Kaleidoscope effect

Jewellery kaleidoscope

Plastic jewellery by Alexandra Burkina

Necklace of plastic, decorated with large flowers and leaves

Necklace of plastic, decorated with large flowers and leaves. Plastic jewellery by Alexandra Burkina

Alexandra Burkina – designer and founder of the brand Stern. She works with unusual materials to create each ornament as a work of contemporary art. Plastic and iron in her hands obtain completely unique shape. Each flower petal is carved by hand. Moderately severe and ironically simple these decorations complement the casual way and certainly can not be unnoticed even in the fashion event. Although STERN is a young brand, but has already managed to establish itself among the leading connoisseurs of fashion, in gloss (including Vogue) and one of the largest and most important exhibitions in Paris, the international Fine, Fashion Jewellery and Watches show – Bijorca.
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Mineral kaleidoscope

Mineral kaleidoscope. Amethyst (source -  Fersman Mineralogical Museum Russian Academy of Sciences Moscow Russia)

Mineral kaleidoscope. Amethyst (source – Fersman Mineralogical Museum Russian Academy of Sciences Moscow Russia)

Nature is able to create truly wonderful things. For example, minerals. In Mineral kaleidoscope each mineral is unique and unique in its kind. Mineral – the natural homogeneous solid body which has been or is in the crystalline state and has a specific chemical composition. Minerals can be stunningly beautiful. Man used minerals since ancient times. For a long time the main minerals was flint – fine-grained variety of quartz, it was used by primitive people in the Old Stone Age. Were also used other minerals, such as cherry hematite, goethite tan and black manganese oxides – like amber, jade, native gold, and others as a material for jewelry.
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Russian Art Nouveau jewellery

Belle Epoque handcrafted Diamond Brooch Pin. Russian Art Nouveau jewellery

Belle Epoque handcrafted Diamond Brooch Pin. Moscow, 1908 – 1917. The brooch is marked on pin and on pin guard with maker’s initials ‘AM’ for Moscow jeweler Alexander Moskvin

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. Russian Art Nouveau jewellery was 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, resulting in 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

“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

Cora Sun-Drop Diamond

Cora Sun-Drop Diamond is also called “Shard of the Sun”, “Tears of the Sun”. The unique diamond has a number of characteristics of the highest among all diamonds and a record – in its class. Rough diamond was mined in 2010 in kimberlite mines of South Africa. To facet stone the largest diamond processing company US – Cora International LLC, NY, had to spend about six months. The time was taken for choosing a suitable shape and filigree. The company asked Gemological Institute of America, GIA for an expert opinion on the received diamond.
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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, in the Himalayas, Tibet and Nepal, Fine Jewelry has always been rare, a luxury limited and worn by wealthy and powerful. 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. In fact, Nepalese-Tibetan Fine Jewelry showed both the owner’s personal wealth, social and political status. Besides, the lavishly adorned deities in jewellery pieces often reflected the unique and sacred culture. These pieces showed the ideals of the faith, ancient values of Hinduism and Buddhism. Meanwhile, much of the information on this jewellery we have received from Western travelers, Tibetans, archaeological and literary evidence.
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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, 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 by creative people bring beauty and harmony into our world.
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