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Metal compositions by Art jeweler Andrey Avvakumov

Adam and Eve. Inspired by William Morris. Metal compositions by Art jeweler Andrey Avvakumov

Adam and Eve. Inspired by William Morris. Metal compositions by Art jeweler Andrey Avvakumov

Art jeweler Andrey Avvakumov is one of those unknown geniuses whose name will be known sooner or later. He is the author of awesome pieces of art – very interesting, elegant, unusual. Information about him on the net is not enough: “born in Moscow in 1967, where he lives to this day” – that’s all. But the miracle begins when you start to look at his work, and then you find out that…. dealing with virtuoso master. All his work is alive, breathing and fascinating. The jeweler works not only with noble metals, and brass in his hands gets rich shades of patina. Playing with polished and oxidized surface, he, as if the artist on paper, draws light and shadow. Among his works – rings, brooches, thimbles and charming beads. But the scale, of course decorative compositions – Paintings in the metal.

Adam and Eve, inspired by A. Durer. Metal compositions by Art jeweler Andrey Avvakumov

Adam and Eve, inspired by A. Durer. Metal compositions by Art jeweler Andrey Avvakumov

Paintings in the metal, some of which are the size of a small book, and some in size and shape resemble detail of Katana – Tsuba. The one, which serves to protect the hand between the blade and handle. Andrey Avvakumov can be seen from time to time at exhibitions in Moscow, and lucky are those who have seen his art works, because the difference between the picture and the real product – a living heat that it permeates.

Angel

Angel

The works of many well-known artists do not go to any comparison with the works of this great jeweler, as for the promotion of their brands invested very large sums with a minimum of talent, and Andrey Avvakumov put into his work filigree craftsmanship and soul.

Battle of the Archangel Michael with the dragon

Battle of the Archangel Michael with the dragon

Metal compositions by Art jeweler Andrey Avvakumov

Chinese poet Kinko on a carp

Chinese poet Kinko on a carp

Digitalis and Iris

Digitalis and Iris

Knight, Death and the devil

Knight, Death and the devil

Leaves - owls. Inspired by Rene Margritte

Leaves – owls. Inspired by Rene Margritte

Lilies

Lilies

Melancholy

Melancholy

Mermaid and a marble boy

Mermaid and a marble boy

Mermaid in front of the Sea Witch

Mermaid in front of the Sea Witch

Moscow Kremlin

Moscow Kremlin

Puss in Boots

Puss in Boots

Saint Jerome in His Study

Saint Jerome in His Study

Seven lights Inspired by the seven-lamp stand described in the Bible

Seven lights Inspired by the seven-lamp stand described in the Bible

Ship of fools. Inspired by Hieronymus Bosch

Ship of fools. Inspired by Hieronymus Bosch

Silence is gold.....

Silence is gold…..

Sirin and Alkonost - mythological birds of Slavic folklore

Sirin and Alkonost – mythological birds of Slavic folklore

St. Barbara

St. Barbara

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, described in the Book of Revelation of Jesus Christ to John the Apostle

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, described in the Book of Revelation of Jesus Christ to John the Apostle

The Tsuba Gallery

The Tsuba Gallery

Village of Poduzhemye of Kemsky district, Arkhangelsk region. Inspired by Ivan Bilibin

Village of Poduzhemye of Kemsky district, Arkhangelsk region. Inspired by Ivan Bilibin

June

June

Poet Kisaeng Hoshi. Bonsai Achsa

Poet Kisaeng Hoshi. Bonsai Achsa

St. Basil's Cathedral. Minin and Pozharsky

St. Basil’s Cathedral. Minin and Pozharsky

The author explains the technology of his art with this image - 'this is how'

The author explains the technology of his art with this image – ‘this is how’

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