+44 (0) 1937 584 654


Faberge Cubed!

Andrew Geoghegan Designer engagement rings & fine jewellery by award winning Andrew Geoghegan

Russian high jewellery brand Faberge has unveiled a collection of one-off, couture jewellery designs inspired by Fauvism and Constructivism at BaselWorld 2011. Described as “In tune with the Bauhaus and Cubism, the striking Constructivism capsule collection includes the Dissonance earrings and a chunky white gold bangle with enamel, diamonds and Russian demantoid garnets aquamarines, sapphires, Paraiba tourmalines and beryls. The new designs are said to be inspired by the art of Rodchenko and Popova. Faberge also showed a more organic collection inspired by Fauvism, as part of its wider Les Fabuleuses collection. Les Fauves showed off sparkling couture jewellery, taking inspiration from Russian painting, literature, music and ballet, inspired by the work of Diaghilev – with whom Carl Faberge was acquainted – Stravinsky, Nijinsky, Malevich and Kandinsky and Matisse.It is said that Ballet Russes dancers were regularly gifted Faberge jewellery by admirers, and often danced on stage wearing Faberge diamond-set tiaras. Les Fauves collection is, as a result, a fluid collection taking the colours and shapes of the ballet and artistic movements of the early 1900s.

via ProfessionalJeweller.com.

Like many art students, Cubism and Bauhaus were particular movements that inspired me so these Faberge earrings really caught my eye. Where as there is a trend with jewellery to really emphasise the three dimensional nature of the forms, these pieces reverse that trend. The two dimensional aspect of the earrings are the first thing that hit you – clever and beautifully resolved jewellery!

Join Us

If you would like us to keep you informed about new collections, up and coming events and special offers, simply fill in the quick form below. All the information you provide is held in our secure database and we will never pass your personal data to anyone else. Information obtained is solely for use by Andrew Geoghegan.

Get in Touch

If you have a question about any of our British Engagement Rings, Wedding Rings, Eternity Rings or any of our award winning fine jewellery, even about commissioning a bespoke piece of jewellery, please contact us on the details below and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

Email: info@andrewgeoghegan.com
Telephone: +44 (0) 1937 584 654

Follow Us

Follow us on the following social channels  to find out what we’re creating and news about our award winning British Engagement Rings and unique fine jewellery. We love to hear your comments about our collection and if you own a piece of AG, please share images of you and your beloved!

[hatchbuck form="Drop-a-Hint"]