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Anastasiya Ivanova handcrafted jewelry

'Good morning!' Pendant

Anastasiya Ivanova handcrafted jewelry. ‘Good morning!’ Pendant

‘Good morning!’ Pendant handcrafted from copper, brass, nickel, silver, chalcedony and zircon, using wire wrap and cold forging techniques. Patinated and partially polished. Beautiful Russian artist of applied art, jeweler Anastasiya Ivanova (b. 1983) lives in Novosibirsk. She creates unique handcrafted jewelry from copper, brass, nickel silver, using wire wrap and cold forging techniques. In creating brooches, hairpins, pendants, necklaces and even glasses frames she uses natural stones – agate, topaz, olivine, quartz, lapis lazuli, zircon, labradorite, rhodochrosite, pearls.
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Symbolic Horse jewellery

24K gold plated surface and Swarovski crystal decorated Horse

Symbolic Horse jewellery. 24K gold plated surface and Swarovski crystal decorated Horse

Horse combines the symbolic qualities of several animals: the courage of a lion, the vision of an eagle, the strength of an ox, a deer quickness, fox agility. Oriental khans, owners of thoroughbred horses, did not sell their horses, but only gave to the distinguished guests and friends. Thoroughbred horse is now a very valuable gift. The cost of outstanding thoroughbred horses can exceed millions and tens of millions of dollars. Horse has a lucky number 7 in Chinese Horoscope.
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Ekaterina Kostrigina jewellery

Brooch of gold with pink opal and diamond

Brooch of gold with pink opal and diamond. Ekaterina Kostrigina jewellery

Ekaterina Kostrigina – representative of Russian jeweler’s art and the owner of the eponymous jewelery company. True to the St. Petersburg style, renowned names of court jewelers Faberge and Bolin, Ekaterina Kostrigina continues the glorious tradition. The company “Ekaterina Kostrigina” assembled a team of great masters jewelers, painters, stone cutters, enamelists, holding the secrets of complex and rare techniques of jewellery. The company’s products combine the uniqueness and individuality of the St. Petersburg style with modern achievements of jewelry.
In the gallery of Ekaterina Kostrigina company – rings, bracelets and brooches, but brooches have a special place: flower-brooch, butterfly-brooch, sacred scarab beetles, flirty berry brooches. All jewelry pieces are made of precious stones and metals – gold and silver, diamonds, sapphires, opal, amethyst, Cacholong, topaz, jasper, pearls, tourmalines.
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Bottle cap fashion

Russian fashion model Anna Selezneva in bottle cap armor and helmet

‘Eco Warrior’ Russian fashion model Anna Selezneva in bottle cap armor and helmet. Photo hautfashion.com

Bottle cap fashion. Plastic and tin bottle caps are in fact a universal material with limitless possibilities for creativity. They allow you to show imagination. From the caps can be done, for example, miniature furniture, amusing figures, simple ornaments or cute magnets. The inner surface can be decorated with embroidery, decoupage or paint. Some designers and jewelers even manage to create jewelry pieces and fantastic dresses from caps.
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Sevan Bicakci jewellery

Ring by Turkish jeweler Sevan Bicakci

Sevan Bicakci jewellery

Sevan Bicakci jewellery is one of the most famous and recognized in the world of contemporary jewelery and the most famous in Turkey. Sevan Bicakci is called an icon of contemporary jewelry world, and even the “Lord of the Rings.” Sevan Bicakci was born in 1972 and since 12 years of age he studied the art of jewelry and was assistant at the famous jeweler Hovsep Catak. In the words of Bicakci, during the four years he had been taught in addition to the basic techniques of jewelry – a manner to behave in a professional environment, the ability to find his own technique and style, born out of passion. “Technique can be taught, but the passion is the main ingredient, and you have it or not.”
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Arthur and Georgie Gaskin jewellery

Arthur and Georgie Gaskin jewellery. Pendant, ca. 1907. Gemstones, Silver Crystal Opal

Pendant, ca. 1907. Gemstones, Silver Crystal Opal. Arthur and Georgie Gaskin jewellery

Arthur and Georgie Gaskin jewellery
British duo of jewelers Arthur and Georgie Gaskin were Georgina Gaskin (1866-1934) and her husband Arthur Gaskin (16 March 1862 – 4 June 1928). Arthur Gaskin did most of the enameling and had a particular interest in medieval metalwork. Georgie was his main creative partner for Arts & Crafts jewelry. Arthur Gaskin was also an illustrator, painter, teacher and designer of jewellery and enamel work. He was born in Birmingham into the family of a decorator. In 1883 he entered the Birmingham School of Art. Here he met his future wife Georgie in 1888. She was one of his students. The couple married in 1894. Arthur and Georgie Gaskin started producing jewellery in 1899.
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Hattie Carnegie jewellery

Hattie Carnegie jewellery

Henrietta Kanengeiser (March 15, 1889- 22 February 1956) Legendary Hattie Carnegie jewellery

Legendary Hattie Carnegie jewellery
Born Henrietta Kanengeiser on March 15, 1889 in Vienna, Austria, Hattie Carnegie became a legendary American jewelry and fashion designer in the 1920s-1950s. She was the second of seven children of Isaac Kanengeiser and his wife Helen Kranczer. In 1900 their family emigrated to the United States of America. The 16-year-old Henrietta worked as a secretary in the Macy’s Store, one of the famous New York department stores. Noteworthy, it was her father, Jewish tailor, who had introduced her to the world of fashion. Elegant and beautiful Henrietta designed her own clothes and accessories. Meanwhile, Henrietta adopted the name Hattie Carnegie after she had met the local dressmaker Rose Ruth Purchaser. In 1909 Hattie Carnegie and Rose Ruth opened their own fashion business on East 49th Street in New York. Nine years later she founded the Hattie Carnegie, Inc.
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