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    Rubens The Father of Jewelry Sketches

    Table of Contents Who is Peter Paul Rubens Peter Paul Rubens dominates Baroque art to a degree rivaled only by his Italian counterpart in sculpture, Bernini. The practice of producing oil sketches within the process of creating a painting began in 16th-century Italy. Artists such as Polidoro da Caravaggio, Beccafumi, Federico Barrocci, Tintoretto, and Veronese […] More

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    Alphonse Mucha Jewelry

    Alphonse Mucha jewelry is simply amazing. Alphonse Maria Mucha (Czechoslovakia 24 July 1860 – 14 July 1939), known in English and French as Alphonse Mucha, was a Czech painter, illustrator, and graphic artist, living in Paris during the Art Nouveau period; best known for his distinctly stylized and decorative theatrical posters of Sarah Bernhardt. He […] More

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    Tony Duquette Part I

    Tony Duquette. “More is More” “Tony Duquette” was born in Michigan and lived in Los Angeles, California since 1935 until his death in September 1999. The grandson of the late Bolivian president Don José Luis Tejada-Sorzano Conde de Alscaya, Wilkinson was introduced to jewels by manner of his family’s extensive collection, which consisted mostly of […] More

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    Rene Boivin jewelry

    René Boivin. “The Jeweler of the Intelligentsia” “René Boivin” died in 1917 at the early age of 53. He was an expert goldsmith and engraver who bought his first jewelry workshop in 1890 and established the house of Boivin. In 1893 married Jeanne Poiret, who thanks to her connections with Paris fashion elite and her […] More

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    Joaquin Berao

    Inspiration Joaquin Berao creations are not objects made for contemplation even thought they had born from it. In his words “A jewel is not fashion, it must be timeless”. @JoaquinBerao is one of Spain’s most influential contemporary jewelers, combining his love of sculpture, painting, architecture and music in his wonderfully fluid jewelry. For this jewelry […] More

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    Hutton Wilkinson

    Tony Duquette and his partner: The Jewelry Designer Hutton Wilkinson. “Hutton Wilkinson” was born in Los Angeles, California; and grew up in a family of architects. At the age of eighteen, he had the opportunity to start to working with the American design icon, “Tony Duquette”. @HuttonWilkinson worked for Duquette as a volunteer apprentice for […] More

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    Erte Jewelry by Roman Petrovich Tyrtov

    Many people wonder what is the origin of Erte jewelry, for this you must know who was Erte, his real name was Roman Petrovich Tyrtov, born (23 November 1892 – 21 April 1990) in St. Petersburg, Russia; in a distinguished family with roots tracing back to 1548, to a Tatar khan named Tyrtov. Erté was […] More

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    Enmanuel Tarpin

    At 26… Emmanuel Tarpin who grew up in the French Alps is the son of notaries; since he was a child he used to go with his father to see mineral sellers. He has studied oboe for 15 years, clay sculpture for 13 years and after his bachelor’s degree, he did a preparatory school in […] More

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    Chihuly and the Antica Murrina Venezia

    Dale Chihuly (September 20, 1941; age 77 years) is an American glass sculptor and entrepreneur. His works are considered to possess outstanding artistic merit in the field of blown glass, “moving it into the realm of large-scale sculpture”. Antica Murrina Venezia is deeply rooted in the wise ancient handcrafting of the Murano glass beads. Established […] More

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    Carla Abras

    Her Style Carla Abras’s creative design is very organic, and it looks likes at any time a part of a piece of her design is going to move. Her style is about to combine technology with handmade, differentiated cuts stones and even the diversity of materials. In her words: “Good design provokes Emotions”. Studies & […] More

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    Armoura

    Chasm Ring. The Engagement Ring of the Wonder. The “Chasm Ring” from Armoura house is the piece that IA has chosen as the engagement ring for August. The inspiration for this creation is the Grand Canyon, Nevada; considerate to be one of the seven wonders of the natural world. @ArmouraJewelry explains that “Looking from one […] More

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    Armando Reveron

    The Magician of Light Armando Reverón and The Rose Cut Diamonds. Armando Reverón uses to said: “I’m the canvas…” He was a Venezuelan painter, draftsman, and sculptor born in 1889; whose legacy acquired such importance that the MOMA (Museum of Modern Art of NY) dedicated a retrospective exhibition to him in 2007. Early in his […] More