Welcome to the official website of the gunsmith Zhigzhit Bayaskhalanov. Participant of international and all-Russian exhibitions. His works are kept in private collections in Russia and abroad. Honored Artist of the Republic of Buryatia. Member of the Union of Artists of Russia. Member of the Guild of Italian Artists.
Zhigzhit Bayaskhalanov is the author, the creator of exclusive art knives in a hidden style, as well as sculptures laid down in a deep sense.
The author's style is clearly expressed in his works.
Zhigzhit draws ideas for his works from the heritage of his ancestors, inspired by the Buryat epic and borrowing motifs from the national Buryat costume and ornament. For decorating elements of the middle Buryat symbolism, depending on the high level of sacred knowledge, and of course, the inspiration of the servant of the infinitely beautiful and diverse in its forms of nature.
Also, the basis for his work is the works of folk art, the study of the life and customs of ancestors, their beliefs and cults, reading historical books and annals - artifacts of the life of the ancient Mongol-Buryats.
Each of his works begins, like a book, with an idea.
Zhigzhit adopted his penchant for jewelry making from his father, for whom jewelry work is a favorite hobby, doing which he produced a lot of national jewelry items in his life.
Currently, Zhigzhit Bayaskhalanov lives and works in the cultural capital of our country - St. Petersburg. Here he established his Workshop-Studio, where he and his team create these wonderful knives and sculptures.
More recently, Zhigzhit opened a personal gallery in St. Petersburg, as well as in sunny Ulan-Ude, Republic of Buryatia!