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65,000 Swarovski crystals for Marylin by Claire Milner

65,000 Swarovski crystals for Marylin by Claire Milner

Diamonds are a Girl’s best friend but Swarovski crystals are definitely a temptation that any women would accept. Claire Milner is a Global artist who’s work have been highlighted through amazing celebrities portraits made of true Swarovski crystals. Her latest work: A portrait of Marilyn Monroe for RnB Artist Rihanna. Claire Milner is a British artist. She started her career as Graphist and freelancer illustrator. From her background, we could feel that color and texture become 2 leitmotivs. So it was quite natural that she decided to leave illustration towards a more multi-sensorial approach of art. She developed an interesting technique with paper collage, mosaic and Swarovski crystal portraits. After doing different celebrities portraits from Obama, to Amy Winehouse up to Laurel and Hardy, last year her work got to a different level of notoriety thanks to a special order from RnB singer Rihanna. A huge portrait of Marylin Monroe…

Alexis Buehrer, luxury timeless sets

Alexis Buehrer, luxury timeless sets

Born in Switzerland in 1984, Céline Alexis Buehrer is a contemporary jewels and sets creator, all hand made by herself. She presents now a beautiful, slightly poetic collection of different sets made from craft techniques called I MADE IT FOR YOU. 2007, after a second year at Haute Ecole d’Art and Design in Geneva, she has a first experience in Montreal and in Paris for Anne Valérie Hash. After her diploma, she wins the prestigious Federal Swiss prize for Design with a set collection called “MY WIFE IS BIG MARY”. Since then, she has developed different lines but above all taylor-made works for special orders. Now she presents her new collection called I MADE IT FOR YOU. It is all about a certain idea of Back to luxury basics. Hand-made, she masters crafted techniques and traditional know-hows at the service of a Taylor-made approach. These works are based on a…