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Publications

Ownerbreeder: June 2019

Comparison to jewellery legend Faberge is not to be taken lightly, especially as a Russian, when one’s imperial heritage is so interwoven with the craftsmanship of the French jeweller....

russianroulette.eu : ДИЗАЙНЕР ЗНАМЕНИТОСТЕЙ ISABELL KRISTENSEN

«ЧЕТВЕРО ДЕТЕЙ ПОМОГЛИ МНЕ СОЗДАТЬ ДОМ МОДЫ»   Изабель Кристенсен родом из Дании. Основательница дома моды для высшего общества (socialite designer), создательница линии духов, мать четверых детей и частая...

Forbes: Beyond Fabergé: Bykovs And Russian Jewelry Renaissance

From the Tsars to the Kardashians, uniqueness outweighs carat-count when it comes to fine jewelry ownership. The demand for statement pieces has powered the evolution of jewelry as a...

Rusmonaco.fr : творческий союз художников-ювелиров

Bykovs’ Jewellery: творческий союз художников-ювелиров Начиная с конца ноября в WinePalace, в здании Яхт-клуба Монако, впервые представлены на постоянной основе ювелирные произведения бренда Bykovs’ Jewellery, созданного выдающимися российскими дизайнерами Быковыми. Геннадий и...

“Plastics in Metal and Stone. Artworks of the Contemporary Masters” State Hermitage Museum special catalogue.

“One of leading St. Petersburg designers are Gennady and Natalia Bykovs…
Bykovs’ artworks are mostly conceptual, reflecting a certain idea by witch the artist’s mind are passionated. The decoration style of the pieces is usually constraint without any excessive details or exaggeration. The color scheme is restrained, and whenever the color is implemented it is always soft and very elegant…
Bykovs were among the first jewellery designers who in 1980’s started to use the techniques of Florentine mosaic in their artworks creating very refined and even lyrical jewellery pieces…
Gennady and Natalia Bykovs willingly apply to the past times where they find inspiration for expressing their feelings. One of their signature items are pendants made in the form of a small purse with the lock on top decorated with diamonds and other precious stones. Such purses have been very popular during the domination of the Art Deco style in the end of XIX – beginning of the XX centuries. Due to the original concept and the top craftsmanship skills those pieces can be attributed to the category of real jewellery masterpieces…”
Marina LOPATO
Doctor of Art History
Head of Contemporary Jewellery Section Department of Western European Applied Art
State Hermitage Museum