I never say 'you cannot do this' and 'you cannot do that' to myself — I just imagine and find a way to bring something to life», Ilgiz F.
said to VO + in a recent interview. So He has done while working on his new jewelry collection
, which is inspired by the designer spring trip to the city Samarkand
. The bright cupolas of mosques and mausoleums, the rich colours and designs of the encaustic tiles, the high blue skies, the sweetness of the fruit, the smells and tastes of spices, the wealth of legends and sagas find a new aesthetic reinterpretation in the new 60 jewels
created for the collection which is simply called Samarkand
The blue colour
of the sky and the cupolas of the ancient mosques are transformed into turquoise and turquoise-coloured enamel while the rubies, Ural emeralds, sapphires and diamonds play the role of rich colour accents