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Silver Age last muse Salomea Andronikova

Russian princess - Silver Age last muse Salomea Andronikova

Russian princess – Silver Age last muse Salomea Andronikova (1863–1944)

Silver Age last muse Salomea Andronikova

In 1982, the London newspaper “Times”, Russian and foreign newspapers reported that May 8 in London aged 94, died Russian princess Salomea Andronikova, “the last of the most brilliant women, who happened to be contemporaries of heyday of the Silver Age of Russian poetry” … Salomea Ivanovna Andronikova was one of the most famous beauties of the era. She was famous for her intelligence, charm and wit. Among her friends were the famous Russian poets and artists of the time. In memory of contemporaries she remained The Last Muse of the twentieth century. Anna Akhmatova called her “Beauty of the Thirteenth Year”, inspired by her Osip Mandelstam immortalized her in the poem “Solominka” Despite the war, revolution, emigration, against fear of the future, she was true to her ideals, had the ability to listen, and most importantly, kept the gift of being a woman – always, everywhere, in all circumstances.
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Diamond icons by Igor Kotelyanets

Diamond icons by Igor Kotelyanets

Icon of the Mother of God Semistrelnaya (seven arrows). Diamond icons by Igor Kotelyanets

Diamond icons by Igor Kotelyanets

Technology of diamond installation in manufacturing icons appeared in 2004, it is a new trend in art, which also has no analogues in the world. All work is done by hand by professional craftsmen, who previously receive the blessing on the creation of icons, each installation is a unique work of art. The idea of creation encrusted with diamonds icons using natural colored diamonds and diamond chips dates 12.02.2004 and belongs to Igor Kotelyanets (born 1961). The idea of creating such a direction emerged from Igor Ivanovich Kotelyanets in the Russian city of Sevastopol, in one of the cult objects.
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Beauty collector Marjorie Merriweather Post

Beauty collector Marjorie Merriweather Post

Beauty collector Marjorie Merriweather Post (March 15, 1887 – September 12, 1973)

Beauty collector Marjorie Merriweather Post
Marjorie Merriweather Post valued beauty, elegance, graciousness, and spent her life literally among the treasures. During her life she owned the exquisite gardens, collections, and estate. The only child of Ella Merriweather Post and Charles William Post, she became the wealthiest woman in the United States at the age of 27, the owner of the $20 million cereal company, later known as the General Foods Corporation. She was married four times, and her third husband, the second US ambassador to the Soviet Union Joseph Davies brought her to the Soviet Russia. The couple lived in the Soviet Union from 1937 to 1938, under Joseph Stalin. Living in Russia, Joseph Davies and Marjorie Post, both collectors, acquired many valuable Russian works of art from Soviet authorities. She died at the age of 86, and now her collection, in all its splendor, is opened for the public’s enjoyment.
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Alison Brooks and Alina Davis marriage

Alison Brooks and Alina Davis marriage

Alison Brooks and Alina Davis marriage

Alison Brooks and Alina Davis marriage

Can you guess who of these brides is a man? 6 August 2014, 23-year-old androgynous Dmitry Kozhuhov known throughout Russia as Alina Davis, married his beloved, known as Alison Brooks. The couple officially arranged an extraordinary wedding, as you know same-sex marriage in our country is strictly prohibited. Alison Brooks (left) Alina Davis (real name Dmitry Kozhuhov) (right) in wedding dresses. At first glance, in the photo above are depicted two brides, but among them there is one real bride – Alison Brooks. Her beloved – Alina Davis aka Dmitry Kozhuhov is a boy. The couple decided to marry extravagantly, appearing in a wedding hall in wedding dresses.
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Beauty and Art of Jewellery Theatre

Beauty and Art of Jewellery Theatre

Beauty and Art of Jewellery Theatre

Beauty and Art of Jewellery Theatre

Jewellery Theatre company was founded in Moscow in 1998. No doubts, The Beauty and Art of Jewellery Theatre will leave you breathless, as you will not find anywhere else such a combination of a creative imagination with the natural beauty and colors of precious stones. The Philosophy of Jewellery Theatre is to create a world within a world; that is, a world of wonder on a higher level. The artful pieces of Jewellery Theatre leave behind the everyday, the ordinary, thus making us the enchanted spectators admiring the beauty and craftsmanship of the jewels. Jewellery Theatre employs the genius of brilliant designers with the craftsmanship of master jewelers. Working only with precious stones and metals, their designers and jewelers create pieces that are unique.
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Beautiful fantasy by Margarita Kareva

Beautiful fantasy by Margarita Kareva

Alina Zalyalieva photo studio. Model Anna Koryukova, Beautiful fantasy by Margarita Kareva

Beautiful fantasy by Margarita Kareva.

Bright photo gallery of the novice Russian photographer Margarita Kareva represents an art project with a surreal, often Gothic world. Absolutely stunning, unique images, consist of fabulously beautiful Russian beauties. Their fantastic costumes, against either an urban background, or a magical nature landscape resemble the world similar to painting. In fact, Photography by Margarita Kareva and her creative team of models, stylists, accessories and costume designers, and makeup artists can be described as art. About Yekaterinburg based photographer Margarita Kareva is known that she graduated from photography school just a couple of years ago (2011). Despite her relatively short experience in photography, Kareva has become known both in Russia and abroad.
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Painting light Lak Buni

Painting light Lak Buni

Divine Light. Painting light Lak Buni

Painting light Lak Buni. Reviews of the exhibitions of the artist, known under the pseudonym Lak Buni are surprisingly similar to each other: all certainly use the words “heat”, “kindness”, “harmony” and, of course, the “light”. Because Lak Buni is often called “artist of light”, indicating thus the main theme, the basic idea of his work. Sometimes the light in his paintings concentrated in dazzling sheaf, becomes spatial, color and light assembling image penetrates the the heart of a viewer. Luminous paintings by Lak Buni present the concept of the soul, the concept of expanded consciousness and spiritual life.
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