Eduard Nikitin

Eduard Nikitin
Eduard Nikitin. Dragon’s Eye Set
Gold 750 °, amethysts, diamonds.

Eduard Nikitin is a member of the Moscow Union of Artists, a member of the Union of Artists of Russia since 1989. Small-scale jewelry and jewelry, created by Edward and made by hand from start to finish, have individual aesthetic qualities. His jewelry with an extraordinary creative and technical solution. They testify to the author’s high qualifications, not only as a master jeweler, but also as a talented artist-designer. The jewelry art of Nikitin Eduard, based on the fundamental classical knowledge of high craft and many years of professional experience, has its own unique, free, experimental creative character. This allows him to create works that are aesthetically consistent not only with current fashion trends, but also, in a certain sense, are innovative, ahead of their time.

Eduard Nikitin
Ring “Snail”
“Snail” gold 750 °, diamonds.
Fascinating magic of the spiral development of the “Snail” ring, a symbol of the evolution of nature and all of human history. Even in a small being, the harmony and magnitude of the universe is embodied.

Ancient writings, magic signs, mythical animals, mysticism of past civilizations – this eternal theme, which has been continuously changing over the centuries and times, could not leave him indifferent. Edward is attracted by the desire to express mysticism in his works, giving the sign and ornament a new meaning. For the ancient symbol, he chose gold and precious stones. And to express his feelings, the artist chose jewelry. Refined and brilliant in terms of performance, these products have a lush, juicy and mesmerizing ornament that completely covers the surface of the object.

Eduard Nikitin
Necklace “Treasures of Agra”
Gold 750 °, carnelian, diamonds.
The once traditional form of oriental decoration of the Sassanid empire, stretching from Asia to the borders of India, has been reinterpreted in modern lines and textures, gold (microscopic golden balls and smudges). Openwork gold cylinders, give a rather massive adornment the feeling of “airy” knitting.
It is no coincidence that the number of carnelian balls and golden cylinders is equal to 17, both. In the ancient religions of the East, the number 17 has a special magical meaning. According to some Sufi concepts, the highest name of God contains 17 letters.
In 2010, the work won first place in the “Golden Elephant” competition.
Purchased by the Protocol Department of the Russian Foreign Ministry as a diplomatic gift for the wife of the Prime Minister of Canada, Mrs. Lauryn Harper.

Each of his works is a virtuoso miniature and, at the same time, an architectural composition, where every detail is unique. A perfectly selected combination of materials is subordinated to one idea – to make the composition tangible, and to revive the frozen music with the play of metal. Undoubtedly, such highly artistic jewelry can only be created by Eduard Nikitin, an experienced jeweler and talented designer with an individual creative face.

Eduard Nikitin
Brooch and ring “Lake of dreams”
“Lake of Dreams” brooch and ring 750 ° gold, blue topaz, sapphire, diamonds.
Brooch – sklavage, designed for neckline.
Unique, Brazilian topaz 112 carats and 613 facets of ideal purity and depth of color framed by several lines inspired by the late Art Nouveau graphics and the style of Japanese prints by Hokusai, with the author’s texture “snake skins and dragon claws” enveloping an openwork outline
The surface is decorated with a line of planetary signs, metals and alchemical symbols.
Eduard Nikitin
Brooches “Unicorn Games”
Gold 750 °, diamonds.
More than 1300 years of confrontation between two worlds – Islam and Christianity.
Two great religious and philosophical systems are symbolically expressed by the figures of golden unicorns playing with each other on the field of world history.
Because how the unicorns will be positioned by the one who owns them, it depends on what their formidable horns will turn into: into battle swords aimed at each other or into peacefully flowing parallel rivers of mutual respect and harmony.
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