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Kira Koktysh Art Jewelry comes full circle: Mushroom–the Other Kind of Fruit

“Nature is the best Artist”   Staking her claim yet again, as premiere nature jeweler, artist Kira Koktysh has installed the final link to the chain of her Botanical Metamorphosis series: First Seeds to Blooms, then Leaves and Fruits, and now—Mushrooms! The final link—Mushrooms: The Other Fruit—bridges the seasonal life-to-death motif.   Remarkably mysterious organisms, […]

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“Contrasts of Spring” Art Exhibition

“Contrasts of Spring” vernissage at Caelum Gallery Thursday night was a perfect entry into spring. Presented by the International Art Alliance, and curated by Tatyana Borodina, select paintings, designs, photographs and jewelry by 14 notable artists triggered the opening of this season’s fractal-flowers. Albeit textiles, gemstones, feathers, architecture, paintings and more—various branches of creativity focalized around […]

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Botanical Metamorphosis: Nature Jewelry by Kira Koktysh

“Nature is the best Artist”   Aphrodite’s spring meets the Garden of Eden through Kira Koktysh’s nature-inspired jewelry. She employs her signature Swarovski crystals and natural stones unto mesmerizing fig, mushroom, leaves and flowers moldings. Imbued with an Earth-toned color palette—olive greens, deep purples, burgundy, brown, rich browns—Kira evokes the mysterious laws of Nature. She […]