Opalescent jewelry

This gallery contains 6 photos.

Winged heart opal brooch, Pre Raphaelite (Arts & Crafts) tiara (1900s) and William Morris’ illustration. Opalescence is the optical property of a transparent or translucide material which gives it an aspect or a milky color with iridescent reflects like the … Continue reading

The Art Deco Lady

This gallery contains 15 photos.

Ilgiz Fazulzyanov earrings and pendant, Boucheron’s earrings (eyes), mother of peace texture and illustration by Wladyslaw Theodore Benda. Art Deco emerged in 1925, at the World’s Fair in Paris, France. This art movement is called Art Deco in reference to … Continue reading

Gold Art Deco

This gallery contains 13 photos.

“Youth is happy because it has the capacity to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.” Franz Kafka Art Deco inspired fan Ilgiz Fazulzyanov’s earrings, Corrado Giuspino’s ring, Art Deco print, Eduardo Garcia Benito’s … Continue reading

Art Deco in love

This gallery contains 14 photos.

“I think there was a freedom in the 1920s and 1930s: a certain liberty and evolution of women.” Francois Nars Eduardo Garcia Benito’s Vogue cover (1928), 1920s Art Deco diamond and pearl brooch, Art Deco print and Fairfax & Roberts … Continue reading

Ô Miranda, toi qui illumine de ta beauté la mer bleue

This gallery contains 11 photos.

Kenneth Jay Lane coral brooch, my photo of the sea in Tenerife (Puerto de la Cruz), Mucha illustration and Sir Frank Bernard Dicksee’s painting “Miranda” (1878).

Elegance from the past…

This gallery contains 5 photos.

Reynaldo Luza illustration, Edward Chiu’s earrings (jade and onyx), Corrado Giuspino’s bracelet (jade, onyx and diamond) and an Art Deco bracelet (onyx, diamond and rock crystal).

Beauté intemporelle

This gallery contains 37 photos.

Vogue cover by the Art Deco illustrator Georges Lepape (Vogue September 1926) and Janis kerman’s brooch and earrings.

The Tsarina Alexandra Feodorovna

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Painting of Empress Alexandra Feodorovna (wife of Emperor Nicholas II) and Fabergé Eggs and frame. The Russian jewelry House Fabergé was founded by Gustav Fabergé (1814-1893). His son, Peter Carl Fabergé (1846-1920) is the famous Russian jeweler who created the … Continue reading

Byzantine magnificence

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Byzantine inspired brooch and earrings by Gripoix Paris. Mosaic from the Basilica of San Clemente dated of 1130s (Byzantine Empire), in Roma, Italy (1130s)