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The Sakha (Yakutia) Republic , Мирный

Memorial complex 'Viluy Ring'

Мемориальный комплекс «Вилюйское кольцо»
Мемориальный комплекс «Вилюйское кольцо»
Was opened on September 7, 2005. It is devoted to the 50 anniversary of the diamond industry and Mirnyi's city. The right to cut a symbolical tape has been granted to pioneers of the Yakut diamonds - Yelagina E. N., Schukin V. N., Sarsadskyh N. N., Avdeenko V.P., Spiridonov N. N. According to the chief architect of institute ‘Yakutniproalmaz’ Mironov S. V., it is only a small part of a complex which will include squares, the granite embankment, the boat station.
The huge, smoothly rising in height, broken off on the one hand circle symbolizing walls of the diamond field tube. In the foreground a group sculpture in human growth - the conductor sitting on a deer - the Evenk and the following pioneers of Yakut diamonds L. Popugayev and the worker F. Belikov. On a background, on distant standing the black column from the polished stone which the small gilded figure of the woman in a traditional Yakut dress – Hotun - Vilyuy crowns (Madam Vilyuy) aspires into the sky. Rest of the landlady of Vilyuy is protected by the heads of lions and eagles looking in four parts of the world. The inside of the Vilyuysk ring is decorated with the bas-reliefs hanged on walls representing everyday life of pioneers – diamond miners. Sculptors: E. Pakhomov, Katz, Yakhtin (casting - Gochiyaev). Bas-reliefs - Plant of monumental decorative art (Moscow) - authors A. V. Yakimenko, G. A. Nikitina. 

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Address: The Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Mirninskiy district, Mirniy city


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