Kaleidoscope effect

Jewellery kaleidoscope

Stone flower master Viktor Vasiliev

Stone flower master Viktor Vasiliev. Lilac. 2013 Transvaal jade, jade, rhinestone, metal

Lilac. 2013 Transvaal jade, jade, rhinestone, metal. Stone flower master Viktor Vasiliev

Stone flower master Viktor Vasiliev lives in Nizhny Tagil, the harsh city of tanks, cars and fumes. His workshop was long located on the territory of the old sullen Demidov factory. Like all stone-cutters, he deals with the unkind elements – stone, metal, water, fire. And in these circumstances can draw from the stone body amazingly gentle nature, even more touching, than the inverse images – flowers, berries, grass. These compositions can not be attributed to the genre of “bogus”, seeking the illusion of absolute similarity. Stylizations of Vasiliev are recognizable and inimitable, the master’s hand for a long time has been known to the specialists and connoisseurs of the art of stone carving.. In honor of the 60th anniversary of the master in the Nizhny Tagil Museum of Art organized a personal exhibition of works in various genres – Vasiliev’s art is not only floral motifs, but also animals, and scene composition. Rare minerals from the author’s collection, a geologist by training, are also represented in the museum.
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Glamorous Hollywood diva Lana Turner

Hollywood diva Lana Turner (February 8, 1921 – June 29, 1995)

Hollywood diva Lana Turner (February 8, 1921 – June 29, 1995)

Glamorous Hollywood diva Lana Turner
According to Lana Turner, “A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man”.
Glamorous Hollywood diva, along with many other actresses of the time, was a real connoisseur of jewelry. Besides, she had a good taste and the opportunity to purchase jewelry – from costume decorations to expensive jewellery pieces made of diamonds, sapphires and emeralds. Bright and certainly beautiful actress lived a stormy life, and was married eight times (officially). According to the actress herself, she wanted to get married once and have seven children, but it was the other way around. Lana Turner was born into a family of a miner from Tennessee, who was killed when Lana was a child. She began acting in film at the age of 16 years.
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Elegant Orchid inspired jewellery

Orchid inspired jewellery

Elegant Orchid inspired jewellery. Exquisite trembling flower brooch with rubies and diamonds in the shape of an orchid. 1880-1890. Portugal. Orchids are especially popular in Europe at that time. All the petals and leaves are attached to the springs

Orchid inspired jewellery

A symbol of beauty and love, Orchid has always attracted the attention of jewelers and collectors. The flower of Passion. Indeed, there is something attractive in its forms, reminiscent of the curves of the female body … Orchid is perfection, grandeur and luxury, subtle beauty, love, tenderness, and intimacy. Orchids are given to only loved ones. And if you want to surprise your loved one, the orchid inspired brooch is just what you need! At all times, the orchid is a symbol of sophistication, wisdom, and gentility. Orchid often symbolizes love, beauty and harmony, and family comfort. Besides, white orchid symbolizes pure love, and variegated – longing. Pink fine orchid petals mean pure affection. And Orchid in a bouquet – a symbol of love, refinement and … large families.
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Vintage actress Debra Paget

Vintage actress Debra Paget

Exotic and gorgeous, Vintage actress Debra Paget (born Debralee Griffin; August 19, 1933)

Vintage actress Debra Paget made her first steps on the professional stage at the age of eight, and to thirteen years old has constantly played in the theater in “Merry Wives of Windsor.” One of the screen’s truly beautiful young actresses, she started playing in films at the age of 15. Debra starred in many westerns, playing Indian women, islanders, residents of the East, for that very reason and probably for her talents in oriental dancing, she was characterized as an “exotic girl”. And as an exotic girl, and belly-dancer, she used to decorate herself with lots of gorgeous costume jewellery – long and massive earrings, gold chains, large necklaces or parures, and lots of bracelets. As a Hollywood diva and a true jewellery lover, she wore tasteful high jewellery pieces, demonstrating good taste of a delicate glamorous lady. After the success of beautiful actress, by the mid-1950s Debra is becoming less popular, and in 1957, the contract with the film studio 20th Century Fox was terminated.
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Symbolic dog jewellery

Symbolic dog jewellery

Symbolic dog jewellery. Ring Beagle Dog with rubies, diamonds and tsavorites in yellow and white gold. Jeweler Viktor livemaster.ru/-gold-

Symbolic dog jewellery

Dog is a symbolic animal. Dogs appear frequently in the myth and folklore of Celtic lands: as the animal form of a divinity, usually a goddess; as a companion to heroes, usually male; and as spirit- beings associated with the Otherworld. The connection of dogs with religion may be very ancient in Celtic lands, because remains of their bones, found in early sites, appear to indicate they were killed sacrificially. The disgust that even contemporary people in the ancient Celtic lands feel toward eating dog meat, not shared by people of many lands, may be a long-lasting memory of a taboo against consuming the flesh of a sacrificial victim.
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Capri vintage costume jewellery

Vintage brooch Flower of paradise, 1960s, Capri vintage costume jewellery

Vintage brooch Flower of paradise, 1960s, Capri vintage costume jewellery

Capri vintage costume jewellery
Jewellery company Capri was created in 1952 by Sol Smith in New York, and lasted until 1977. Over the entire period it released only a few collections of high-quality jewelry of original design. Jewellery of the brand is also distinguished by exquisite color combinations with simplicity of form. A small number of outstanding jewelry makes it a godsend for every collector and only adds value.
Capri Jewelry, Inc., 5th Ave., NY, NY c. 1952 – 1977, was founded in 1952 and located in the heart of New York City, Fifth Avenue. The brand owner was Sol Smith. Initially, the company had name DelNicola, and was renamed Capri in 1960-s. In its not very long history, this jewelry company released not so many collections, but very high quality and unique, underrated design.
Jewellery Company Capri until 1955 labeled jewelry Capri, and after 1955 was added the copyright sign. The company released its latest collection, and was forced to close in 1977. Today Capri decorations are quite rare and sought after by collectors. Advertising companies were held in 1952, 1954, 1955, 1957, 1961, 1965 and 1977.
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Beautiful and mysterious Abalone pearl jewelry

Brooch Space. Abalone pearl jewelry

Brooch Space. Beautiful and mysterious Abalone pearl jewelry

Beautiful and mysterious Abalone pearl jewelry

Abalone – a pearl of marine mollusks of the genus Haliotis. Haliotis does not tolerate desalination of water. There are more than 51 kinds of mollusks. Shades of abalone nacre (mother-of-pearl) are very diverse and changeable: from pale pink and white, emerald green, sea green, cobalt blue, orange-red to purple and almost black. Variety of colors and shades is explained by the structure of the shell, consisting of microscopic plates separated by an air gap, which refracts the rays. All marine mollusks differ in color and pattern, but the most valuable for jewelers is abalone nacre called “feather of the Firebird” or “rainbow shell” for its fantastic shades of pearl, virtually all the colors of the rainbow. Sometimes, very rarely, inside the abalone shell are pink-green iridescent pearls! The more bizarre and unique are colors of abalone nacre, the more unique, one of a kind product out of it will be.
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