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Pauline Rader jewellery

1960s brooch Rooster, marked Pauline Rader

Rooster brooch. Gold tone, enamel, art glass. 1960s. Pauline Rader jewellery

Pauline Rader jewellery
The history of Pauline Rader jewelry lasted for two decades. Founded in 1962 as a family business of Pauline and Danton Rader, the brand ceased to exist in 1982. The jewelers had showrooms in Forrest Hills, NY and in Palm Beach, Florida.
The designer of the highest level, her works are rare and collectible. Pauline grew up in a family of jeweler, and from childhood was keen on family affair. About her personal life. The designer was happily married and gave birth to three children.
Rader began making jewelry in 1962, creating fantastic decorations in a variety of styles. She was very fond of lions, tigers, insects and turtles, although that did not prevent her to create classic decorations. As a young, Madame Ryder specialized in the art of ancient Greece and Rome, many of her decorations are made in the Etruscan style, or in the style of ancient jewelry. In 1982, the brand ceased to exist.
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Heidi Daus jewellery

Fierce & Fabulous Crystal Critter Pin. Tanzanite, hematite, emerald, and crystal golden shadow crystals. Heidi Daus jewellery

Fierce & Fabulous Crystal Critter Pin. Tanzanite, hematite, emerald, and crystal golden shadow crystals. Heidi Daus jewellery

Heidi Daus jewellery
American jewelry designer Heidi Daus grew up in a family where her grandmother, passionate collector and traveler, had a large collection of fine jewelry. She brought decorations after each trip – amazingly beautiful costume brooches. Glitter of crystals, sequins and stones, high artistic performance developed artistic sensibility, imagination and sense of beauty in the little girl. Heidi founded her company Heidi Daus Ltd. in 1984.
Style of her jewellery is very close to pre-war stone intensive vintage decorations, with superior Art Deco designs, meticulous detail, and the abundance of crystals and rhinestones. HD jewellery is worthy present day Hollywood stars and glamorous divas of the last century.
Inspired by nature – flowers, insects and animals, her jewellery combines baroque, art deco, and retro styles. All decorations are handmade, with a lifetime warranty.

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Chinese zodiac in jewellery

Chinese zodiac in jewellery. Rat brooch of white gold and diamonds

Rat (2020, January 25), element Metal. Rat brooch of white gold and diamonds, Verdura. Chinese zodiac in jewellery

Chinese zodiac in jewellery
According to the Chinese calendar, the beginning of the New Year falls on the first new moon after the winter solstice, which occurs in December or January. The New Year, starting from the winter solstice (December 21-22), the new moon, occurs respectively until January 21, and no later than February 20. 12-year cycle (“earthly branches” or “Chinese Zodiac”), taken perhaps from observing Jupiter’s orbit (the sidereal period of the planet is equal to 4332.589 Earth days, or 11.8618 year).
For some reason it is a 12-year period Chinese astrologers consider the greatest inspiration. Accordingly, Zodiac animals – Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat or Sheep, Monkey, Rooster, Dog, Boar or Pig appear in different art forms with the richness and authenticity of psychological content.
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Jewellery architecture by Ola Shekhtman

Jewellery architecture by Ola Shekhtman

Inspired by traveling Jewellery architecture by Ola Shekhtman

Jewellery architecture by Ola Shekhtman
Her rings include architecture and spirit of the most iconic cities. Among them London, Paris, Amsterdam, New York, Hong Kong, San Francisco, Boston, and many more.
According to Ola, she began her professional career as a student of St. Petersburg University. Born in Serbia, she is currently living in the USA. Inspired by a variety of urban landscapes and the aesthetics of visited cities, she creates unique rings with the characteristic architectural atmosphere. Her exceptional talent quickly made her popular and well-known.
The process of creating a ring is manual – from drawing sketch to melting the metal, soldering, grinding, sawing, and polishing every detail. Traditionally, she uses gold, silver, platinum, brass, bronze, and rhodium. Created by Ola rings can be a perfect gift, as wonderful motivation, or memory of traveling.
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MFA unique jewellery

MFA unique jewellery brooch Owls

Two owls brooch. Gold plated textured metal alloy. MFA unique jewellery

MFA unique jewellery
Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Massachusetts, is one of the largest museums in the United States and has more than 450,000 works of art. “Museum of Fine Arts”, or MFA uses the motifs of famous works of art, museum specimens or copies decorations stored in the aforementioned museum.
Traditionally, the craftsmen use only the best materials: beautiful enamel, crystals, pearls, silver and metal alloy coated with 14 and 22 -carat gold. Noteworthy, there are no two absolutely identical brooches from MFA, as they are hand-painted. Collectors and fans of MFA jewellery appreciate and love these creations – because each of them is a copy of the most famous works of art in various fields.
The largest museums in the world – the Hermitage, the Louvre, the British Museum and others have MFA unique jewelry, which has a high collection value.
MFA BOSTON jewelry trademark was registered in 1996 and is still active.
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Josef Hoffmann Art Deco brooches

Josef Hoffmann Art Deco brooch 1908. Sterling silver, malachite, opal, lapis lazuli, moonstone, sapphire

Josef Hoffmann Art Deco brooches. Sterling silver, malachite, opal, lapis lazuli, moonstone, sapphire. 1908

Josef Hoffmann Art Deco brooches
The designer created jewelry at the beginning of the 20th century in Austria. Traditionally, Josef Hoffmann used silver, gold and gemstones – agate, amethyst, bloodstone, carnelian, coral, tourmaline, hematite, jelly opal, lapis lazuli, moonstone and sapphire. Semi-precious stones of different colors, harmoniously inserted in the decoration lined up in vertical columns, giving the brooch an interesting geometric shape and color scheme.
Josef Hoffmann (1870 – 1956) was Austrian architect and designer. He was a pupil, assistant, and disciple of Otto Wagner, and one of the pioneers of the Modern Movement in Austria. His mature style was based on the right angle and other primary geometric forms.
Noteworthy, Hoffmann designed numerous Austrian government pavilions for exhibitions throughout Europe and many houses in Vienna, but his best-known work is in Brussels.
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Renoir-Matisse jewellery (1946 – 1964)

Renoir-Matisse jewellery

Maple leaf brooch and earrings. White and yellow enamel on copper. Mid-1950s. Renoir-Matisse jewellery (1946 – 1964)

Renoir-Matisse jewellery
The history of Renoir-Matisse jewellery lasted for two decades, from the 1946 to 1964. Jerry Fels began his career in the company “Sceptron Jewelry” in 1944, where he worked on the creation of original costume jewelry.
He had just finished his teaching in the National Academy of Art and, without hesitation, launched a private company – Renoir of California Inc. in his hometown – Los Angeles. Originally, he specialized in the production of exquisite jewelry from copper. Why copper? This is because in 1930-1950 copper was an extremely popular metal among jewelers – fans of Arts & Crafts Style.
Each product of Renoir-Matisse jewellery shows boundless enthusiasm and imagination of the master, his impeccable choice of shapes and colors, combined with gentleness and style. All his ideas he found in the abstract, nature and geometric figures – clear and poly-lines, or floral motifs.

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