Kaleidoscope effect

Jewellery kaleidoscope

Russian Art Nouveau jewellery

Russian Art Nouveau jewellery. Belle Epoque handcrafted Diamond Brooch Pin. Russian Art Nouveau jewellery

Belle Epoque handcrafted Diamond Brooch Pin. Moscow, 1908 – 1917. Marked with initials ‘AM’ for Moscow jeweler Alexander Moskvin. Russian Art Nouveau jewellery

Russian Art Nouveau jewellery
Noteworthy, Art Nouveau Jewellery has “geographical” features. French Art Nouveau jewellery, for example, by Lucien Gaillard, Georges Fouquet, is masterly asymmetrical, while “the German mind” (Wilhelm von Cranach Lucas) tends to symmetry. Palette also varies, and in Russia it is different than in Europe.
Russian Revival Style of the 1910s, called Neo-Russian Modern was influenced by medieval Russo-Byzantine tradition. Produced in Moscow in 1908-1917, the period before and during the World War I, Russian medieval designs and shapes were mixed with typical Belle Epoque forms and elements. The result was a unique Russian jewelry style not seen anywhere else.
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Kaleidoscope jewelry by Doro Soucy

My Heart is Your Kaleidoscope - Gemstone Bead Embroidered Necklace, Asymmetrical, Beaded Collar Necklace, Neon Colors Bib Necklace. Kaleidoscope jewelry by Doro Soucy

“My Heart is Your Kaleidoscope” – Gemstone Bead Embroidered Necklace. Kaleidoscope jewelry by Doro Soucy

Kaleidoscope jewelry by Doro Soucy
“Look inside my heart, and see the projections of my soul! There’s happiness and love, strength and courage, anger and helplessness, peace and hope, all interacting together on a reflective plane of eternity”. Talented bead work artist Doro Soucy creates unique hand crafted jewelry from seed beads, glass, gemstones and precious metals. For creating only one necklace “My Heart is Your Kaleidoscope” Doro Soucy used variety of gemstones – garnet, fuchsia chalcedony, cobalt blue chalcedony, purple agate, amethysts, chrysoprase, peridot, Peruvian opal, natural zircons in Margarita green, canary yellow quartz, and apatite blue cubic zirconia. Wearing her jewelry any woman can feel special as if she turned into a goddess or a queen. Inspiration for each design is based on art of ancient and vintage jewels.
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Cora Sun-Drop Diamond

Sun-Drop Diamond

Unique natural gem Cora Sun-Drop Diamond

Cora Sun-Drop Diamond
Called “Shard of the Sun”, or “Tears of the Sun”, the unique diamond has a number of characteristics of the highest among all diamonds and a record – in its class. Mined in 2010 in kimberlite mines of South Africa, rough diamond has become a sensation. Noteworthy, it took about six months for the largest diamond processing company Cora International LLC, NY to facet the stone. The company asked Gemological Institute of America, GIA for an expert opinion on the received diamond.
Analysis found stone age no less than 1 billion years old. Its bright yellow color is due to a high content in the crystal structure of diamond-related molecules of nitrogen. Certified as a “fantasy” the diamond got the highest category thanks to color and purity. Also, as the biggest bright yellow pear-shaped diamond in the world. According to experts, its approximate value is from 11 to 15 million dollars.
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Nepalese-Tibetan Fine Jewelry

Amulet box adorned with Durga Mahisasuramardii. Nepal-Tibet. Coral, turquoise

Rare and exquisite amulet box adorned with the image of Durga Mahishasuramardini. Coral, turquoise. Nepalese-Tibetan Fine Jewelry

Nepalese-Tibetan Fine Jewelry
Traditionally rare in the Himalayas, Tibet and Nepal, only wealthy and powerful could buy fine Jewelry. In fact, the jewelry showed both the owner’s personal wealth, social and political status. Besides, the lavishly adorned deities often reflected the unique and sacred culture in jewellery pieces. These pieces showed the ideals of the faith, ancient values of Hinduism and Buddhism.
Noteworthy, we have received much of the information on this jewellery from Western travelers, Tibetans, archaeological and literary evidence.
The beautiful jewelry of Nepal, Tibet, and the Himalayas is extraordinarily evocative, with vibrant combinations of gold and silver embellished with turquoise, coral, amber, and pearls.
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Kaleidoscope installation by Suzan Drummen

Kaleidoscope installation by Suzan Drummen

Kaleidoscope installation by Suzan Drummen

Kaleidoscope installation by Suzan Drummen
Dutch artist Suzan Drummen has created a series of sparkling Kaleidoscope installations on the floor. Using mirrors, crystals, chrome-plated metal, optical glass, and precious stones, the artist has portrayed whole outdoor decoration. Each of the thousands of items stacked by hand and in the right, premeditated order. Thus, each installation forms a 3D carpet reflects the light in all directions.
From a distance they appear clear and orderly, yet upon closer inspection, the eyes become disoriented by the many details and visual stimuli. Mandalas spend very positive, creative, and harmonious energy into space. Given in a tense (tuned to military conflicts time) we live in, it is not surprising that for the harmonization of the planet various forms of art are possible. Thus, creative people bring beauty and harmony into our world.
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Moonstone kaleidoscope

Moonstone kaleidoscope. Natalie Wool-Art Moon stone bracelet

Natalie Wool-Art Moon stone bracelet. Moonstone kaleidoscope

Moonstone kaleidoscope
Since ancient times, people used moonstone to attract love. Therefore, people suffering from loneliness should wear brooches with this mineral on the left side. The stone not only attracts love, but it evokes a high sense of its owner.
Called ‘adularia’ or ‘Selenites’, moonstone is a natural gemstone. French jeweler Rene Lalique used this gem in his «Art Nouveau» pieces, which today decorate museums and private collections. Buying moonstone one may experience great differences in prices which depends on the intensity of the color, size and transparency of the stone. Excellent blue moonstones have an incredible three-dimensional color depth, distinguishable by the rotation of the stone. Such instances are highly prized by collectors because of their rarity and therefore expensive. Multicolor Indian moonstones are generally cheaper than classical blue moonstones, so that everyone can choose a stone corresponding taste and budget.
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Tatiana and Ben jewellery

Earrings 'Queen of bees'

‘Queen of bees’ earrings. Tatiana and Ben jewellery

Tatiana and Ben jewellery
Talented international duo of jewellers, a husband and wife have a lot in common, despite the fact that they grew up in different countries. Tatiana has been collecting Art Nouveau and Art Deco works for many years. Ben is a jeweller, singer, drummer and cook. Together they discuss the design of future jewelry pieces and give them life. Tatiana is happy in marriage – they sing and play various musical instruments together, love to travel and what’s more important – create beautiful jewelry.
According to Tatiana, she has more than 6 years experience in designing jewelry from natural stones. Chemist by profession, her fascination with stones began when she was 9 years old. One day her dad (also a chemist), put amethyst in her hand. “I remember that I could not sleep, and looked and looked at it as a living creature, that sparked in my hands all the time. It was something amazing and unique”. She studied at the Faculty of Geology in the St. Petersburg University, and went to expeditions.
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