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Salvador Dali bronze sculpture

Vision of an angel. Salvador Dali bronze sculpture

Vision of an angel, or “Finger of God”. Salvador Dali bronze sculpture

Salvador Dali bronze sculpture. Within a few years, from 1969 to 1972, Dali has created a gallery of surreal images embodied in wax. Most of them are familiar to the audience – the artist used in creating sculptures the same images that appear on his canvases. Almost all the sculptures were created in the house of Dali in Port Ligate. According to the stories of Dali biographer, Robert Descharnes, in the afternoons artist used to take the wax out to the pool, and for several hours engaged in modeling, and after dinner returned to the studio for painting. In 1973, Dali made ​​a pact with the Spanish collector Isidro Clot. Clot acquired wax sculptures and designed of them four series of castings in bronze. First of bronze castings remained at a collector’s, the rest were sold and dispersed around the world.
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Steampunk sculpture by Alisa Didkovskaya-Petrosyuk

Machine fantasy. copper, brass gears. Steampunk sculpture by Alisa Didkovskaya-Petrosyuk

Machine fantasy. copper, brass gears. Steampunk sculpture by Alisa Didkovskaya-Petrosyuk

Steampunk sculpture by Alisa Didkovskaya-Petrosyuk. Ukrainian artist Alice Didkovskaya-Petrosyuk was born in Berdichev, Zhitomir region. In 1987, after graduating from the school of arts and crafts (Department of decorative metal) in the city of Vizhnitsa of Chernovtsy region, she worked as an artist-jeweler in Zhytomyr Art Fund. From 1999 to 2005 Alisa worked at jewelry company “Lobortas and Karpov” (Kiev). She created a huge series of works under the project “Pantheon of Gods of the ancient world.” The talented artist participated in international specialized exhibitions in Ukraine. The best works are in private collections in America, Germany, Israel, China, the United Arab Emirates.
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Roman Goddess of luck Fortuna

Fortuna, Blindfolded Goddess of Luck

Roman Goddess of luck Fortuna

Roman Goddess of luck Fortuna is the oldest Cult of Italic origin (di novensidenses), she is considered Goddess of chance, luck and fate. The oldest original meaning of the goddess Fortuna is difficult to determine. Its ancient temples were Fortis Fortunae and Aedes Fortunae, on the Forum Boarium. Judging by the nature of the holiday Fortis Fortunae and its time (June 24), the original meaning of the goddess was agricultural – deification of the accident, an unforeseen combination of circumstances that play such an important role in the life of the farmer.
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Paul’s Creative Cakes

Wizard of Oz birthday cake. Paul’s Creative Cakes

Wizard of Oz birthday cake. Creative cake by British pastry chief Paul

British pastry chief Paul is a real artist enthusiastically sculpting his realistic unique quality cakes, which he makes under the brand Paul’s creative cakes. Based in Essexhas Paul has had many years experience as a highly qualified dessert Chef working in Colchester and Ipswich. Such beautiful and artful cakes with personalized design make any celebration special and more memorable. Paul’s Creative Cakes range includes: Birthdays, Weddings, Anniversaries, Engagements, Newly Born/Baby Shower, Get Well soon, Graduation, Christenings, Leaving Cakes, Mother & Father’s day, Christmas and Easter cakes.
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3d Button Sculptures by Augusto Esquivel

3d Button Sculptures by Augusto Esquivel

3d Button Sculptures by Augusto Esquivel, American artist

3d Button Sculptures by Augusto Esquivel. American artist Augusto Esquivel lives in Miami. He creates unique three-dimensional sculptures entirely of buttons. For his amazing works he needs thousands of sewing buttons, great patience and talent. And the result – these incredibly beautiful sculptures, and even some iconic faces, for instance, Audrey Hepburn. The creative and talented artist Augusto Esquivel is often obsessed with comparisons of reality and potential and the balance between them, in art: the idea of chaos in perfect order: an object seemingly solid to the eye can also be fragile and inconsistent to the touch; a common object used to create a piece of art becomes transformed into something complicated and intriguing.
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Jewellery Design Studio Finix-M

Joker. Jewellery Design Studio Finix-M, Yekaterinburg, Russia

Joker. Jewellery Design Studio Finix-M, Yekaterinburg, Russia

Russian Jewellery Design Studio ‘Finix-M’ was founded in 1989 in Yekaterinburg. The upscale professionals working in the studio Finix-M use natural precious stones, including rare, of different sizes and cut – beautiful and intriguing sapphires, diamonds, tourmalines, spinel, rubies, and opals. The works of the Ural jewelers have been recognized in Russia and abroad, awarded diplomas at prestigious jewelry art exhibitions. On production of figurine of the Joker (photo above) the jewelers used a great variety of precious and semi-precious stones – Moss agate, marbled onyx, coral, Afghan lapis lazuli, Chalcedony, tiger’s eye, different kinds of jasper, Brazilian agate, and also precious Metal: Gold and Silver.
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Birds carved from precious stones by Peter Muuller

Birds carved from precious stones by Brazilian artist Peter Muuller

Birds carved from precious stones. Art work by Brazilian artist Peter Muuller

Birds carved from precious stones. Art work by Peter Muuller. All birds are carved from such stones as Aquamarine, Amethyst, Tourmaline, Agate, and etc. Talented stone carver, jeweler and artist Peter Muuller was born in 1952 in Luzern, Switzerland. He lived in several foreign countries and came to Brazil in 1979, where he started the production of bird carvings of precious stones in 1984. Married to Teja Vroom in 1987, they both started to participate in the international fairs in 1990. Peter has the most advanced carving shop in Brazil where he and his crew are always improving the quality of their creations. Nature teaches Peter and his carving-crew to create these beautiful hand-crafted bird carvings out of natural colored precious stones from all over the world.
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