Friday, October 21, 2011

Heavy on Fashion Goes to The Alex Soldier Showroom

Hey everyone! I had a great opportunity to visit the The Alex Soldier Showroom in New York City. I became familiar with Alex Soldier at a private showcase in New York City. When I received a email from Maria Soldier, Executive Director of the Alex Soldier Showroom, to come and check out the Alex Soldier collection in New York City. I was honored.

Alex Soldier has a vast collection of jewelry and artwork that is exceptional in craftsmanship and quality. From unique luxury jewelry with exotic diamonds and precious stone designed for the rich and famous to awards for Royalty. Alex is a creator and a example of true artistry in the world of luxury.

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Here is one of my favorite piece from Alex's collection. This starfish ring is full of precious stones including diamonds. The best thing some of Alex Soldiers' pieces is that are interchangeable. Each piece has a custom key for each interchangeable piece.  They can be a ring or a pin. I believe the company is also working on making these pieces into hair accessories. How cool is that?!

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You Guys know that I am a huge fan of cuffs so when I saw this new piece from Alex, I almost lost it. I love the detail etching and the use of rose gold. I have to say that rose gold is great way to bring color to a outfit. 

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I love the detailing that Alex showcases in his work. I also like the fact that every piece is one of a kind and made in the US! 

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This diamond encrusted cuff was so bright, it was crazy. I love the Silver collection from Alex. It is smart, bold, and can be worn with just about anything. Whether you are going out to the mall or to a red carpet event, the silver collection is a versatile collection. I can not wait to my wrist on these fabulous cuffs! Luxury never looked so good. 

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Though I love all the precious stone rings, this one ring spoke to me. I love the marbleize look. It  have a ancient roman/greek feel. This is a great look for any season. 

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These necklaces are classic and memorable. They have such an antique feel to them. Very Vintage! 

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Here is Maria Executive director and daughter of Alex Soldier Modeling a necklace. I love the length and how you can wear this with anything.  I am a sucker for long necklaces! 

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The Silver collection from Alex Soldier is a must.

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 These are the hottest dog tags I have ever seen. 



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Alex very first sculpture made at the age of 14.  According to Maria, Alex used his mother's jewelry to make this work of art. Needless to say that Alex mom ,at the time, was not to happy with the use of her gems to be his artwork. 
I love this statue. It a great example how creative Alex Soldier was at such a young age. 

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La Divina, 1997 -Commissioned by the Ardani Artists for 125th Anniversary of Sergei Pavlovich Diaghilev—the greatest ballet impresario and founder of the "Russian Seasons" abroad in the beginning of the 20th Century 

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 Alex Soldier was commissioned both the Nureyev in Le Corsaire and the Nureyev Resting (After Rehearsal)  in 1998 to create these mini-sculptures by the Russian World Gallery for the 60th Anniversary of Rudolf Nureyev.  Rudolf Nureyev was one of the most celebrated ballet dancers of the 20th century.

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Alex Soldier was commissioned to make "Gloria" in 1997 by the Russian World Gallery to create a special gift for one of the greatest cellists and conductors of the twentieth century, Mstislav L. Rostropovich for his 70th birthday. 



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The Dancing Man (2000) - A gift for Tonino Guerra’s 80th birthday. Tonino Guerra is an famous Italian poet, writer and screenwriter.

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The Nabokov’s Butterfly, 2001


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Alex Soldier was commissioned to make "The Princess Grace Award" in 2009 for the Princess Grace Foundation-USA. 


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The Diamond Pin, 2000

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Alex Soldier was commissioned to make the The Blessing (1999) by Prince Sherbatov, the President of the Russian Nobility Association in New York, as a gift to the Great Patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church, Alexei II. 

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 Alex Soldier was commissioned to create a statuette called Golden Elf, Triumph Award in 1996
 to symbolize the Russian Independent Prize for encouragement of achievements in art, music, film and literature.

Special Thanks to The Alex Soldier Showroom and Executive Director Maria Soldier. 


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9 comments :

  1. Malan,

    Wow, it must have been a job to go to his showroom the pieces are fabulous, wish I could have gone with you. You did a great job of displaying his work and telling us about him. Thanks.

    Happy blogging,
    Jenn

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  2. Oh my goodness these pieces are stunning!!!

    PS. thx for your comment on my blog and I would like to follow each other if you like. Hope to hear from you soon.


    <3 Marina
    Fashion.MakeUp.LifeStyle

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  3. As a man, I'm not into jewelry by nature, but this stuff is incredible. It really is amazing how some creative minds lean towards certain avenues more than others. Pretty awesome.

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  5. Amazing! I love big, blingin' jewelry!!!

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  6. I'm in awe of every single piece of jewellry you've displayed. What a stunning collection!
    Fab blog by the way,

    Lydia

    http://www.stylishshenanigans.com/

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  7. @everyone - I am so happy everyone enjoy the post. I love Alex Soldier work and I wanted others who may not be familiar with his craftsmanship and artistic ability.

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  8. I love the cuffs! Thanks for commenting on my blog xx

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