«Poppy Flowers»

Enamel Gold Ring


Collection:Ethnic Patterns

Materials:

gold, enamel.

№ 1107


 

«Poppy Flowers»

Enamel Gold Ring

 

Gold ring with royal jewel enamel “Poppy Flowers” is a part of the collection “Ethnic ornaments” expresses beauty of Ukrainian Galicia, which includes Lviv, Ivano-Frankivsk and Ternopil regions. Lviv is the European motherland of coffee. Besides that it is famous for its cakes and a holiday of traditional Ukrainian embroidered shirts. Lviv residents love and praise the prince Daniel of Galicia, the founder of this wonderful city.

The castle of Zbarazh is now a museum in the Ternopil region. A few centuries ago this castle was admired by Bohdan Chmelnytsky, Ivan Mazepa and Peter the Great. Today the castle keeps cultural heritage of Galicia, it is a place of wonderful expositions, where you can find wedding clothes, tablecloths, arms, ethnic rings and gold decorations.

Embroidered shirts were worn on special occasions by Ukrainian civil and military liders. Among them were Hetmans of Zaporozhian Cossacks Bohdan Chmelnytsky, Petro Sahaydachny, Ivan Mazepa and even the archduke Wilhelm Habsburg. The latter during World War I was the colonel of Legion of Ukrainian Sich Riflemen a great admirer of Ukrainian culture. In the Vienna Kunstkammer there is the “cabinet of curious things”. There is a huge exhibition of medieval, renaissance and baroque jewels collected by the Habsburg dynasty. The Victoria and Albert Museum exhibits copper, silver and gold decorations which also come from the Habsburgs collections.

Today a lot of celebrities wear embroidered clothes. Among them Hollywood stars such as Kate Moss, Nathalie Portman, Milla Jovovich. It is curious that even the boxer Mike Tyson likes embroidered clothes.

Gold enameled ring “Poppy Flowers” is made to underline the embroidered motifs. It is a kind of talisman that reflects individuality of its owner. “Poppy Flowers” is a great present for wedding, birthday or any other remarkable event.