Russian folk art Zlatoust steel engraving

Icon of a wedding. Technology - engraving, etching, nickel, gold-plated, blued
Icon of a wedding. Technology – engraving, etching, nickel, gold-plated, blued

Zlatoust steel engraving – Russian folk art craft that originated at the beginning of the XIX century, in Zlatoust (Chelyabinsk region now). They absorbed rich traditions of Russian and Western European gunsmiths of VII-XVIII centuries, but soon the Ural engravers created their own original style of decorating weapons. Zlatoust weapons gained popularity not only in Russia but far beyond its borders. In the late 1830s, the factory began decorating the household appliances – a variety of caskets, trays, knives for cutting paper, cigarette holders, cigarette cases, hunting knives and hatchets, engraved tableware sets

Engraving 'After the Storm'. Panels, handmade. Artist - R. Galliamova
Engraving ‘After the Storm’. Panels, handmade. Artist – R. Galliamova

Zlatoust steel engraving – Russian folk art craft that originated at the beginning of the XIX century, in Zlatoust (Chelyabinsk region now). Steel products decorated with the composition, made in engraving. In the XIX century manufactured mainly saber blades with antique allegorical motifs, scenes of hunting, in the spirit of rococo ornament.

Engraving 'Birches', panel. Technology - engraving, etching, nickel, gold-plated, blued
Engraving ‘Birches’, panel. Technology – engraving, etching, nickel, gold-plated, blued

Original art of Zlatoust steel engraving uses the miraculous properties of the metal, which can be detected by special processing. Used for decoration engraved tableware sets with pure gold, silver, nickel give products unique charm, grace, beauty.

Engraving 'Holy Trinity Cathedral', panel. Technology - engraving, etching, nickel, gold-plated, blued
Engraving ‘Holy Trinity Cathedral’, panel. Technology – engraving, etching, nickel, gold-plated, blued
Russian folk art Zlatoust steel engraving
Engraving ‘Portrait of Peter I’, panel. Technology – engraving, etching, nickel, gold-plated, blued
Russian folk art Zlatoust steel engraving
Engraving ‘Russian boldness’, panel. Technology – engraving, etching, nickel, gold-plated, blued
Engraving 'Spring Day' medallion
Engraving ‘Spring Day’ medallion
Russian folk art Zlatoust steel engraving
Engraving ‘St. Petersburg. St. Isaac’s Cathedral’. Technology – engraving, etching, nickel, gold-plated, blued
Engraving 'The Song of the Wise Oleg'. panel. Author O. Averkin, Artist Tolkacheva. Technology - engraving, etching, nickel, gold-plated, blued
Engraving ‘The Song of the Wise Oleg’. panel. Author O. Averkin, Artist Tolkacheva. Technology – engraving, etching, nickel, gold-plated, blued
Zlatoust steel engraving. Engraving 'Visiting card of Zlatoust', panel. Technology - engraving, etching, nickel, gold-plated, blued
Engraving ‘Visiting card of Zlatoust’, panel. Technology – engraving, etching, nickel, gold-plated, blued
Zlatoust steel engraving. Portrait of Vladimir Vysotsky
Portrait of Vladimir Vysotsky
Zlatoust steel engraving. Railway station in Zlatoust, steel engraving
Railway station in Zlatoust, steel engraving
The Bible in salary. Handmade. Engraving, etching, nickel plating, gold plating, cutting, metal, inlay. Salary is decorated with ornaments and adorned with phianites
The Bible in salary. Handmade. Engraving, etching, nickel plating, gold plating, cutting, metal, inlay. Salary is decorated with ornaments and adorned with phianites
The icon on the stand, 'Matrona of Moscow'. Handmade. Brass, steel, artificial stone - phianites. Engraving, etching, nickel plating, gold plating, blued, cutting metal
The icon on the stand, ‘Matrona of Moscow’. Handmade. Brass, steel, artificial stone – phianites. Engraving, etching, nickel plating, gold plating, blued, cutting metal

 

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