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Category Archive: Jewelry

Exquisite Royal Crystal glass Moser

Royal Crystal glass Moser

Red and gold. Royal Crystal glass Moser

Royal Crystal glass Moser
Today, as 150 years ago, produced on its own unique formula, the exact composition of Czech glass Moser remains a strict secret. Exclusively hand-polished and engraved products and deep saturated colors, colored crystal – are the distinguishing features of the Moser brand. However, Glass masters do not just cut glass, but create real masterpieces of high artistic value. Meanwhile, Moser Glass Crystal is the best in the world for its artistic value, standard of quality, luxury and style. The beauty and extraordinary look of Royal Crystal glass Moser from the Czech Republic is undoubted. Indeed, even royal families, such as Queen Elizabeth II and the King of Spain Alfonso XIII appreciate it. In addition, the world-famous actors, in particular, Claudia Cardinale, Sophia Loren and Sylvester Stallone rated it. Besides, the articles of Moser Crystal glass ware, decorated with coats of arms and monograms of presidents and diplomats, always present at the reception of many heads of state.
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Beaded Flowers by Svetlana Kosheleva

Beaded Flowers by Svetlana Kosheleva

Beaded Flowers by Svetlana Kosheleva

Russian bead artist, craftswoman Svetlana Kosheleva lives in the northern Russian city of Ishim, Tyumen region. She started creating bead flowers in 2011 after she had seen flowers of beads made by masters. Accidentally seen beaded work inspired Svetlana so much that she immediately started creating, and still can not stop. The desire for beauty, nature, flowers, that lived in a self-taught artist manifested in beautiful beaded compositions of Svetlana. “The work of beads is pleasing to the eye, soothes the soul, looking at them you do not believe that such beauty is a man-made, cleverly designed, they look alive …. and bring the tale to life! My passion – flowers, trees of beads and stone, decorated eggs, brooches, mini embroidery.”
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Ruth Jensen Wire Sculpture

Porcus Aurelius, life-size copper wire pig, now at the Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport. Ruth Jensen Wire Sculpture

Porcus Aurelius, life-size copper wire pig, now at the Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport. Ruth Jensen Wire Sculpture

Ruth Jensen Wire Sculpture
Talented American sculptor and jeweler Ruth Jensen (Spark flight) lives in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA. She is enthralled by wire, which she finds to be perfect for revealing the extraordinary beauty and transience of “ordinary” things. Interestingly, she creates each sculpture one twist at a time, without patterns or molds, using bazillions of pieces of straight wire. No solder, no molds, no preformed mesh, just hours of twisting. “I “see” the shape I want, and make the wires come together in that shape, like putting a puzzle together. (I love puzzles.) My pieces are meant to intrigue and delight you.”
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Louise Goodchild miniature woven wire Jewellery

Sunset. Louise Goodchild miniature woven wire Jewellery

Sunset. Louise Goodchild miniature woven wire Jewellery

Louise Goodchild miniature woven wire Jewellery
British artist, designer, and jeweler Louise Goodchild creates truly artful jewellery. In particular, her collection consists of beautiful miniature handcrafted wire pendants made from colored copper wire, and glass seed bead. Besides, Louise Goodchild creates both traditional jewellery (mainly earrings) and more unique wire-work – little wearable wire pictures. Meanwhile, over the years, she has developed her own distinctive, instantly recognizable style. Noteworthy, Louise avoids using ready-made components in her wire pendants, so it’s always a challenge to create the motifs she needs from wire and beads. “Wire can do so many different things. Because of the immense variety of colors and gauges – and the fact that you can mix both of those up by twisting, plaiting etc. – there’s so much you can do with it…”. According to Louise, often if an idea jumps into her head and “keeps insistently poking her brain”, she’ll find a way to make it happen.
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Lacquer miniature by Svetlana Belovodova

Lacquer miniature by Svetlana Belovodova. Selena - Mistress of the night sky, the Goddess of the Moon

Selena – Mistress of the night sky, the Goddess of the Moon. Lacquer miniature by Svetlana Belovodova

Lacquer miniature by Svetlana Belovodova
Having graduated from the famous Fedoskino art school with honors in 1996, Russian artist Svetlana Belovodova became engaged in lacquer miniature painting professionally. By the way, she considers herself a happy person. Indeed, isn’t it just a dream when your passion for art becomes your favorite work for life? Meanwhile, the artist creates stories, embodied in the author’s jewelry and exclusive gifts, such as miniature lacquer caskets and small panels. And while painting portraits, she uses unique technique, in particular, lacquer combined with stones and beading.
Svetlana lives and works in the city of Dmitrov of Moscow region. She is a member of the Artists’ Union of arts and crafts of Russia (2004).
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Miniature copies of paintings in jewelry

New collaboration of Fineartshop - 'Masters of Art'. Miniature copies of paintings in jewelry

New collaboration of Fineartshop – ‘Masters of Art’. Miniature copies of paintings in jewelry

Miniature copies of paintings in jewelry
Russian photographer, stylist, jewelry designer and traveler is known by her pseudonym Ilyasha Ilyaeva, the name given by her children. Ilyasha Ilyaeva is the creator of the vintage and designer jewelry ‘Fineartshop’. Five years ago she quit her office job to do what really her soul wanted – to give the beauty to the world. Now her showroom in Moscow is known and loved by the ladies of the capital. In her plans – opening a store in New York. Her life – an inspiring example of how to transform the innate sense of style and beauty in the pursuit of a successful business, and how to harmoniously balance all areas of life (which is especially important for women!) – job, personal relations, child education, sports, health and Travel.
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Exquisite Russian Icon Embroidery art

Icon of the Most Holy Trinity. Exquisite Russian Icon Embroidery art

Detail of Icon of the Most Holy Trinity. Workshop of Natalia Gorkovenko ‘Prikosnovenie’ (touch). Moscow, Russia. Exquisite Russian Icon Embroidery art

Exquisite Russian Icon Embroidery art
Icon of the Most Holy Trinity. Sapphire blue and white, beryl, blue topaz, green and pink tourmaline, citrine, garnet, quartz, rock crystal, Aventurine, coral, gold plated beads, silver. 720 hours of manual work.
Art workshop by Natalia Gorkovenko “Prikosnovenie” (Eng. “touch”) one of the first in modern Russia became involved in a noble cause – the revival of the art of embroidery of icons with beads, pearls and precious stones. These icons evoke admiration and great interest not only among church people, but for all who cherish Russian culture, people of art and collectors. Among the works of the workshop “Touch” you can select the icon of the Savior, Mary, the icon of the Saints. These icons have been in the US, Germany, Greece, the Czech Republic and Russia. Works by masters of the studio find their place in many churches. In the Cathedral of Christ the Savior, you can see the icon of the Tikhvin Mother of God.
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