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Fulani Ethnic jewellery

Fulani Ethnic jewellery

Handed down between women through many generations Fulani Ethnic jewellery

Fulani Ethnic jewellery
The ultimate sign of wealth for many centuries, Fulani Ethnic jewellery handed down between women through many generations. Fulani, known for their striking clothes, and their ponderous gold decorations, is common for women and girls wearing silver coins and amber attached to their braids. Some of these coins are very old and treasured in the family.
Traditionally, the women wear many bracelets on their wrists, necklaces, earrings, nose rings and anklets. In fact, gold rings are a sign of wealth and indicate a certain status. Fancy gold earrings with a bow come in various sizes from small to huge, tied up directly to the ears. Their dimensions indicate the hierarchical position and the solvency of the owner. Fulani women love amber, considering it a stone that brings health, happiness, and love amulet.
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Oleg Cassini jewellery

Vintage Brooch 'Rickshaw'. Oleg Cassini jewellery

Vintage Brooch ‘Rickshaw’. Oleg Cassini jewellery

To find Oleg Cassini jewellery, signed his name is extremely rare, a few ornaments at auction for months. Fashion designer and jeweler Oleg Cassini was born on April 11, 1913 in Paris. His Russian father was diplomat Alexander Loiewski and his mother was Italian Countess Marguerite Cassini. Oleg Cassini is remembered for many things – he was an officially personal couturier for Jackie Kennedy. Being animal lover he created collections of man-made fashion fur, the ‘evolutionary furs’. A late convert to animal rights, he blamed himself for the loss of 250,000 leopards killed as women copied a coat he had designed for Jackie Kennedy.
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Zarah Art Jewellery

Zarah sterling silver, enamel brooch of 1990s

Zarah Art Jewellery. Sterling silver, enamel brooch of 1990s

Topanga, California based jewellery company Zarah Co. was founded in 1990. The creative team of artists designers make jewelry for people who cherish art. Their six lines – Zarlite, sterling silver enamel art jewelry, ArtGlass jewelry, Shell art, Vinyl cut demonstrate inspiration with nature and animal world. The style and designs of renowned artists are unique, and can not be confused with other jewellery brands. Zarah Art Jewellery – gold or silver plate, hand-painted enamel, mouth-blown glass, nickel-free jewelry is fun to wear. Each article is painted by hand, using solutions containing colored granules of glass, then fire-processed to produce an alluring richness of color. Some jewelry pieces are then plated in 24-karat gold.
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Ethnic Mongolian jewellery

Mongolian national costume

Ethnic Mongolian jewellery

Ethnic Mongolian jewellery has a rich history and centuries-old artistic traditions. In Mongolia, there are many nationalities. The women of these nationalities own their own characteristic decorations. The most impressive of them are headdress called Khalkha. The main element of this piece – a special hairstyle, which is more like horns or wings of the mythical bird Hangarudi. These wings are stacked with silver hairpins. The basis is also a cap of pure silver decorated with coral, pearls, turquoise. The lower part of braid is left in plain sight. Rich women covered braid with special cover with sewn on them silver plates with filigree ornaments and splashes of pearls, coral and turquoise.
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Jewellery designer Guzel Bakeeva

Necklace 'Mongolian woman'. Made of Simbirtsit, Geode, tierracast, Czech beads, Japanese seed beads Toho, Japanese delica beads, soutache. Jeweler Guzel Bakeeva

Necklace ‘Mongolian woman’. Made of Simbirtsite, Geode, tierracast, Czech beads, Japanese seed beads Toho, Japanese delica beads, soutache. Jewellery designer Guzel Bakeeva

Guzel Bakeeva – professional designer of jewelry and accessories. She has received higher education in the field of design, and was lucky enough to become a finalist and winner of Russian and international beaded jewellery competitions. In 2011, she graduated from British Higher School of Art and Design. For the first time, in June 2009, her work – elegant beaded handbag Iris Mist reached the final of the international competition of Japanese concern producer of beads Toho and was presented at the International Bead exhibition Bead & Button Show (USA) among the 90 best bead work from around the world in 2010. She was a lucky finalist at the prestigious jewelry competition Bead Dreams. In 2012 she won the main prize of the contest – Grand Prix, her necklace Predator was an absolute winner. Since 2012, she has been the Ambassador of Swarovski in Russia. Guzel has been conducting master classes every month, since 2013.
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Givenchy vintage jewellery

Givenchy vintage jewellery - rare vintage brooch Violin

Rare vintage brooch Violin. Givenchy vintage jewellery

Givenchy vintage jewellery
Count Hubert James Marcel Taffin de Givenchy – French fashion designer, the great-grandson of the French painter Pierre-Adolphe Baden, the son of Marquise, the founder of the fashion house Givenchy (1952). His understanding of fashion embodied famous clients – Audrey Hepburn, Jacqueline Kennedy, Greta Garbo, Elizabeth Taylor, Marlene Dietrich. He studied at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris. He discovered a passion for fashion very early. After the liberation of France from Nazi occupation, he moved to Paris where he worked as an assistant and studied at fashion giants such as Jacques Fath, Robert Piguet and Lucien Lelong. He worked with Elsa Schiaparelli. February 2, 1952 Hubert’s dream came true – he opened his own fashion house «Givenchy». He was only 25 years old. At that time he was the youngest of the creators of high fashion.
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Romantic steampunk jewellery by Anna Ustinova

Pendant, necklace, ring, earrings, mirror. Romantic steampunk jewellery by Anna Ustinova

Pendant, necklace, ring, earrings, mirror. Romantic steampunk jewellery by Anna Ustinova

Anna Ustinova – Steampunk master and founder of Romantic steampunk style, which she invented at the end of 2008. This very style is present in all of her creations. Romantic steampunk jewellery by Anna Ustinova – earrings, pendants, necklaces, brooches, bracelets and rings – copyright handmade decorations which conquered not one heart in her native Siberian city of Tomsk, and also far beyond its borders. Most of her jewelry is very complex and extremely beautiful, it is not just hanging on a chain metal stuff, it is something more – true works of art. In her jewelry she uses watch parts and mechanisms of gold 14, 18 and 24 carats, sometimes she also adds to her decorations very rare mechanisms of 1905, 1930 and 1960.
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