Author: Anastasia Ivlieva

5 student jewelry works

At the beginning of this year I decided to launch an initiative on my Instagram page consisting in promoting original, conceptually rich and technically crafted jewelry of young jewelry students from all over the...

Two genius of their epoch

René Lalique was a real revolutionary of his time. He invented the new way of looking at the jewelry. His work you can’t confuse with anyone else. It assumed imprint of its creator and...

Indian Thandatti

Look at this amazing gold earrings. The abstract constructive design could be contemporary, couldn’t it?! The three-dimension form is so impressive and composed of almost sharp geometry: squares and spheres. This type of earrings...

Aquamarine mystery of March

The color of aquamarine contains a rich and mysterious shade of silver-pale blue, mystery of the sea surface which reflects the vastness of the azure sky. The treasure of mermaids it was a talisman...

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...