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.
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.
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.