« 2023. # 2 (170)

The Ethnology Notebooks. 2023. № 2 (170), 435—441


DOI https://doi.org/10.15407/nz2023.02.435


LUTS Serhii

  • ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7248-230x
  • PHd in Arts,
  • Senior Lecturer of the Department of Fine and Decorative Arts
  • and Restoration of Works of Art of the Kamianets-Podilskyi
  • Ivan Ohiienko National University,
  • 61, Str. Ogienko, 32300, Kamyanets-Podilsky, Ukraine,
  • Contacts: e-mail: luts_s@ukr.net

Abstract. The article examines the aspects of modern jewelry design on the example of the creative activity of the artist-designer Hanna Polkova in one of the leading Ukrainian jewelry companies Lobortas.

The aim of the work is to reveal aspects of the work of the Ukrainian artist-designer Hanna Polkova, analyzing the basic principles of design and methods of shaping modern jewelry on the example of her work at the Lobortas CjH company.

The methodology of research is to apply a complex methodology, which is formed from a combination of a number of scientific methods: interviewing, structural-typological, analytical-descriptive, imaginative-stylistic analysis.

Scientific novelty. The research analyzed the aspects that form a complex of characteristic individual techniques and principles of artistic and constructive form-making in the work of the artist-designer Hanna Polkova, which to some extent reflects the specificity of creative processes and the peculiarities of the concept of the artistic system of the leading Ukrainian jewelry company Lobortas CjH, as well as development trends of modern Ukrainian jewelry art and design in general.

Conclusions. It has been established that the main factors of successful progress and high professional results are the original methods of building an artistic and constructive system of creating jewelry items, which are based on the formation of individual principles of work. In particular, it was found that thanks to the specificity of design, which is characterized by the use of analytical techniques of architectural thinking, in the process of directly creating the composition of a jewelry product, experimental and research methods of form formation are systematically and comprehensively carried out at all stages of the creative process.

Keywords: Hanna Polkova, Lobortas CjH, Ukrainian mo dern jewelry, design, system, concept, architectural principles, method, shaping.

Received 6.03.2023


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