The One and Only
The jewelry suite embodies the idea of the uniqueness of each person's fate. The life of a creative person uniquely interweaving with his creations.
UNIQUE PROPERTIES / PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
The one and only, completely 100% handmade and hand-assembled jewelry parure is fit for a queen. Made of yellow, white and rose gold, diamonds, yellow sapphires, pearls. The parure includes necklace, ring, bracelet, earrings and consists of 147 unique hand-made items.
Necklace consists of two branches of laurel (symbol of glory). Branches intertwined and form a figure 8 (infinity symbol, reliability and stability), passing through the symbolic heart. The large crown in the center manifests the One and Only among others and the diamonds that trill from the symbolic eyes reflect the pure tears of joy and despair.
OPERATION / FLOW / INTERACTION:
This exquisite parure is suitable for a special occasion and fit for a queen. Each item of the kit can be worn independently of the other, or in any combination with others. The future owner of this suite will have the right to order a replacement of the 3 main stones (2 stone necklace and one in the ring) to the stone of their choice. The one and only parure of its kind in the entire world with timeless design that will be admired through generations to come.
PROJECT DURATION AND LOCATION:
The creation of this project took 5 years and was completed in Los Angeles, in January 2016. Located in Los Angeles, CA.
PRODUCTION / REALIZATION TECHNOLOGY:
One of a kind 100% Handmade and hand-assembled jewelry parure that consists of 147 unique hand-made fragments. Took 5 years to complete.
SPECIFICATIONS / TECHNICAL PROPERTIES:
Necklace. Length- 457.2 mm. Gold 18K – yellow, white, pink. 139 grams. Diamonds – 338 pieces (18.26K), including 2 Yellow Sapphires (2.65K) and (1.32K). Pearls – 13 pieces.
Ring. Height is 50.8 mm inches, width - 48.26 mm. Gold 18K – yellow, white, pink. 61 grams. Diamonds – 79 pieces (9.16K), including 1 Yellow Sapphire (1.78K)
Bracelet. Length- 198.12 mm. Gold 18K –yellow, white, pink. 30 grams. Diamonds – 79 pieces (5.10K).
Earrings. Length- 50.8 mm. Gold 18K –yellow, white, pink. 18.4 grams. Diamonds – 62 pieces (1.61K). Pearls – 2 pieces.
On request, the 1 central stone of the Ring and 2 central stones of the Necklace can be replaced by others stones.
Jewelry set is placed in a handmade wooden box, made specifically for this suite.
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Creating variants in design to achieve harmony in elements of jewelry suite. All elements repeatedly tested for ease of wear. The uniqueness and attractiveness created with numerous of unique elements (147 non-recurring fragments) . Ring was done at several levels, the task was to preserve the symbol of infinity, to show the depth and mystery and strengthen the reflection and shine of metal and diamonds.
The design of the ring involved several sophisticated levels and small fragments that created some challenge in creation.
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Photos by Gregory Arbit
Copyrights belong to Vyacheslav Vasiliev, 2016.