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Darja Popolitova is a jewellery artist. She has been studyng in 2011 Metals and Jewellery at Bratislava and now doing her MA/Jewellery and Blacksmithing at Estonian Academy of Arts.
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    Jewelum — Tallinn, Estonia
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I was grown in artistic family. I used to see how my father creates assemblages using wood and semiprecious stones. Also his passion to collect old things induced me to stay in his working place to play with the tools or to dress my self into antique dresses. These childhood memories and feelings became a miniatur… Read More
I was grown in artistic family. I used to see how my father creates assemblages using wood and semiprecious stones. Also his passion to collect old things induced me to stay in his working place to play with the tools or to dress my self into antique dresses. These childhood memories and feelings became a miniature of my today's perception.

I would easily see my jewellery in a theatre space. Actors could play roles, where jewellery could be worn by a skinny princess or water nymph.

I concentrate on psychological and philosophical reflection, person's inner feelings and its projection to reality, using different materials like silver, iron, wood, silicon, leather, stones.

My aim is to create whimsical pieces that could enchant and make the viewer think and dream.Every piece is a character that creates a story. Read Less
Darja has also launched a Start-up called JEWELUM with two colleagues. It is online store, where a special selection of modern jewelry made by talented designers and craftsmen from different corners of the world.
Member since: Mar 2, 2013