High Jewelry favorites, summer 2021

SURREAL GENERATION paid great and committed attention to the sequence of releases in the new High Jewelry collections. Now, that the waves have died down, our jewelry expert Evgenia Pukhaeva is glad to share some insights about her three favorite picks. Each jewelry Maison has its distinctive aesthetic that has evolved over the years. The heritage makes the fundament of it: iconic designs and stories … Continue reading High Jewelry favorites, summer 2021

She is on fire

Christina Rusu, Editor-in-Chief of SURREALGENERATION, was inspired to work on this photo project by the words of David Webb: “Beautiful women and jewels are synonymous. Rarely do you see a woman so beautiful that accents of jewelry do not flatter her physical beauty and the costume she chooses… Today, a woman is not looking for just a bracelet, clip, or a ring, but a jewel … Continue reading She is on fire

Letter from Evgenia Pukhaeva

Dear readers, in these weird covid-times, we’ve made it to get to the 4th issue of SURREAL GENERATION still full of enthusiasm and inspiration. Apparently, the pandemic has slowed down, and life is moving back step by step toward normality. Restaurants, museums, and galleries are reopening their doors, and we can even consider traveling. As you know, SURREAL GENERATION is happily based in Italy. Thus, … Continue reading Letter from Evgenia Pukhaeva

Art exhibitions in Rome, summer 2021

After a long covid-pause, museums and galleries in Rome have finally reopened their halls. Touch the wood. Surreal Generation has prepared a short selection of art exhibitions in Rome for the upcoming summer. Archaeology Now, a personal exhibition of Damien Hirst, is on at Galleria Borghese. Over 80 objects from two series were inserted between the pieces of the permanent collection throughout the halls of … Continue reading Art exhibitions in Rome, summer 2021

Haku in Hong Kong

“In one of the fastest-growing cities in the world, Hong Kong, there is a restaurant with a Japanese heart – Haku, which translates as “things from abroad”. A young and talented chef – Rob Drennan – leads the kitchen, realizing his ideas and demonstrating amazing skills in researching and using a vast array of ingredients. The tasting menu is a journey of eleven, creatively presented … Continue reading Haku in Hong Kong

Letter from Christina Rusu

Dear friends, Thank you for being with us and welcome to all the new readers. It sounds strange, but this is our first release with no covid restrictions. The virus has changed our lives so much that what I hope, in this ever-changing situation, is that we have all become better at understanding our priorities. I’d be delighted if our summer edition provided inspiring prompts … Continue reading Letter from Christina Rusu

Baccarat Pop Ring vol. 2

Adorable candies! – these words came to my mind after the first look at the new Baccarat rings collection.  These are good old Baccarat Pop Rings redesigned by Jaime Hayon. Jaime Hayon is one of the most influential creators of the last decade, according to Wallpaper Magazine, and one of the most creative icons as Times magazine says. The new collection includes 4 rings of … Continue reading Baccarat Pop Ring vol. 2

Iconic Designs. Cartier

SURREAL GENERATION continues the Iconic Designs series with a second chapter devoted to the house of Cartier. Panthère Panthère de Cartier is probably the most recognizable and desirable animal in the jewelry zoo. Firstly introduced in 1914 as an onyx-spotted panther-pattern female wristwatch, this cat has never left the Maison ever since and found its place in collections of the Duchess of Windsor, Daisy Fellowes, … Continue reading Iconic Designs. Cartier