Kaleidoscope effect

Jewellery kaleidoscope

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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Luxury-lampwork fairy-tales

Pendant Autumn lanterns - lampwork, bronze, autumn, with a chain, Swarovski

Pendant Autumn lanterns – lampwork, bronze, autumn, with a chain, Swarovski. Luxury-lampwork fairy-tales by Olga Pasynkova

Luxury-lampwork fairy-tales is the series of author jewelry created by Olga Pasynkova – Russian jewelry designer from Germany. Olga is a Member of International Organization for Self-Representing Artists. For over 15 years she was engaged in computer design, in 2011 changed her focus to jewelry design and glass beads in lampwork technique. This activity has become her second profession, full-time work. In 2014 she studied at the jewelry courses “Die verlorene Form – Das Wachsschmelzverfahren”. Olga’s fabulous jewelry is unique, gentle and graceful.
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2015 trend Rainbow jewellery

2015 trend Rainbow jewellery

2015 trend Rainbow jewellery

One of the fashion trends of the season spring/summer 2015 is Rainbow jewelry – a combination of precious and semiprecious stones of rainbow colors and shades. In addition to traditional diamonds, sapphires, rubies, emeralds, many beautiful semi-precious stones that “fit in” with the fashion trends of the season. Although the idea is not new, I want to mention bright color combinations in jewelry, precisely because of gems that can rightfully be called a hit of the season.
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Scottish Luckenbooth brooch

Luckenbooth brooch

Scottish Luckenbooth brooch

Luckenbooth brooch is an ancient symbol of Scotland, and a traditional symbol of love and fidelity. The brooch received its name from the small shops – luckenbooths, located near the Cathedral of St. Giles. In Luckenbooths sold jewelry and other handicraft products of the XVI century. The first brooches were very small in size. It was believed that they could protect people from the evil eye and the influence of evil forces. Also stated that they could help new mothers, nursing mothers and infants.
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