jeweler Vladimir Mikhailov - The revival of traditions of Russian jewelry – the main goal of the ‘Mikhailov Gallery’. A new collection of jewelry depicts images of Russian Ballet. Jewelry made of white and yellow gold with large aquamarines, sapphires and diamonds of high purity. In the manufacture of jewelry was used the unique technology of hot ‘stained glass’ enamel. The original form of rings, earrings, chains repeat silhouettes of ballerinas in tutus.
A highly unusual gold and chrysoprase egg pendant. Made in St. Petersburg between 1899 and 1904. An egg-shaped carved chrysoprase (the most valuable variety of chalcedony gemstones) of glowing green color is mounted with two-tone gold interlaced garlands.
Rare Georgian Era Earrings circa 1780 A pair of Russian gilded silver, faceted amber, paste and fresh water pearl pendant earrings made in the last quarter of the 18th century. Length 38 mm (1 1/2 in.) 18th century earrings of similar design from the collection of The State Historical museum are illustrated in RUSSIAN JEWELRY OF THE XVI-XX CENTURIES (Moscow, 2002).