company has become my sister Julia, I think that in her youth Peraskeva looked exactly the same.”
Abstract art and 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 other artists. The inspiration for jewelers is often the work of other artists – sculptors, architects, painters and others. Fine art in general, and painting in particular, are inextricably linked to the art of jewellery. Often, artists jewelers create jewellery collections drawing inspiration from the paintings of great painters.
Wassily Kandinsky is one of the most famous Russian painters, graphic artist and theorist of fine arts, the founder of abstract art. It was his work formed the basis of this stunning necklace and earrings, jewellery house “Russian Gems”. The artistic arrangement of elements of decoration and layout of the diamond decoration received unusually showy jewelry embodiment of the idea of geometric abstract art direction. 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.
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.