Artist-engraver & wood-carver: Beloborodov V.M.
Fitter: Nikitin D.G.
Stock assembler: Shushakov V.N.
Name: «The First Snow»
Year of manufacture: 1999
Materials used: Silver, Gold
Technique: “Frost” notching of precious metals.
Description: Left and right side: a wormwood herb made of silver and a twig of an ash berry made of
gold and placed over the “hoar-frost”, decorated with golden grains. A golden partridge is depicted on the floor-plate.
The trigger guard features a golden ash berry twig with the “frost”. Wood carving: pine tree branches with cones,
along with delicate herbal ornament.
Location: Museum of the L. Vassev Gunsmith School, FGUP “Izhevsky Mekhanichesky Zavod”.