Kaleidoscope effect

Jewellery kaleidoscope

Iradj Moini jewellery

Iradj Moini jewellery earrings with Buddha face

Earrings with Buddha face. Iradj Moini jewellery

Iradj Moini jewellery
An architect by training, Iradj Moini was a leading jewelry designer of fashion house Oscar de la Renta. Born in Iran, he made a career in jewelry in the 1980s. The list of prestigious clients confirms his reputation as one of the most talented modern designers. Made by hand, Iradj Moini jewellery always large and voluminous, with careful study of details. The jeweler, in particular, used such materials as copper, bone, wood and European crystals and oriental precious stones of bright colors. The main motifs of his ornaments are floral compositions and figurines.
Noteworthy, Iraj Moini also produced costume jewelery for such reputable designers as Bill Blass, Carolina Herrera and Arnold Scaasi. Orders for his decorations came from Europe. Significant demand for his jewelry allowed Moini to sell jewelry through the most fashionable stores in New York. Actress Drew Barrymore, for example, bought a gilded bracelet with Austrian crystals in a boutique in Los Angeles for the “Awarding the Academy” in 1999.
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Juliana Vintage jewellery

Juliana Vintage jewellery

Beautiful set of brooch and earrings. Crystals sparkle beautifully in the light. Juliana Vintage jewellery

Juliana Vintage jewellery
Presented by the company “Delizza & Elster” (abbreviated in catalogs D & E), Juliana appeared in about 1940s and lasted until 1990. Very quickly, the company has become a major manufacturer of costume jewelry in America, and signed contracts with 800 customers in the US and abroad.
Noteworthy, their customers were such famous brands as: Weiss, Alice Caviness, Ballet, Celebrity, Hobe, Hattie Carnegie, Kenneth J. Lane, Kramer, and Karu. In addition to the decorations, produced for wholesale customers, in 1953 the company released a line of jewelry that has become very popular to this day.
However, the masters didn’t mark this line despite the huge demand. And the explanation is simple – jewelry sold through major central stores of America, who wanted to see on the tags and labels only their names.
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Georgy Rushev jewellery

Georgy Rushev jewellery

Georgy Rushev jewellery

Fashion designers demolish stereotypes and prove to us the opposite – two is good, but one is still better. If an earring looks like a work of art, it doesn’t need pair and will look harmonious one. Especially mono earring from the collection of Georgy Rushev “Flora” with pearls and rhinestones, Swarovski crystals, decorated with images of an eye. Each new collection – is a mini series creation of semi-precious stones – amethyst, noble shine of citrine, depth of garnets, alluring shade of pyrite and rhodonite, combined with metal, plastic, glass beads and crystals. Jewelry from the new collection of Georgy Rushev “Flora” designed to revive the tradition of luxury and elegance of distant 20s.
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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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