Fashion for Malachite, Malachite in Fashion


The interest in malachite as a symbol had been gradually formed throughout the   XIX century. The beginning of the next century attracted North America to the stone. In the mid-XX century, the designers turned to malachite as the basis for making recognizable prints that benefited from the gorgeous material with less expensive means. At the beginning of the XXI century, the fashion for malachite print has been restored, gradually comprising an increasing number of fashion designers. The interest in the color and pattern of the stone can become one of the starting points for the promotion of the Urals.

Keywords: malachite, fashion, Tony Duquette, Fornasetti, Dolce & Gabbana, Christian Louboutin, Monique Lhuillier

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