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Emilia Kiknadze
Nationality: 
polish
Gender: 
Female
Birth Date: 
1902
Birth Place: 
Eastern Poland
Death Date: 
1985
Death Place: 
San Francisco
Settling in England after escaping a Siberian labor camp, she capitalized on the lack of luxury materials after WWII to create a body of jewlery work in simple materials which gained her a large following. The pieces were particularly popular at the time of Queen Elizabeth II's coronation.She was also a recognized painter and sold her work in the US. Donor is the artist's daughter.