Russian beadwork artist and jeweler Olga Orlova
Russian bead-work artist and jeweler Olga Orlova
Born in St. Petersburg, the beautiful young craftswoman Olga Orlova possesses ancient techniques of embroidery. In particular, silk embroidery, gold-work embroidery, pearl sewing, and etc. Her embroidery is a complex artwork of high-level, and not necessarily on ancient motifs. The usual time she needs for creating one piece of artful bead-work is approximately two months. Creating any decoration the artist usually uses various materials, for instance, for this beautiful necklace “Queen Of The Garden” (in the above photo) she used: boulder opals, larimars, Swarovski crystal, pearls. In addition to jewelry, Olga Orlova makes elegant handbags, purses, dolls, icons.
Since childhood, Olga’s mother paid a lot of attention to arts education, the house was full of art books, albums with reproductions of paintings of great Russian artists Polenov, Shishkin, instead of children’s books. She went to museums, exhibitions, art groups and art school. In junior secondary school Olga Orlova sewed clothes for the whole collection of Barbie dolls and put on shows.
Works by Russian jeweler Olga Orlova