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Signed HB Heyman Brothers jewellery

Pair of Platinum, Diamond and Colored Stone ‘Pansy’. Signed HB Heyman Brothers jewellery

Pair of Platinum, Diamond and Colored Stone ‘Pansy’. Signed HB Heyman Brothers jewellery

Signed HB Heyman Brothers jewellery
The history of Oscar Heyman & Bros., Inc. began in 1912 in New York at 58 W 40th St. New York City. Emigrants from Russia, the family consisted of nine siblings. They moved to New York in 1906. Two brothers, Oscar and Nathan, had apprenticed at a Faberge factory, while another brother was an accomplished toolmaker. Together, they launched Oscar Heyman & Brothers jewelry company in 1912. The brothers were master platinum-smiths who utilized only the finest diamonds and colored gems.
Noteworthy, in the 1930-40s the company produced top tier jewelry for such iconic brands as Tiffany & Co., Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, and others. Flower brooches became the company’s hallmark. The marking includes “HB”, or “OHB” (Oscar Heyman Brothers). Yet, unstamped pieces require specialists’ authentication.
Traditionally, the jewelers used the old world techniques of tool making, fine platinum and gold metal-smithing.
Incorporated in 1912, the company is still active.
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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 design golden ring ‘Fire salamander’. Yellow shining sphene, dark blue sapphires, black rhodium. Work by Russian jeweler Ilya Maksimov

Russian jeweler Ilya Maksimov
Sevastopol based artist goldsmith, Ilya Maksimov has been in this profession for more than 20 years. According to the talented artist, he loves his job and considers himself a happy man. Surrounding him landscapes, sea and mountains of the Crimean peninsula have 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 jewelry house Boucheron has been producing Watches and high jewelry, luxury goods and accessories since 1858. Founded 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.

In 1893, the first of Boucheron jewelers settled in Place Vendome. Legend has it that he chose the house number 26 on the Place Vendome, where today there is a shop ‘Boucheron’, because it was the sunniest corner of the square, and Frederick thought that there diamonds would sparkle most brighter.

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The Aletto Brothers jewellery

Aletto Brothers jewellery

Blue flower brooch. Sapphire, diamond, white gold. Aletto Brothers jewellery

The Aletto Brothers jewellery
The history of Aletto Brothers jewelry brand began 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.
Alberto Aletto was a third generation jeweler respected for his fine craftsmanship. In 1964 he relocated to New York City and achieved high praise for his designs. Still family owned and operated today, five generations later, the firm moved to Boca Raton, Florida in 1987.
Under the leadership of Alfredo, great grandson of the founder, and his sons, Alberto, Luigi and Mario, the designers continue to produce high quality jewelry displaying the firm’s gift for artistry in every piece produced.
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Dolce Gabbana Fall-Winter 2015

Dolce Gabbana Fall Winter 2015

Alta Moda. Dolce Gabbana Fall Winter 2015

Dolce Gabbana Fall Winter 2015
Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana presented a new collection of Alta Moda Fall-Winter 2015. The sunset show in Portofino was traditionally closed – it was an Italian Midsummer Night’s Dream, brought to life. A few photos can help get impression on this very bright and spectacular collection.
The collection consists of the things so much beloved by clients of the House. The excessive aesthetics is brought to its climax: tiara with inclusions of peacock feathers, dress with ornaments of flowers and fruits, gilded crinoline. Many of which are not even prints on the finest silk, but jewelry and handmade embroidery, piles of lace and transparent grid, gold filigree wings, fairies, kimonos and turbans, embroidered velvet suits and brocade coats trimmed with sable. The true owners of taste and style, Dolce and Gabbana outfits and dresses are always sophisticated and feminine.
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Anna Kapustina Steampunk jewellery

Steampunk Bracelet Fairy Meadow

Steampunk Bracelet Fairy Meadow. Anna Kapustina Steampunk jewellery

Anna Kapustina Steampunk jewellery
The world of steampunk includes team engines and perfected mechanics, leather and rivets, darkness and smokestacks of red brick. Robots without a single chip and the submarine “Nautilus”, Jules Verne and HG Wells. Steampunk is a science fiction attracting fans, and inspiring artists, craftsmen and jewelry designers. One of them is Anna Kapustina. She creates jewelry in the style of steampunk and guns. Bright, delicate, glamorous, sparkling – the way she sees this style.
According to Anna, she started making jewelry from polymer clay, better known as plastic. However, six months later she realized how many artists are involved in this kind of applied art. Indeed, it has become a mass phenomenon.
Kapustina started looking for something new and asked her husband what he would put on himself as a decoration. In response, he gave her a link to “Wikipedia” with an article about steampunk. Finally, Anna was able to create her first pendant, and liked it very much.
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