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Symbolism of wearing rings

Symbolism of wearing rings. Portrait of the Infanta of Spain and Queen Isabella Clara Eugenia of Austria'

Fragment of work by Alonso Sanchez Coello (1531-1588) ‘Portrait of the Infanta of Spain and Queen Isabella Clara Eugenia of Austria’

Ring on the thumb – a symbol of wealth, on the index – belonging to a powerful family or any fraternity, and a ring on the little finger may indicate professional status. Does it matter on which finger to wear a ring? There are many traditions in wearing jewelry. Knowing the symbolism of wearing rings, you can “make a statement” or learn something about its owner. Rigid set of rules on which finger and which hand to wear the ring does not exist and anyone can wear the ring as he pleases, except wedding. But there are nuances. For example, in the majority of South and North America, including, most European countries wedding ring is worn on the ring finger of the left hand, and in accordance with Orthodox tradition they are worn on the ring finger of the right hand.
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Secret door rings by Theo Fennell

The Hermitage Ring

The Hermitage Ring. Secret door rings by Theo Fennell. Unique Hermitage Ring takes its inspiration from the Aquamarine’s beautiful reflections and the way it mimics the sheen of the warm, shallow, tropical waters.

British jeweler Theo Fennell and his company released a series of amazing jewelry rings with “secret doors”. Theo Fennell jewellery is known worldwide for his unconventional jewelry and accessories. At this time, the master was inspired by well-known fairy tales and popular novels of world literature. Each ring of the collection – a fantastic miniature with its own special story. For example, in the ring design can be easily find emerald from “The Wizard of Oz”, or cabinet of “The Chronicles of Narnia.” The Rings are truly amazing, unusual and fabulous, as well, and their price – to purchase these works of jewelry is possible for 30 thousand dollars.
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Jewellery lover Italian actress Virna Lisi

Jewellery lover Italian actress Virna Lisi (8 November 1936 – 18 December 2014)

Jewellery lover Italian actress Virna Lisi (8 November 1936 – 18 December 2014)

Jewellery lover Italian actress Virna Lisi
During her Hollywood experience Virna Lisi worked with such actors as Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis, Frank Sinatra and many more. In different periods she had a chance to play with many talented and legendary European actors and actresses. In particular, Marcello Mastroianni, Franco Nero, Timothy Dalton, Anna Magnani, Alberto Sordi, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Alain Delon, Jeanne Moreau, Claudia Cardinale and Stefania Sandrelli. The movie list of Virna Lisi, the winner of the Cesar prize at the Cannes Film Festival, includes more than 107 films, for period 1953 – 2011.
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Elsa Schiaparelli twelve commandments

Elsa Schiaparelli twelve commandments

Hand-made embroidery in fashion design. Elsa Schiaparelli twelve commandments

Elsa Schiaparelli twelve commandments
Stunning, shocking, scandalous – not once was called Paris fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli (1890–1973). Elsa was born Elsa Luisa Maria, into a noble Italian family. The well-known Chanel created the same time with her, she wanted to be her. Witty look at things, the cooperation with the best representatives of the artistic elite of the time, the courage of the experimenter and the gift of the artist forever provided for Schiaparelli a place in the history of fashion. She was not like the others and still amazes and inspires artists, costumers, designers from all over the world.
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War and Peace jewelry collection

Pearl ribbon and a tiara of crystals and gems. War and Peace jewelry collection

Pearl ribbon and a tiara of crystals and gems. War and Peace jewelry collection by Evgenia Linovich

War and Peace – inspired by the immortal Russian literature, history and cinema collection created by the jewelry designer Evgenia Linovich. The idea of ​​the collection – everything in life is relative, and memories of war make us appreciate the fragile peace we live in. I like the theme of heraldry in jewelry. In this collection, I liked the color image, mainly due to the model. It is obvious that the collection was created on the Western perception of Russia.
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Paul Selenger costume jewellery

Paul Selenger costume jewellery. Asian princess earrings

Asian princess earrings. Paul Selenger costume jewellery

Paul Selenger costume jewellery
Many fans of vintage jewelry have long admired the products labeled “Selro” and “Selini”, but still know little about the company and the person who created these incredible decorations. Meanwhile, about Selro and its unusual jewelry are many legends, mysteries, and fantasies. It worked in the market of jewelry only a dozen years, but until now we, lovers of vintage jewelry, admire the original design and the unique beauty of Selro jewelry. However, there are fairly well-known facts from the history of the company. First of all, the founder of the company was immigrant from Odessa (Russian empire) Paul Selenger, who founded it in 1949 (or 1950) in New York (USA).
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Vintage genre brooches

Vintage genre brooches. Brooch for those who love sewing maching, quilters. Vintage Antique style Brooch Pin with charms

Vintage genre brooches. Brooch for those who love sewing maching, quilters. Vintage Antique style Brooch Pin with charms

When we imagine a vintage brooch, it is a sparkling with rhinestones volumetric decoration of 1950-60s, or elegant brooch with pendants in the Victorian style. But there are some vintage brooches of less well-known ornaments. The fact is that many well-known jewelery brands made special “genre” decorations depicting figures of fun or everyday objects that symbolize something. The main purpose of these Vintage genre brooches was to create a good mood. Especially popular cheap but charming “genre” brooches were in 1970, these brooches were symbols of a particular profession or hobby – brooch in the form of a school board and the globe for teachers, brooch in the form of a typewriter to the Secretary, brooch or pin for the needlework or craft enthusiasts.
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