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PARIS. Valentin Yudashkin took for the idea motives of the world-famous Amber Room in the development of the autumn-winter collection of clothes for women 2015-2016. It was presented at the high fashion week held in Paris. The collection was the second in the bill, developed in close cooperation with the famous Russian couturier with the Kaliningrad Amber Combine.
Yudashkin shared his impressions of the work and stressed the importance of the noble stone in its creation. The designer called amber «an interesting creation of nature, possessing an extraordinary variety of colors, the richest history of processing.» The mystery of the eighth wonder of the world has been exciting for a dozen years, as representatives of creative professions, and ordinary people. Inspired by the mystery of the disappearance of the unique Amber Room, the couturier set out to remind his contemporaries of the lost treasure, of the elegant era when a rare and noble stone was at the height of fashion, from which exquisite and expensive decorations were created in the form of brooches, necklaces, furnishings, etc.
Almost three centuries ago, German craftsmen created for the Prussian monarch Frederick I, who later became famous for the magnificent room, famous for the excellent panels and panels, luxurious interior products made of amber, were donated to Peter I and became one of the best decorations of the imperial residence. In 1941, at the very beginning of the Second World War, the treasure was taken out by the German conquerors to Koenigsberg, and in 1945, after their retreat, the amber masterpiece in the Royal Castle was not found. Since then, his whereabouts remain a mystery to everyone.
Valentin Yudashkin used to create his own design solutions for the Amber Room, embodying them in accessories and decorative ornaments of his unusual collection. It impresses with a wide color range, playing with all the overflows from warm dark orange to a gentle light-noble shade of amber.
Fashion brand Valentin Yudashkin is the most famous in our country, and since 1992 has received a membership in the Parisian Association of High Fashion. Collections and models of this brand are successfully demonstrated on the catwalks of the best fashionable capitals of the world, the brand has won many admirers almost on all continents of the world. The trade mark offers a lot of directions, from pret-a-porter clothing to jewelery, from jeans clothes to personal interior items, etc.
In the future, the designer intends to continue to work together with the Kaliningrad Amber Plant, and plans to create a collection of home accessories. The central element in the design of mirrors, caskets and other items of the interior will be the «sun stone».
Mikhail Zatsepin, who holds the post of general director of the enterprise, noted the increased user demand for amber jewelry and products. He commented on the collection of the renowned designer, whose partnership was deeply appreciated at the combine, promising her grandiose success on the crest of heightened interest in the noble stone. Despite the oblivion to which amber was subjected for several decades, Russian masters have not lost their knowledge of its unique processing.
Zatsepin stressed that in the grandiose plans of the Kaliningrad Combine to make the country the world leader in the field of amber processing. Cooperation with leading jewelers and designers is an excellent marketing move that will play a major role in the return of the noble stone to the world of haute couture.
The foundation of the Kaliningrad Amber Combine took place in the post-war years, last year the enterprise became a part of Rostekh state corporation on the basis of the decree of the President of the Russian Federation. The plant is engaged in industrial extraction of amber near the village of Yantarny. In this area, about 90% of the world’s reserves of «solar stone» are concentrated. The deposit totals about 50 million years and annually from it it is extracted about 300 tons of amber.
In April 2015, Milan will host a large furniture exhibition in which Kaliningrad craftsmen will represent their creations. Among their masterpieces - inlaid with amber furniture, a magnificent panel. The merits of the Kaliningrad amber artists - the graphic artist Igor Isaev and the chairman of the association of the amber industry Alexander Emelyanov - were recognized at the federal level, they became laureates of the RF government prize in the field of culture, along with writers, directors and other representatives of creative professions. The next task of the company’s specialists will be to bring the region to the world level, making it the leader in the processing of valuable amber.
The masters point out that the key to the success of the country’s amber - in striving to create a high-quality final product, no less important - belongs to the skilful organization of the whole process, starting with dealerships and ending with cooperation with research institutes and interaction with the government.
The Amber Combine entered the Association of the Amber Industry, created less than a year ago, together with two dozens of other enterprises. According to Mikhail Zatsepin, the main course of the enterprise is to support the manufacturer offering a quality final product: furniture, jewelry or various amber products that can compete with the leading companies in Lithuania and Poland.
Royal Amber Jewelery - Valentin Yudashkin’s capsule collection No. 1. Her products were readily purchased by prominent fashion industry figures: Anna Vintour, editor-in-chief of VOGUE USA, Tatyana Russia, Ksenia Solovieva and other famous fashion legislators.
The models of the «amber» collection will be available in the flagship Moscow boutique of the famous designer in the summer of 2015.
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