Author: Lostinjewels

Mysterious ancient amulet

A few days ago on Christie’s website I stumbled on an curious gold amulet found in the Balkan territory and created around the 5th millennium BC. Technically it can be divided into two parts:...

About one ring

About gold ring “René Descartes” by German artist Manfred Bischoff. In his work the artist researched parallels, artistic interrelation between language, drawing, sign and jewelry. For me, as a philologist, his art is of...

Jewelry. From Antiquity to the Present

Publisher:  Thames&Hudson, 2012 Language: English Review: Interesting journey from shell beads worn by Palaeolithic hunters, beauties of Egyptian and Byzantine jewelry art through Renaissance gold work and Art Nouveau enamels to experimental and contemporary...

Pomegranate. Symbol of life.

Pomegranate with a thick firm rind concealing  the treasure of juicy bright red seeds, is one of the most ancient fruits. It always was a symbols of abundance and unity of people, because of...

Poetic jewelry paintings. Robert Smit

The Dutch artist Robert Smith is one of the leading jewelers of our time. His jewelry blurs the boundaries of traditional jewelry art, his art looks like graphics with vivid color elements and poetic...

Milan Design Week 2019. Jewelry stop

Every year, in April, Milan turns into an exhibition hall of design events, installations and performances. Hundreds of innovative projects are distributed in different areas of  the city, international craftsmen and designers come together to...

In conversation with Laura Volpi

  I met with Laura in her workshop in Milan.  Wax blanks, silver jewelry elements, colored stones and new project sketches were all laying out on her table. She was preparing for the Inhorgenta...