Category: JEWELRY STORY

Jewels tell a story

In small medieval town of Elba Island Capoliveri there is a museum entirely dedicated to the shipwreck of the steamship Polluce. I just happened to be there and was impressed by the story of...

Marc Koven. Paris-New York

Today I discovered a new name in jewelry art. It’s Marc Koven. It has been written about him really very little. I learned briefly about his biography and career from the New York Times...

Elsa Peretti. Going beyond the horizon

Elsa Peretti, a master of the modern jewelry design and an author of the emblematic Tiffany jewelry, has passed away on the eve of spring. Her designs, looking into the future, revolutionized fashion and...

A story of a toi et moi ring

What do you think about such a story for this simple gold toi et moi ring with diamond and blue sapphire. A promising army officer falls madly in love with a widow whose husband...

Dance pattern

I would like to write my thoughts about the collection by Greek jeweler Ilias Lalaounis with a geometric pattern in the form of a labyrinth. Its name made me wonder. It’s called Choreographism. In...

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...

Jewelry engineering

Simplified geometric forms, zigzag lines,  intricate twisted shapes, complex 3D structures. Without doubt architecture has influenced and inspired jewelers and jewelry design transforming their work into “urban landscapes” and miniature technical costructions. Already in the early...

Alberto Giorgi. Tradition and kinetic art

Alberto Giorgi worked in the Sixties at the time when programmed and kinetic art were emerging and the contrast between tradition and technology was sharply felt. From the very beginning of his artistic debut,...

Art to wear jewellery by Erté. Favorite motifs and themes

Fashion and theatrical costume designer, graphic artist and sculptor, he remains i art history’s  brightest representative of the Art Deco style. Roman Petrovich Tyrtov, who called himself Erté after the French pronunciation of his...