This year marks Ilgiz Fazulzyanov’s 25th year in the jewelry business. The Russian artist, who is famed for his exquisite depictions of nature in enamel, has celebrated the milestone with a new collection incorporating translucent, faceted quartz.
“I have always been fascinated by those vintage carved cupboards with thick glass doors that reveal the treasures stored inside. There is something mystical and fairytale-like about them,” he says. Here, tiny swallows, first cut out in gold and then painted in enamel, have been sandwiched between pieces of quartz that serve as a magnifying lens to his artistry.