Author: Lostinjewels

Jill Hermans. Iridescent colours.

Iridescent colours, caged within a pattern of fluid contour lines distinguished the works of contemporary Australian jeweller Jill Hermans. She completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Metals and Jewellery) at Monash University and since graduating has...

Jan Matthesius. Innovative technical art jewelry

Technical approach and unusual artistic expression distinguished the jewelry of one of the Netherlands’ most recognized contemporary silversmiths Jan Matthesius.  He works with various materials including gold, silver, tantalum, titanium aluminum, glass and gemstones....

Paisley jewelry

The paisley motif has an ancient origin and a rich history. It is believed that it originated in the Sasanian Empire, which existed from 224 to 651 AD on the territory of modern Iraq...

Precious Jolly Roger

Probably not one symbol is so popular as an ancient and rich interpretated symbol of skull. Human mortality and fearlessness in the face of death, destiny and container of spirit, vital energy and intelligence,...

Ribbon fantasy

Concave curves, sinusoidal and sculptural forms, elegant twist. Metal is like a ribbon or bow tie and seems to have a soft feel.  In jewelry to create this effect it is used a sheet...

Emeralds. The natural warmth of green

Intense, unique, faceted, unpolished. Its beautiful green color, combined with durability and rarity, make it one of the most desirable and highly valued colored stones.   Emerald is a member of the beryl family which is...