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Amber Chariot

One of the stories is that ambers are fossilized tears of Heliad, Faeton's sisters who was the son of the sun god. Harald Popkiewicz inspired by mythical history and sunny stone, created a unique object that can be admired in our Museum. Spring has come to the Amber Museum, due to a sunny chariot by Harald Popkiewicz, illuminating the Museum. "Chariot" was created in 2006. By […]

Sophisticated simplicity and elegance in Eugeniusz Salwierz

From the piece of "Baltic gold" extracts what is most valuable under its surface Eugeniusz Salwierz is a Krakow artist. He started with creating jewelry made of acrylic glass. Later he switched to amber, and his love for him was born in the mid-90s from the Dominican Fairs in Gdańsk. In the book "Amber not only on the Baltic", in conversation with Anna Sado [...]

Maze according to Andrzej Boss

The Amber Museum is in possession of the symbol of the search for a target. His amber decorations have been breaking the canons for years. As he himself says in his book, Bursztyn not only on the Baltic Sea - "I do what is playing in my soul. My goal is, above all, to look for my own way, avoid labeling, telling about jewelry in a different language each time". The Amber Museum has one [...]

Head of the Crucified Christ carved in amber

A real work of art, characterized by timeless beauty and character. The beauty and warmth of amber has been appreciated for centuries. Its unique forms and warm color inspire to create not only jewelry, but also incredible sculptures, framed in golden frames like the one referred to in this article. The amber version of "Crucified Christ" was made by the family [...]

Geometric jewelry forms

A few words about the work of Joachim Sokólski. Joachim Sokólski was born in 1946 in Warsaw. In the years 1966-1972 he studied at the Faculty of Interior Design of the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw. Sokólski was an outstanding creator of artistic and unique jewelry. In the years 1973-1985, the artist took part in over one hundred collective and individual exhibitions in Poland and abroad. Works of Joachim Sokólski [...]

Agapė - a new exhibit

The Amber Museum at this year's Amber Trip in Lithuania has acquired a new exhibit, thus enriching its collection. Author: Reimundas Padleckas, Vilnius, Lithuania. Object: "Agapė" Materials: amber, walnut shell, fork - found in Klaipeda, in the attic of an old house, comes from the period of World War I-II. Plate - the inheritance of the artist's grandfather, comes from pre-war times. Knife - comes from the beginning of the XX [...]

A woman according to Mariusz Drapikowski

The sculpture of a woman that can be admired at the exhibition at the Amber Museum belongs to a limited collection inspired by the beauty and harmony of the female body. It was created in the 90s of the last century under the influence of cooperation with the famous sculptor Jacek Sumeradzki. "There were literally a few of these sculptures, each one was different, but each had a characteristic elongated figure, each in a style referring to [...]

Pegasus - god of thunder

At the Amber Museum in Krakow, you can admire the sculpture of the winged horse of Krzysztof Jacek Sumeradzki. In Greek mythology, it was believed that the Pegasus was born from the blood of a jellyfish, which spurted when Perseus cut off her head. Krzysztof Jacek Sumeradzki is a contemporary artist-sculptor, graduate of the Post-Secondary Advertising Studio in Ciechanów, a member of the Creative Work Association in Ciechanów and the Association of Polish Artists [...]

The amber version of Leonardo da Vinci's "Lady with a Weasel"

It is a real and unique work of art, distinguished by its lasting beauty and timeless character. Currently, the painting of the Lady with a Weasel can be admired not only in Wawel, where it is exhibited during the renovation of its home Czartoryski Museum in Krakow, but also in the Krakow Amber Museum. The beauty of amber has been appreciated for many centuries. It is a "stone" remembering the earliest history. [...]

Amber + silver = unique

The combination of amber and silver is so common that it often smacks of banality. However, in the hands of a creative creator, he can become a work of art. As in the case of Tomasz Ogrodowski and his ring, Amber and Silver from 1998. The ring, which was created almost 20 years ago, still surprises and impresses with the concept referring to the trend of constructivism. Of course, decorative value [...]

Popkiewicz - a family fascination with amber

Amber in this family has been collected for generations. First by my father and now also by my sons. The art studio, which Harald Popkiewicz creates with his sons, has existed since 1973. They design and make artistic jewelry and spatial forms in amber and silver. In 1983, Harald Popkiewicz received the title of master of arts and crafts, while [...]

A precursor of the trend for natural forms in jewelry

In the collection of the Amber Museum, you can admire the beauty and simplicity of amber in the products of the Krakow artist Maryna Lewicka-Wala. Maria Lewicka-Wala lived in 1941-2011. A geologist by profession. However, her real passion was jewelry - she began to create it from 1974. She was also fascinated by the design of clothes made of natural fabrics, sculpting and photography. From 1978, she belonged to the Polish Association [...]

Winged horse = god of thunder

Greek mythology says that the winged horse was born of jellyfish blood. And what inspired KJSumeradzki when creating this sculpture? Krzysztof Jacek Sumeradzki is a contemporary artist-sculptor, graduate of the Post-Secondary Advertising Studio in Ciechanów, member of the Creative Work Association in Ciechanów and the Association of Polish Artists of Polish Applied Arts in Warsaw. He probably inherited his love of art from his mother who was [...]

Copy of Princess Sibyl's necklace

At the Amber Museum in Krakow, you can see a unique exhibit: a copy of the amber necklace of the Duchess of Brest. Performing it, Marta Włodarska discovered that the original from 1610 exhibited in the Castle Museum in Malbork is not at all ... The history of this discovery may not be as fascinating as the novels of Dan Brown, but certainly very interesting - especially [...]