Tagged: jewelry history

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...

Story of one ring

This wonderful historical gold ring with sharply cut smoky quartz and black enamel belonged to the Vasa dynasty, which occupied the thrones of Sweden and the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. The ring is known as the...

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...

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...

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:...

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...

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...

Jewelry designs by Alphonse Mucha

Alfons Maria Mucha’s creations  go back to the end of the XIX century, during a  period of changes and reinterpretations. “Le Style Mucha” became the embodiment of artistic searches, the Art Nouveau that originated...