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Sacred Heart Jewellery

Sacred Heart Jewellery

Sacred Heart Jewellery

Metaphor of the heart can be traced in the 11th century, and the cult of the Sacred Heart as the center of all spiritual in man developed in the XIII century. The heart has been synonymous to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, in connection with which a wound on the body of Christ at the crucifixion moved from the right to the left side of the body. And Mary’s heart was displayed as pierced by seven swords of sorrow. She devoted herself and her country to the veneration of his heart, and established a Sacred Heart feast day.
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Symbolic Claddagh ring

Symbolic Claddagh ring. Yellow gold, diamond Claddagh wedding ring

Symbolic Claddagh ring. Yellow gold, diamond Claddagh wedding ring

Symbolic Claddagh ring
Traditionally, the ring depicts two hands that are holding a crowned heart. Each element of this Celtic symbol is combined with the categories of love (the heart), friendship (the hands), and loyalty (the crown). Among Irish jewelry Claddagh Ring is most famous. The ‘Claddagh’ takes its name from the Irish village. It is given as a sign of friendship, and as a wedding ring. One of the stories associated with the ring goes as follows: A young man Richard Joyce, a native of County Galway left his home to find work abroad. It happened back in the seventeenth century. The ship on which he traveled was attacked by Algerian pirates, and Joyce was taken into slavery. On the eastern market he was sold to one Moorish goldsmith, from whom Joyce learned to make jewelry.
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Jeweler Vladimir Salomatin

A branch of lilac

A branch of lilac. Silver, enamel. Jeweler Vladimir Salomatin

Russian craftsman and jeweler Vladimir Salomatin was born 1 January 1942, in the Rostov region. He graduated from Irkutsk Aviation Technical College of Civil Aviation in 1962 and flew to Riga (then USSR) in 1983. From 1965 to 1969 he studied and successfully graduated from Academy of Arts of the Latvian SSR, drawing classes. Vladimir Salomatin worked as a a jeweler-designer in a Creative Center Dailrade, which produced folk art works, souvenirs of metal, wood and amber (1983 – 1990). Vladimir Salomatin exhibited his art works at regional and national exhibitions of applied art. In 1988 he was awarded the title People’s craftsman.
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Jewellery designer David Webb

A closeup of rose blossom, Jewellery designer David Webb

A rose blossom. Platinum and diamond brooch, circa 1962, Jewellery designer David Webb

Jewellery designer David Webb
American self-taught jewellery designer David Webb has become the quintessential Jeweler and an iconic figure in the world of high fashion and jewelry art of the XX century. Born in North Carolina in 1925, he is the founder of the eponymous jewelry house David Webb. According to Webb, he began to think about creating jewelry in childhood. The boy, who was then living in the American town of Asheville, often visited his uncle – a talented jeweler who owned a large studio. Even then, the young Webb interested in the secrets of stone cutting that fascinated him with its magnificence and mysteriously flickering facets. Uncle taught his curious nephew David some of the secrets of jewelry that fascinated Webb more and more.
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Rene Boivin jewellery

18 karat gold, Blackened gold, colored diamond, diamond, citrine, ruby Dog Brooch, Rene Boivin jewellery

Labrador retriever with a fully articulated torso, ears, paws and tail. 18 karat gold, Blackened gold, colored diamond, diamond, citrine, ruby Brooch, the collar removes for wear as a ring. Rene Boivin jewellery

Rene Boivin Jewellery House may not be as famous as Tiffany, Cartier, Bulgari and Boucheron. However, the work of Rene Boivin is a whole chapter in the history of jewelry, bright and beautiful. But popularity – matter thin and capricious, not everything that is on everyone’s lips, certainly the best. Some things are initially created for connoisseurs and dedicated. So, many of their works are made on individual projects for specific customers and clients. French jewelry house Rene Boivin lasted for about a century, from 1890 to the 90s of the last century. Rene himself (1864-1917) was a hereditary jeweler, studied from his father, silversmith.
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Tree of Life jewelry symbolism

Tree of Life jewelry symbolism. Venetti Tree Of Life Brooch

Tree of Life jewelry symbolism. Venetti Tree Of Life Brooch

Tree of Life is a must-have jewelry. Our great ancestors have always been convinced that the entire universe is precisely the Tree of Life. Slavic and Scandinavian legends saw the Tree of Life as a huge, thick trunk with three large branches. Number three in the magical sense is a symbol of direction. It’s like a cross of three roads, giving to us to choose our road – destiny. In The Tree of Life, each branch has its own definition. At the top of the tree always hear melodic songs of the birds nesting there. The birds are sent down to us as God’s helpers, to observe what is happening in the world from above.
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Oscar Heyman & Brothers jewellery

Pair of Platinum, Diamond and Colored Stone ‘Pansy’. Oscar Heyman & Brothers jewellery

Pair of Platinum, Diamond and Colored Stone ‘Pansy’. Oscar Heyman & Brothers jewellery

The Heyman family, consisting of nine siblings, emigrated from Russia to New York in 1906. Two of the brothers, Oscar and Nathan, had apprenticed at a Faberge factory, while another brother was an accomplished toolmaker. Together, they launched Oscar Heyman & Brothers in 1912. The brothers were master platinum-smiths who utilized only the finest diamonds and colored gems. In time, the firm manufactured and supplied jewelry for the most prestigious American jewelry houses of the 1930s. Flower brooches became the company’s signature item. Their magnificent creations are often unstamped, and require specialists’ authentication. Oscar Heyman & Brothers continues to be self-contained, family owned and operated business where the old world techniques of tool making, fine platinum and gold metal-smithing are employed in the production of each piece.
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