Ilgiz F. Iris brooch crafted in gold, hot enamel, vitreous enamel and an opal
Today, the Assumption Belfry of the Moscow Kremlin opened its doors to the attendees of the exhibition that showcases magnificent works of the enamel virtuoso Ilgiz Fazulzyanov. He is the first modern Russian jeweller who has the privilege to hold a solo-artist exposition of his jewellery at Kremlin, the only other jeweller having been Carl Fabergé, who exhibited at the same museum.
You may have notice that over the last five years, there has been an increasing tendency for museums to organise jewellery exhibitions and retrospectives on the works of outstanding brands and jewellery makers. Take, for instance, the exhibition of JAR jewels at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, three years ago and the current jewellery exhibition, Bejewelled Treasures: The Al-Thani Collection, at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. The trend has now reached Russia, where…
Ilgiz Fazulzyanov “Poppy” pendant with moonstone, diamonds and enamel
Ilgiz Fazulzyanov creates his extraordinary jewellery using complex hot enamel techniques. This medium of artistic expression makes each of his pieces resemble a precious canvas painted with coloured quartz powder instead of paint. If you get a chance to lay your eyes on one Ilgiz Fazulzyanov’s masterpieces, consider yourself lucky.
Azza Fahmy cuff bracelet and earrings from the Wonders of Nature collection