Kaleidoscope effect

Jewellery kaleidoscope

Salvador Dali surreal jewellery

The Living Flower. Salvador Dali surreal jewellery

The Living Flower. Salvador Dali surreal jewellery

Salvador Dali surreal jewellery

– What do you want my heart? What do you wish, my heart?
– The beating heart of the ruby!

Dialog of El Salvador and Gala

Masterpieces – like children. For their birthday are responsible two. She was the muse, he – the performer. He offered a brilliant implementation of each of her insane desires. She wanted to shine and luxury – he came up with jewelry. Jewellery Collection of Foundation “Gala – Salvador Dali” – a luxurious heritage of the genius. History of the jewelry collection of Salvador Dali begins in 1941. Dali drew sketches on paper, carefully working through all the details of the forms to the material and color, and then personally selected the materials and stones, and watched how a goldsmith Carlos Alemany embodies his idea of ​​gold.
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Flamingo inspired jewellery

The famous flamingo brooch by Cartier. 1940

Flamingo inspired jewellery. The famous flamingo brooch by Cartier. 1940

This flamingo brooch by Cartier was acquired by the Duke of Windsor just before the German occupation, designed by Jeanne Toussaint. The generous plot size of the brooch makes it exceptional for this period. After the sale of the Duchess of Windsor jewelry at auction Sotheby’s in Geneva in 1987, on the market appeared many copies of this brooch made of precious stones and crystals. Bird flamingo – a symbol of the fulfillment of your desires. Flamingo – beautiful and unusual bird because of its plumage. Some species of flamingos have bright plumage, resembling flames. That’s why it is called a fiery bird. Some flamingo have gentle pink color of feathers. Therefore they are called the bird of dawn. Pink color of Flamingo for most people represents a symbol of beauty and elegance.
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Christian Dior jewellery

Gina Lollobrigida. Dior is quoted as saying 'I have designed flower women'

Gina Lollobrigida in New Look dress. Dior is quoted as saying ‘I have designed flower women’. Christian Dior jewellery

Christian Dior jewellery
The greatest legislator of world fashion, Christian Dior magnificent decorations dominated on the world market in the late 1940s and 50s. Born in Normandy, France, Christian Dior (1905-1959) began his career in the mid-1930s, selling sketches of hats and dresses to Parisian couturiers. Meanwhile, it was Jean Ozenne, designer for couture houses, who introduced Dior to the fashion world and to his clientele. So, at the age of thirty, Dior devoted himself to studying fashion drawing, referring only to what he knew and appreciated of Edward Molyneux, Coco Chanel, Elsa Schiaparelli, and Jeanne Lanvin. Luckily, he managed to sell his first sketches of hats and then of dresses to fashionable hat makers and couture houses. In addition, he managed to sell ideas to foreign buyers. Besides, publication of his drawings in Le Figaro contributed to his first public recognition.
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Ilya Palkin Jewellery

Ilya Palkin Jewellery

Ilya Palkin Jewellery. Silver earrings Cats, hot enamel. Jeweler Vera Palkina

Ilya Palkin Jewellery Studio is a small family business by artists jewelers Ilya and Vera, a husband and a wife. Their workshop is located in the jewelry capital of Russia – the city of Kostroma. Their work is distinguished by a unique striking style. It is unlikely you will be able to find something similar elsewhere. Unusual and touching silverware of different warmth, delight and surprise. The range of works of this studio is very wide, both in terms of types of jewelry (jewelry – earrings, rings, bracelets, wedding rings, brooches, necklaces, souvenirs, sculptures and so on), and in terms of used jewelry techniques (hot and stained enamel, niello, gilding, oxidation, etc.) The style in which jewelers work can not be determined by a single term. The ethnic elements of ancient Slavic images, reinterpreted in a witty manner, and animalism (suspensions with the images of cats, rabbits, and fish), and even elements of steampunk (style, arising out of nostalgia for the first decades of industrialization of the British Empire).
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Russian jeweler Vladimir Ufimtsev

Brooch Jester. 1995 Gold, enamel, diamonds

Brooch Jester. 1995 Gold, enamel, diamonds. Work by Russian jeweler Vladimir Ufimtsev

Russian jeweler Vladimir Ufimtsev was born in 1970 in Yekaterinburg. In 1989 he graduated from Yekaterinburg art school. He mastered the crafting in the jewelry studio of Vladislav Khramtsov. Since 1991 Vladimir has been a permanent participant of city, regional, zonal, national and international exhibitions, among which jewellery exhibition in Basel (Switzerland), San Francisco (the USA), Emirates. In 1992, he became a member of the Union of Artists of Russia. From 1993 to 1998 he worked at the Sverdlovsk jewelry factory. In 1998 he was awarded the gold medal of the Pushkin Fund and the first prize at the International Exhibition in St. Petersburg. The works of Russian jeweler Vladimir Ufimtsev are in private collections in Russia and abroad.
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Russian jeweler Eduard Nikitin

Ring Snail. Jeweler Eduard Nikitin

Ring Snail. Gold 750 °, Diamonds. Jeweler Eduard Nikitin

Inconceivable mesmerizing magic of mathematical snail spiral ring, a symbol of the evolution of nature and the whole of human history. Even in a small creature embodies the harmony and the value of the universe. Russian jeweler Eduard Nikitin creates jewellery inspired by the mystery of past civilizations and mythical animals. Moscow based jeweler Eduard Nikitin was born 2 March 1961, in Chelyabinsk. In 1981, he graduated from the Chelyabinsk Art School, Sculpture Department. Nikitin is a member of the Union of Artists of Russia (1989). He has participated in International, Republican, and All-Russian exhibitions of jewellery art since 1980. Eduard Nikitin was awarded Diplomas of Moscow international jewellery and watch exhibition “Jeweler-2002”, “Jeweler-2003”, the International Exhibition “Three thousand years of Jerusalem” (1996, Jerusalem, Israel), Medal of Rantanen Foundation (1989, Helsinki, Finland), the jubilee commemorative badge of Carl Faberge Fund (2011), Gold medal for 1st place in the competition “Jewelry Olympus” (2012), the order of Franz Bierbaum (2012). His art works are exhibited in Museums of Fine Arts in Yekaterinburg, Chelyabinsk, Helsinki, Prague, Haifa, and in private collections in Russia, Belgium, Germany, Israel, Finland, the US, Luxembourg.
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Inventor and actress Hedy Lamarr

Hedy Lamarr

Inventor and actress Hedy Lamarr (born Hedwig Eva Maria Kiesler, 9 November 1914 – 19 January 2000)

Austrian actress of the 1930s and 1940s, Hedy Lamarr was frequently called the most beautiful woman in motion pictures. Not to admire her beauty is simply impossible. Look at the jewelry, she wore – pearl necklaces, earrings, bracelets and brooches. Generally, in those years, for movie and advertising photography actresses wore their own decorations. The taste of the actress is elegant and flawless. She will forever be remembered not only as one of the most beautiful women ever to grace a motion picture screen, but also as a smart woman.
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