Great Russia exclusive Zlatoust souvenirs
The company “Great Russia” is unique in the market of traditional Russian gifts and souvenirs. “Great Russia” is the epitome of generosity, patriotism and love. In the souvenir business, “Great Russia” is one of the leaders and trendsetters, relying on moral values and sing the glory of the great and invincible power – our Russia. The team of dedicated professionals is led by its founder and ideologue Yuri Korotaev. Russian masters – talented sculptors, artists, artisans – create specifically for customers of the shop “Great Russia” their original, interesting, unusual souvenirs, appreciate not only in our country but around the world.
In 2008, the company decided to take an important step towards its customers and create a comfortable online site – a site selling unusual wonderful gifts. The site offers a huge catalog of www.rusvelikaia.ru amazing gifts and souvenirs, updated daily. “Great Russia” has the exclusive choice of gifts, which satisfy any request and fantasy.
Zlatoust – one of the oldest cities, located in the Urals, famous for its craftsmen and products throughout the world. Zlatoust products are carefully handmade, each master puts his soul into every souvenir. Zlatoust masters are capable of many things: to combine contemporary design and modern needs with the best traditions of Russian jeweler’s art, as well as to recreate the tradition of the old days in the noble style.
In the creation of model of St. Basil was involved a large team of highly skilled craftsmen, specialists in art processing of precious metal filigree and processing of natural and decorative stones. Created in filigree St. Basil previously been modeled in 3D. Cut out the individual parts, as well as all the work is carried out manually. To create a work used exclusively expensive durable materials: silver 925, natural marble. Special attention deserves technique. Masters resorted to the old method of filigree. This jewelry metal processing technique has been used since the 10th century. It is believed that Filigree came to us from the ancient Scythians. Filigree technique is unique, always performed manually. Each “thread” is combined with another “thread” in sequence.
Model – sculpture ‘Ipatiev Monastery’. Made in one of the oldest and most complex artistic techniques of precious metals and natural stones.
Filigree products are always created manually. This explains why they are unique. Master twists wire segment of length, of which creates a variety of patterns. Filigree technique requires the Executive maximum attentiveness, concentration and thoroughness. One wrong move – the work is ruined.
This luxurious author composition made of silver and precious stones – charming peacock with fluffy tail. The work is done by hand in a single copy and has no analogues. Exclusive composition created in a complex of ancient techniques – filigree. This method was used by masters already in the 4th century BC. Today the method of filigree is used not only in jewelry, but also in interior, furniture and even dishes.
Great Imperial Crown was commissioned by Empress Catherine II for her coronation in 1762. Masters – GF Eckart and I. Posier. By luxury and splendor it surpassed the crown of all European monarchs. Over the following centuries been used at the coronation of all future Russian emperors. The original is now kept in the Diamond Fund of Russia.
This product is hand-made on the images and sketches of the original. Developed and adapted to the finished crystal jewelry inserts by Austrian company Swarovski, creative team led by sculptor Dm. Ovsyannikov. In the manufacture of the crown were used non-ferrous metals and alloys (nickel, brass, tin, copper), jewelry enamel inserts in the form of crystals. It took more than 3,500 pieces of crystals to manufacture the crown. At work, the focus was directed at the general aesthetic perception of cultural and historical masterpiece of jewelry. Made in Russia in tribute to the great masters of the past and to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the imperial Romanov dynasty.