AKK Unique Gifts

I have a weakness for an extraordinary hand work and I would like to share it with you.

I have a friend in Winnipeg, Canada. His name is Jaroslav Vydra and he is a master of engraving. He has been commissioned to crate works for several dignitaries and celebrities, including the former United States President George H. W. Bush, His Royal Highness The Earl of Wessex (also known as Prince Edward), and California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and his wife Maria Shriver.

Jaroslav Vydra was born in Czechoslovakia, same as me. Czechoslovakia (after 1993 known as the Czech Republic) is a very small country but many famous people were born there like Jaromir Jagr, Martina Navratilova, Ivana Trump, Ivan Lendl, Milos Forman (director of movie One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Hair, Valmont, Amadeus etc.) or professor Otto Wichterle best known for his invention of modern soft eye contact lenses. Also doctor Bohdan Pomahac (if I would translate his name it would be "Godgiven Helper") is very famous all over the world. He transplants new faces to those who lost them in some terrible accidents. I mustn't forget to remind also Antonin Dvorak (composer), Alphons Mucha (painter) or Thomas Bata (shoe magnate). There are many more but it would take many pages to name them all.

Jaroslav's art is really exceptional and breath taking. He works with glass, wood and also metal. His engraved knives, gun-stocks and crystal will amaze you. I can't describe all the beauty because I don't have enough words. It's the best to see his art at:

 

www.aidacrystal.ca

Then you will know what am I talking about.

Enjoy!

Jaroslav Vydra - artist

 

      

Crystal engraving 

 

   

Gun-stock carving 

Knife carving and engraving

Welcome to AKK Unique Gifts online store!

In our store, you always will find something special that you won't be able to find anywhere else. Most of our products are hand made and each of them is created with love and a lot of patience. There is not any other store in USA like ours. Each piece is an original. It's actually impossible to make exactly same two pieces as they are made one by one but that is what makes the product really UNIQUE. Our gingerbread Christmas tree decoration is afordable and you can get an exeptional gift for your loved ones, friends or co-workers. Gingerbread slipper with a little baby is a great present for baby shower, Christening or Baptising, hearts are just perfect for Valentine’s Day, Mother's Day, wedding or wedding shower. Small hearts with names of bride and groom will remind your special day to your guests as they make cute favors. You also will find here a very unusual wall art – pictures painted with COFFEE. This remarkable fine art will bring a warm atmosphere to your house. Our extraordinary scarves and necklaces are suitable for girls and women of any age. You can add a slider with pendant and create a jewel from them. Come and visit our online store to see...