Ilgiz Fazulzyanov is known for using unexpected sources of inspiration: curious creations and creatures of nature, eloquent facts of history, remarkable pieces of art, moving lines of poetry. This time it was an onion. More specifically, an onion flower bud: a gentle creation, far from the pungent bitterness of the underground bulb.
The complex, multilayer structure, using the technique of annealing to paint on its voluminous surface, with the vivaciously green tsavorite as the centre stone, was brought to life through a laborious, sweat-inducing (both metaphorically and literally) process.
Sophisticated enamel work is partially covered by thin arches of delicate diamond pave, layering secrecy and enigmatic attraction.
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