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Beautiful mineral Tourmaline

Beautiful mineral Tourmaline

Beautiful mineral Tourmaline

Beautiful mineral Tourmaline manifests shades of absolutely all colors of the rainbow. Each multicolored tourmaline has its own name, as well as unique healing properties. Tourmaline – the mascot of writers, artists, musicians, poets, magicians and witches. For example, black tourmaline – the mascot of witches, and the red stone – mascot of artists. Tourmaline helps its owner awaken the creative forces, fueling his cosmic energy. Amulet of tourmaline helps its owner concentrate on the essentials, significantly improves mental ability. Amulet of red stone helps a person find hope, to protect against undue fear and anxiety. Noble transparent green tourmaline (geologists call it verdelite) – stone, which in ancient times was considered a talisman of artists.
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2015 Blue Wooden goat

2015 Blue Wooden goat. Blue goat with a kid 2015 Gzhel porcelain sculpture, photo from website gzheli.net

2015 Blue Wooden goat. Blue goat with a kid 2015 Gzhel porcelain sculpture, photo from website gzheli.net

According to the eastern calendar, upcoming 2015 will be managed by Blue Wooden goat, or sheep. Although it will come into power only 19 of February, but in Russia it is the tradition to welcome it on the 31st of December. Before you prepare Christmas gifts or decide what to wear on New Year’s celebration, and how to lay the table, it is better to know what energy elements and symbols correspond to the symbol of new year.
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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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Embroidery wizard Francois Lesage

Embroidery wizard Francois Lesage

Embroidery wizard Francois Lesage

Embroidery wizard Francois Lesage

December 1, 2011 after a serious, prolonged illness died famous embroiderer and owner of the famous Parisian Embroidery House Francois Lesage. His amazing work and contribution to the development of haute couture is immense. French Embroidery wizard Francois Lesage (March 31, 1929 – December 1, 2011) was a Chevalier of the Legion d’Honneur. “I never forget that I am only an embroiderer, craftsman, and my imagination should be framed in a simple matter of fact materials – silk, sequins, stones. But they give birth to a firebird dream that I just want to catch on the tail. But the dream can not be caught – it is always in front, making our life more beautiful …” – François Lesage. Fashion without embroidery – the same as Bastille Day without fireworks!”- said Karl Lagerfeld, and added: “For me, this embroidery means Lesage”.
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Alchemy Gothic jewelry

Alchemy Gothic jewelry. Lady Amaranth in Alchemy England catalogue, wearing the Emerald Venom necklace & Mortuarium earstuds

Lady Amaranth in Alchemy England catalog, wearing the Emerald Venom necklace & Mortuarium earstuds. Alchemy Gothic jewelry

If any Halloween follower wants to look scary and glamorous at the same time, then Alchemy 1977’s is the best choice. Alchemy Gothic jewelry is a world recognized brand founded by two self-taught artists from Manchester – Geoff Kayson and Trevor Phillipson. They themselves describe the start of their business “Broke, jobless and into rock and punk music in Leicester in 1977, GK started making punk anti-jewellery and selling it to local shops, at gigs and by mail order”. Now Alchemy Gothic is the world leader in the manufacture of beautiful esoteric and contemporary jewellery, accessories for the Gothic lifestyle.
Gothic and alternative jewelry by Alchemy Gothic ranges from wine glasses to skull alchemist boxes. For nearly 40 years, Alchemy Gothic produces specially designed decorations for large and small customers worldwide. Their advertising department productions has created many masterpieces for music, movies and entertainment, as well as corporate gifts and awards in the broad areas of business.
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Stolen Big Eyes

Stolen Big Eyes by Tim Burton, Margaret Keane (played by Amy Adams)

Stolen Big Eyes. 2014 ‘Big Eyes’ by Tim Burton, Margaret Keane (played by Amy Adams)

Stolen Big Eyes
Tim Burton fans are waiting for his upcoming biographical drama film Big Eyes to be released on December 25, 2014. The movie tells the story of a husband and wife – two artists Margaret (played by Amy Adams) and Walter Keane (actor Christoph Waltz), whose co-creation rose to fame in the 1950s and 60s. The story of their divorce battle, when Margaret accused her husband of stealing her paintings. The theme in their art was – children and women with doe-like eyes. Now they remind the precious moments of XX century. Those moments in which the eyes have become a symbol of a bygone era.
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Million Scarlet Roses from Niko Pirosmani

Million Scarlet Roses from Niko Pirosmani. Actress Margarita. 1909. Georgian artist Niko Pirosmani

Actress Margarita. 1909. Million Scarlet Roses from Niko Pirosmani

Million Scarlet Roses from Niko Pirosmani. Georgian artist Niko Pirosmani (5 May 1862 – April 9, 1918) was a primitivist, one of those artists about whom people far from understanding art, say: “I would have painted not worse than that”. But only a blind man can not see the whole poignancy of the artist’s painting. Behind the apparent naivete of painted on canvas animals and holiday feasts are hidden deep feelings – pain through the joy and pleasure through pain. And it becomes more than obvious if you know a little about the life of Niko Pirosmani. When asked about the age, Niko replied with a shy smile: “How should I know?” Time for him went his own way and did not correlate with boring numbers on the calendar.
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