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Children People jewelry art

Children People jewelry art. Pendant 'Optimist'. Made on drawing by jeweler's daughter Eva. Bronze, gilded, cold enamel

Children People jewelry art. Pendant ‘Optimist’. Made on drawing by jeweler’s daughter Eva. Bronze, gilded, cold enamel

Russian geologist and self-taught jeweler Yuri Yermakov has been always looking for the freedom of expression, and this freedom was found in the immediate and bold children’s drawings, pictures of his daughter Eva. The artistic duo with his 6-year-old daughter resulted in the new recognition and success. Children People jewelry art collection was awarded a silver medal at the international competition of jewelry and lapidary art in 2010. Yuri Yermakov admits that he fell in love with the stone in his youth. While still a student, along with geologists he mined in the Magadan region. Not only he mined stones, he penetrated the mystery of the divine pictures, hidden under a gray crust of Chukchi, Ola, Arman agates.

Pendant 'Walking'. Made on drawing by jeweler's daughter Eva. Bronze, gilded, cold enamel. Children People jewelry art collection

Pendant ‘Walking’. Made on drawing by jeweler’s daughter Eva. Bronze, gilded, cold enamel. Children People jewelry art collection

Later, studying at the Faculty of Geology at Moscow State University, he became an art lover, and most of all he was attracted by the stone-cutting works of the great Russian masters of 19-20 century. He was influenced by the original sculpture of our contemporaries – Penza sculptors Herman Feoktistov and Pavel Groza. Their bronze animalistic monochrome painted statuettes were lack of semi-precious colored stones. Gems not only give color, but also revive bronze. Thus appeared now already famous among collectors and experts a series of animalistic works, awarded first-degree certificate and a cash prize at the exhibition dedicated to the 150th anniversary of Carl Faberge in 1996. Yuri Yermakov was among co-athors of this artistic stone-cut collection.

Ring 'Chatters'. Made on drawing by jeweler's daughter Eva. Bronze, gilded, cold enamel. Children People jewelry art collection

Ring ‘Chatters’. Made on drawing by jeweler’s daughter Eva. Bronze, gilded, cold enamel. Children People jewelry art collection

In fact, Yuri Yermakov is a self-taught sculptor, who dares to go further. He managed to disclose the aesthetic properties of gems, their semantic, philosophical significance. The source of inspiration for him was the East, namely the culture of Chinese and Japanese netsuke.

Ballerina

Ballerina, pendant, 2015, bronze, gilded, cold enamel, cast

Ballet – is not only hard work but also a great result …. And always the main party. Decoration on children’s drawings done by Sonya Shcherbinina – best friend of my daughter Eva. Collection “Children People”.

Rich man pendant, bronze, gilded, cold enamel, cast

Rich man pendant, bronze, gilded, cold enamel, cast

Sun earrings

Sun earrings. Made on drawing of jeweler’s daughter, Eva. Bronze, gilded, cold enamel

Wedding ring

Wedding ring. Made on drawing of jeweler’s daughter, Eva. Bronze, gilded, cold enamel

Ring 'Mom's diamond'. Made on drawing by jeweler's daughter Eva. Bronze, gilded, cold enamel. Children People jewelry art collection

Ring ‘Mom’s diamond’. Made on drawing by jeweler’s daughter Eva. Bronze, gilded, cold enamel. Children People jewelry art collection. Jewelry art by Yuri Yermakov

Children People jewelry art collection. Ring 'Sun'. Made on drawing by jeweler's daughter Eva. Bronze, gilded, cold enamel

Children People jewelry art collection. Ring ‘Sun’. Made on drawing by jeweler’s daughter Eva. Bronze, gilded, cold enamel. Jewelry art by Yuri Yermakov

Matryoshka-tolstushka. Made on drawing by jeweler's daughter. Bronze, gilded, cold enamel

Matryoshka-tolstushka. Made on drawing by jeweler’s daughter. Bronze, gilded, cold enamel. Jewelry art by Yuri Yermakov

Pendant - brooch 'Mom in spring'. Bronze, gilding, Cold enamel

Pendant – brooch ‘Mom in spring’. Bronze, gilding, Cold enamel. Jewelry art by Yuri Yermakov

Pendant 'A girl'. Made on drawing by jeweler's daughter Eva. Bronze, gilded, cold enamel

Pendant ‘A girl’. Made on drawing by jeweler’s daughter Eva. Bronze, gilded, cold enamel. Jewelry art by Yuri Yermakov

Pendant 'Applique flower'. Made on drawing by jeweler's daughter Eva. Bronze, gilded, cold enamel

Pendant ‘Applique flower’. Made on drawing by jeweler’s daughter Eva. Bronze, gilded, cold enamel. Jewelry art by Yuri Yermakov

Pendant 'Best friend'. Made on drawing by jeweler's daughter Eva. Bronze, gilded, cold enamel

Pendant ‘Best friend’. Made on drawing by jeweler’s daughter Eva. Bronze, gilded, cold enamel. Jewelry art by Yuri Yermakov

Pendant 'Cat'. Made on drawing by jeweler's daughter Eva. Bronze, cold enamel

Pendant ‘Cat’. Made on drawing by jeweler’s daughter Eva. Bronze, cold enamel. Jewelry art by Yuri Yermakov

Pendant 'Gold man'. Made on drawing by jeweler's daughter Eva. Bronze, gilded, cold enamel

Pendant ‘Gold man’. Made on drawing by jeweler’s daughter Eva. Bronze, gilded, cold enamel. Jewelry art by Yuri Yermakov

Pendant 'Horse head'. Made on drawing by jeweler's daughter Eva. Bronze, gilded, cold enamel

Pendant ‘Horse head’. Made on drawing by jeweler’s daughter Eva. Bronze, gilded, cold enamel. Jewelry art by Yuri Yermakov

Pendant 'Matryoshka'. Bronze, gilding, cold enamel

Pendant ‘Matryoshka’. Bronze, gilding, cold enamel. Jewelry art by Yuri Yermakov

Pendant 'Mother's diamond'. Made on drawing by jeweler's daughter Eva. Bronze, gilded, cold enamel

Pendant ‘Mother’s diamond’. Made on drawing by jeweler’s daughter Eva. Bronze, gilded, cold enamel. Jewelry art by Yuri Yermakov

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