Kaleidoscope effect

Jewellery kaleidoscope

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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French jewelry designer Jean Schlumberger

The brooch 'Bird on a Rock'. Tiffany Diamond. image - Wikipedia. French jewelry designer Jean Schlumberger

‘Bird on a Rock’ brooch. 1965. French jewelry designer Jean Schlumberger

French jewelry designer Jean Schlumberger
Born in Mulhouse, France, Jean Schlumberger was the son of Paul Albert Edward Schlumberger (1877 – 1952) and Elizabeth Schoen (1884 – 1942), who worked in the textile industry. Already in his youth, Jean showed talent for drawing, but his parents tried to discourage him from the artistic activity, forbidding him to undertake formal training.
In 1930, his father sent his son to Berlin to be engaged in banking activities. However, Jean finds a complete lack of interest and talent for numbers, and soon moved to Paris. In Paris, Schlumberger began to create jewelry with porcelain flowers and precious stones. He gave these products to his friends, among whom was Marina, Duchess of Kent. Later, she became the permanent representative of his works.
In 1930, thanks to Marina, Elsa Schiaparelli noticed the talent of the young designer. She hired him to create jewelry and buttons for her surreal collections. Also, he began to collaborate with Jean Cocteau, Salvador Dali and Louis Aragon. From these meetings future famous jeweler began his professional career.
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What can jewellery tell about its owner

What can jewellery tell about its owner. Avril Lavigne

Avril Lavigne

What can jewellery tell about its owner?
Creative people like to express their essence and attitude to the world through the things that surround them. Undoubtedly, jewelry plays a special role in the self-expression. The sign of a certain status, jewelry can make a lasting impression on others. But even the most scrupulous people sometimes do not realize that their own jewellery can talk much about them.
How can jewellery tell about its owner? Nothing attracts the eye to the elegant hands more than a beautiful ring on her or his finger. If it is a thin ring without stones and inserts, it says that its owner – vulnerable and shy in nature. She/he hides the rich inner world and has quite closed personality. Often amateur of thin and small rings does not have bright love affairs, preferring the quiet and measured family life.

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Bead embroidery art by Sherry Serafini

Necklaces. Bead embroidery art by Sherry Serafini

Stunningly beautiful Necklace. Bead embroidery art by Sherry Serafini

Bead embroidery art by Sherry Serafini
American designer and unsurpassed master of beading and beaded embroidery, Sherry Serafini grew up in a military family, moving every few years. According to Serafini, this nomadic way of life gave her adventurous spirit and brought her to creativity.
Self-taught artist jeweller, Sherry graduated from graphic design department of the Pittsburgh Art Institute in 1987. Then she married and started working as a head of the department of advertising in the local newspaper. However, just after the birth of her first daughter Erica in 1991, she started creating from beads. According to Sherry, she prefers to stay at home with her daughter, instead of working in the advertising department.
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Jewelry artist Olga Buryanova

The Cranes Are Flying. Jewelry artist Olga Buryanova

The Cranes Are Flying. Made by Jewelry artist Olga Buryanova

Talented jewelry artist Olga Buryanova lives in the northern capital of Russia – St. Petersburg. She creates beautiful costume jewellery – earrings, necklaces, brooches using semi-precious stones, Agate, Czech glass, quartz, lapis lazuli, pearl, Swarovski crystals, carved bone. The source of inspiration for the artist is nature. Her collections ‘In the Animal World’, ‘Seasons. Spring drops’, ‘Flowers’, ‘Seasons. Summer Solstice’, ‘Around the World’ – are all admirable, unique, interesting in their own way. Each handmade jewelry set brings a certain sense, perfectly matches in color and united with a certain idea.
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