Kaleidoscope effect

Jewellery kaleidoscope

Bakhtiyor Baltabayev brooches

Earrings by Bakhtiyor Baltabayev. Model Kristina

Earrings by Bakhtiyor Baltabayev. Model Kristina

Jewellery designer Bakhtiyor Baltabaev was born in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. After graduating from high school, he moved to Moscow. Bakhtiyor studied at the Moscow State Pedagogical University. As a student, became involved in modeling clothes, the hobby completely captured him. Bakhtiyor began creating his own accesories. He found inspiration for the work in the nature and masters, such as Rene Lalique, Yves Saint Laurent, Christian Lacroix and Miriam Haskell. Oriental roots of the author give to Bakhtiyor Baltabayev brooches a special warmth, brilliance and originality. Bakhtiyor Baltabaev is a permanent participant of jewelry art exhibitions in Russia and abroad, the darling of private collectors.
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Antique jewellery buttons

Antique jewellery buttons

Antique jewellery buttons

History of the appearance of buttons is interesting and diverse. The first of their counterparts include fasteners, which appeared in the 3rd millennium BC. The excavations in the Indus Valley discovered a button with two holes for sewing. In Europe, the first find is dated 4th century BC. These were the items for bonding pieces of clothing from the ancient Greeks, who fastened with buttons their leather belts. From that time until the 1st century AD were found the samples made of gold. A medieval knight brought them to Europe from the Middle East.
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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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