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Rene Boivin jewellery

18 karat gold, Blackened gold, colored diamond, diamond, citrine, ruby Dog Brooch, Rene Boivin jewellery

Labrador retriever with a fully articulated torso, ears, paws and tail. 18 karat gold, Blackened gold, colored diamond, diamond, citrine, ruby Brooch, the collar removes for wear as a ring. Rene Boivin jewellery

Rene Boivin Jewellery House may not be as famous as Tiffany, Cartier, Bulgari and Boucheron. However, the work of Rene Boivin is a whole chapter in the history of jewelry, bright and beautiful. But popularity – matter thin and capricious, not everything that is on everyone’s lips, certainly the best. Some things are initially created for connoisseurs and dedicated. So, many of their works are made on individual projects for specific customers and clients. French jewelry house Rene Boivin lasted for about a century, from 1890 to the 90s of the last century. Rene himself (1864-1917) was a hereditary jeweler, studied from his father, silversmith.
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Tree of Life jewelry symbolism

Tree of Life jewelry symbolism. Venetti Tree Of Life Brooch

Tree of Life jewelry symbolism. Venetti Tree Of Life Brooch

Tree of Life is a must-have jewelry. Our great ancestors have always been convinced that the entire universe is precisely the Tree of Life. Slavic and Scandinavian legends saw the Tree of Life as a huge, thick trunk with three large branches. Number three in the magical sense is a symbol of direction. It’s like a cross of three roads, giving to us to choose our road – destiny. In The Tree of Life, each branch has its own definition. At the top of the tree always hear melodic songs of the birds nesting there. The birds are sent down to us as God’s helpers, to observe what is happening in the world from above.
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Oscar Heyman & Brothers jewellery

Pair of Platinum, Diamond and Colored Stone ‘Pansy’. Oscar Heyman & Brothers jewellery

Pair of Platinum, Diamond and Colored Stone ‘Pansy’. Oscar Heyman & Brothers jewellery

The Heyman family, consisting of nine siblings, emigrated from Russia to New York in 1906. Two of the brothers, Oscar and Nathan, had apprenticed at a Faberge factory, while another brother was an accomplished toolmaker. Together, they launched Oscar Heyman & Brothers in 1912. The brothers were master platinum-smiths who utilized only the finest diamonds and colored gems. In time, the firm manufactured and supplied jewelry for the most prestigious American jewelry houses of the 1930s. Flower brooches became the company’s signature item. Their magnificent creations are often unstamped, and require specialists’ authentication. Oscar Heyman & Brothers continues to be self-contained, family owned and operated business where the old world techniques of tool making, fine platinum and gold metal-smithing are employed in the production of each piece.
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Russian jeweler Ilya Maksimov

Surreal golden ring 'Fire salamander'. Yellow shining sphene, dark blue sapphires, black rhodium. Russian jeweler Ilya Maksimov

Surreal golden ring ‘Fire salamander’. Yellow shining sphene, dark blue sapphires, black rhodium. Russian jeweler Ilya Maksimov

Russian jeweler Ilya Maksimov lives and works in Sevastopol. He has been in this profession for almost 20 years. Talented artist goldsmith loves his job and considers himself a happy man. Surrounding him beauty – landscapes, sea and mountains of the Crimean peninsula has always inspired him for creativity and new ideas. Ilya says, “I like to give pleasure to people, so all my works are made with an open mind and a pure heart. I hope that among my works you can find for yourself and choose the jewelry to your liking. Choose with you heart.” In the words of Antoine de Saint-Exupery, “The most important thing eyes can not see. Only the heart can see!”. The workshop of the master has a name “Another Silver’, though he also uses gold, diamonds, emeralds, sapphire and other semi-precious stones and minerals.
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Norwegian national costume Bunad

Norwegian national costume Bunad

Beautiful ladies wearing Norwegian national costume Bunad

Norwegian national costume Bunad
When tourists visit Norway, they do not get tired of admiring the beauty of the traditional Norwegian folk costume Bunad, still worn in the “modern”, rather festive life. And if you are lucky and get here on May 17 (National Day in Norway), you will find an unforgettable sight. In particular, along the decorated with national flags cities walk people in national costumes, called Bunad. Noteworthy, the costume is an integral part of life in modern Norway, and almost “obligatory” part of it, or rather its wardrobe.
Traditionally, Bunad – festive clothes in the national style, which existed for centuries, and put on in a very solemn occasions. In fact, over 70% of Norwegians have Bunad. Besides, in recent years dramatically increased the number of men, who buy for themselves a national costume. According to sociologists, it is an expression of a kind of protest against the entry of Norway into the EU. Meanwhile, the total Bunad “wardrobe” in Norway – estimated at more than 30 billion euros, and its value continues to grow.
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Boucheron Bestiary Kaleidoscope

Chameleon Ring Boucheron Bestiary Kaleidoscope

Chameleon Ring set with pavé tsavorite garnets, blue, pink and yellow sapphires and two rubies, in blackened gold. Boucheron Bestiary Kaleidoscope

Boucheron Bestiary Kaleidoscope
French ‘Boucheron’ is one of the most daring and original jewelry brands in the world. The jewelry house Boucheron has been producing Watches and high jewelry, luxury goods and accessories for more than 157 years. Founded in 1858 by Frederic Boucheron, at the moment Boucheron jewellery house has 34 boutiques worldwide with more than €50 million in total sales. Frederick Boucheron opened his first store in ‘Galerie de Valois’ in the Palais-Royal, in the heyday of the Second French Empire. In 1866 he opened his own studio, and a year later won the gold medal at the World Fair (Universal Exposition) in 1867 in Paris.
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The Aletto Brothers jewellery

Aletto Brothers jewellery

Aletto Brothers jewellery

The Aletto Brothers firm was founded in Naples, Italy, at the turn of the 19th century. Its founder, Bartolomeo Aletto, was commissioned to commemorate the inauguration of the Eiffel Tower at the Universal Exposition in 1889. The second generation jeweler became Raffaele Aletto, son of Bartolomeo, who worked for many leading Italian jewelers. In 1949, Raffaele’s son, Alberto, left Naples for Caracas, Venezuela, where he established a factory with over 100 employees.
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