History of the brand: from workshop to jewelry House.
The history of the Alexander Arne Jewelry House goes back to the times of the Imperial Russia. Exactly there, in 1880, the workshops of the famous jeweler Victor Arne began cooperation with the House of Carl Faberge. The joint activity of the two great artists of jewelry art is fruitful: the jewelry pieces are gaining such fame and popularity that even members of the tsar’s family are becoming regular customers of the Maître. The famous three-hour hinge was valued at half a million pounds at an auction by Sotheby’s.
Products of the brand, which saw the light at that time, struck the imagination exquisite technique of execution. Maitre Arne was famous for his unique skill to work with enamel. Using only hot methods of enamel application he was able to imbue his jewelry with an enchanting sheen and a regal splendor. Later, when Alexander Arne took over the reins of the jewelry brand, the House was already widely known in Russia and far beyond its borders. The idea of the founder was not forgotten: his followers only strengthened centuries-old traditions of jewelry art in Russia, improving techniques and experimenting.
Jewellery House today: tradition keeping
The activity of the Jewelry House was interrupted because of the October Revolution. Today, its current owner, Irina Kurbatova, took it upon herself to restore the former glory and traditions and elevate the House to a new level. The Russian jewelry market learned about its new player in 2010. The work of Arne team is aimed first of all at revival of traditions of an old Russian school, but with the use of modern materials and techniques.
The whole stage of jewelry production – from sketch design to packaging – is done in the jewelry house workshops. Individual work with clients is also carried out: development of presents and family jewels. In its creative activity the team of the House is guided by such principles: convenience, originality, functionality and luxury.
Jewelry for all occasions
Today the naughtiness, courage, eternity are the motives of new collections of the brand. The transformers jewelry became popular – a new word in jewelry whims. In a few seconds a stone can be changed in a ring or a necklace can be turned into a bracelet. In the frantic rhythm of modernity such products are very relevant. In a blink of an eye a pendant becomes a hairpin and a necklace delicately wraps around your wrist like a bracelet.
Modern collections of the brand are designed for connoisseurs of elegance and lightness, for fans of experiments and unusual decisions. The decorations from any collection are closely intertwined by their stylistic solution and are in harmony with each other, creating a single ensemble.
The brand produces articles for fashion and every day – bright, enameled bracelets, earrings and rings of white, pink and yellow gold with large multi-colored stones and small diamonds, necklaces, ornate pendants and pendants, hairpins, rings. Such a variety will satisfy the most demanding visitor of the Alexander Arne boutique.