January the 26th, 2017
What story does this captivating picture tell us... or tries to keep behind? The longer you look at it, the harder to tell...
Working with four tatting shuttles!
November the 30th, 2016
Working with 4 tatting shuttles at a time. :) According to custom order, Princess Alexandra choker is worked with black thread and lavender pearls...
November the 24th, 2016
"In the skies of Saint Petersburg, a new star has lit. It's not burning, even a little chilly, but the rays of her light radiate every direction. You come and you get cought." - This is what Russian duke Viazymsky wrote about Princess Leonilla Baryatinskaya in 1834...
My very first jewelry piece ever created
November the 22th, 2016
My very first jewelry piece ever created. :) In 2012, for my dear Godmother...
November the 8th, 2016
Our farewell to the last blooms of roses. Until next year...
July the 19th, 2016
This painting, which appeared like an old worn out photograph of some old mansion interior at first glance, instantly revived one epizode from Lithuanian writer‘s Šatrijos Ragana beautiful short story “Viktutė“...
Age-old craftsmanship is on the verge of extinction
July the 14th, 2016
Fashion portal “Business of Fashion” says: “Around the world, the beauty and cultural wisdom of age-old craftsmanship is on the verge of extinction. Highly-skilled craftsmen and women have become an endangered species as more young people have chosen other career options...
On the eve of Saint John‘s Day...
June the 23th, 2016
On the eve of Saint John‘s Day, we would like to share one interesting detail related to this festival. While reading 19th century literature, you will hardly find any hints as to celebrating somebody‘s birthday...
June the 17th, 2016
This Monday, our dear friend Inga, who actually made these dresses, defended Master's degree (she received the highest evaluation of 10 points)!..
May the 23th, 2016
A month ago, on April 23rd, the world marked William Shakespeare’s 400th death anniversary...
A riddle from the 19th century jewelry history
April the 19th, 2016
Today we have a riddle for you from the 19th century jewelry history.
What do you think these jewelry pieces are made of (1830–1870s)?
Mysterious world of the Orient
March the 12th, 2016
Mysterious world of the Orient always tempted painters and writers of the 19th century. Along with constructing increasingly efficient and fast means of transport, the alien world was opening, but it was opening gradually...
March the 8th, 2016
All of us, dear women – splashy, loud-speaking... silent and gentle... proud as a goddess... Each and every one of us – charming and unique!
Half a year from the day when “Filigrania” was born
March the 5th, 2016
Today… Half a year from the day when “Filigrania” was born. A long way or a short way? What should I say...
Chopin plays for the Radziwiłłs
March the 1th, 2016
Today is not only the first day of spring, but also Frederyk Chopin's 206th birthday anniversary...
The Most Elegant Clothing of the 19th Century
February the 24th, 2016
In which fashion aspect do you think Great Britain excelled in the 19th century and had an impact on Paris itself?..
February the 9th, 2016
Do you know what do Mardi Gras and... the ball season of the 19th century aristocrats have in common?
January the 31st, 2016
Today, on January the 31st, 219 years ago (in 1797), Austrian Composer Franz Schubert, now regarded as one of the greatest composers of late Classical and early Romantic eras, was born...
Beauty test according to Norbekov
January the 26th, 2016
Let’s close our eyes and visualize as clearly as we can ourselves being the most perfect, most beautiful inside and outside, as if we have occurred in some magic world where everything is possible. Let’s imagine and try to remember it!..
January the 20th, 2016
While these charming ladies are listening – to some opera of Rossini or Donizetti, maybe?.. – let‘s sit in the box next to them for a moment...
Antoine-Émile Plassan's painting “A Tasty Treat”
January the 14th, 2016
What a graceful and playful painting! And it also vividly depicts the spirit of an old house which I attempted to paint in words for my newly created jewelry sets "Out of Antique Box" and "Scent of Wax"...
Elegant still life with flowers
January the 4th, 2016
New year, new morning, new inspiration... New possibilities!
Carmen Duchesse de Montmorency
December the 19th, 2015
It is so fascinating to discover how hairdressing follows the fashion and the silhouette of dress...
December the 14th, 2015
Getting ready for festive evening... Which hairstyle to choose?
November the 20th, 2015
Sometimes, while looking at some old dusty piano, silent for many years, I am sudenly enchanted by the thought that it will start playing,..
November the 13th, 2015
A little bit of fresh summer air in such a windy weather...
November the 5th, 2015
One could talk for ages about this woman - Elizabeth, Empress of Austria (Sisi)... Many films are created about her, many books written...
October the 31st, 2015
It is an interesting coincidence that tomorrow, shortly before All Saints' Day, British will celebrate the 220th birth anniversary of John Keats, English Romantic poet. For this occasion, we found a picture telling us a spine-chilling story of endless love and sorrow...
October the 26th, 2015
Have a look at this picture full of toned down autumnal colours, full of dreamy, languishing mood. What story does it tell you?..
Trakai castle and Palanga at the Baltic sea
October the 22nd, 2015
Two paintings by Napoleon Orda (1807–1883), first of them depicting the ruins of Trakai castle and the second Palanga at the Baltic sea...
October the 20th, 2015
We found and would like to share wonderful paintings of Frederic Edwin Church (1826-1900), where the moods of romanticism pervade. Here is one of them...
Portrait of Elisabeth-Ann Haryet
October the 19th, 2015
Pearls and finest lace has always been the privilege of the noble women...
October the 14th, 2015
Here the most subtle handmade lace was born, so honorably worn by noble ladies...
October the 13th, 2015
Isn't it the most beautiful garden, still remembered by the gardens and orchards of our grandmothers?..
October the 12th, 2015
It is truly amazing to see fresh flowers in a woman's coiffure...
Vase of Flowers on a stone table
October the 9th, 2015
Enchanting Flemish beauty...
October the 8th, 2015
Silk, lace, the language of flowers...
A peacock and doves in a garden
October the 7th, 2015
Moments from our first photo session
October the 5th, 2015
In the first entry of our diary we would like to share some moments from last year’s (October 2014) photo session, or, rather, the moments of its backstage.