Author Archives: Michael Tantsura

  • Leta's Adjustable Chain Lock for Necklaces and Pendants

    Adjustable Chain Lock is Now a Part of All Leta’s Pendants and Necklaces

    Since the beginning of our story, we have been thinking about the necessity of having an ajustable chain lock on our necklaces and pendants. In the case of a pendant on a chain, it is a matter of aesthetics as to how you want to wear your favourite piece – tighter to your neck or closer to the decolatte. It is different and more critical in the case of a necklace as it could turn out to be too big or, the opposite, be so small that you couldn`t easily fasten it.

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  • The Fabergé Museum in Saint Petersburg

    Leta items are now available at Fabergé Museum Store

    We have been planning to present our items in Saint-Petersburg for a long time. Despite the delivery service with a free trying-on option, the important advantage of a jewelry brand is to provide the customer the opportunity for an authentic shopping experience with the ability to receive professional advice from a specialist. Fabergé Museum Store is now the place where you can do it all.

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  • Leta FM

    Leta FM at Telegram

    Last summer we launched Leta FM to share compilations of our favorite music that was playing in our showroom in Moscow. Since then, the project has grown and become less formal at the same time. Together with original mixes being released once per season, we decided to share with you any music that inspires us.

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  • Ural Forests

    “Saving the Planet” – New Section on Our Website

    Today we launch “Saving the Planet” section on our site. There we have tried to express our opinion on the environmental problems that humanity has faced and about the way in which we do not shy away from them.

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  • Behind the Scenes: Designing a Jewelry Collection

    Behind the Scenes: Designing a Jewelry Collection

    Looking at the windows of jewelry stores, have you ever thought about the journey each product does before appearing on the stand? Today we will tell you everything about jewelry design, share insights and introduce you to all production stages: from a sketch to a final product.

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  • Leta FM Mix One

    Leta FM – Mix One

    Our showroom guests often get curious about the music that plays in the background all day. When creativity is the main source of your vitality, it is not limited to just one thing: photography or jewelry design, journalism or architecture. For us music is a form of art and self-expression, just like jewelry is.

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  • Baltic seal near the coast of the Gulf of Finland

    Charity Project Along with the Friends of the Baltic Seal Fund

    Currently there are no more than two hundred Baltic ringed seals in the Gulf of Finland, and forty years ago the region was inhabited by several thousand species. The subspecies are on the brink of extinction here in the Russian Federation, and if we don’t take urgent measures, these rare sea mammals will disappear from the Gulf of Finland. Our charity project along with the Friends of the Baltic Seal is a great chance to tell about the existing problem and possible ways to solve it.

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  • Ambery is now Leta

    In our collections we mainly focused on amber, but we feel that in the future we definitely would like to try new ideas and combinations. Amber will still remain the cornerstone of our jewelry story, but today it will have a new name, not limited to its «amber» side. Leta is the same jewelry pieces with an architectural history, the same neat style and the same impeccable service, the same website and the same best team in the world. But with a new name.

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  • History, Types and Colors of Amber

    History, Types and Colors of Amber

    Amber is one of the oldest gemstones people know since paleolithic era. There have been many theories regarding amber origin. Roman author Pliny the Elder (1st century AD) was the first scientist to prove that amber is a fossilized tree resin. He paid attention to the fact that when burning amber emits smoke and smells with resin. Today organic origin of amber is generally recognized.

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  • Chinese-language Version of Ambery Launched

    Chinese-language Version of Ambery Launched

    China’s progress toward online shopping is more important than ever for us in the wake of our mission to bring modern design to amber jewelry industry and expand Russian retail export and also our focus to give people in every country better shopping experience on our site.

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  • The History of Russian Amber, Part 3: The Future

    The final part of our story about Russian amber and its history. The main problem of amber industry today is processing. Without having significant amber reserves, Baltic States and Poland have won recognition as “amber capitals” thanks to their craftsmen.

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  • The History of Russian Amber, Part 2: From USSR to Russia

    The History of Russian Amber, Part 2: From USSR to Russia

    We continue our story about Russian amber and its history. Economic crisis of 1980’s interrupted the plant’s success story. Raw materials prices dropped considerably due to overproduction of oil.

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  • The History of Russian Amber, Part 1: The Beginning

    The History of Russian Amber, Part 1: The Beginning

    You can’t find much information about amber industry on the Internet. When we came up with an idea to create a store selling jewelry made of Baltic amber, we decided to delve into the subject by researching information about its origin, types and varieties.

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