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2014, Glasgow's defining year!

For lovers of design and architecture, then Charles Rennie Mackintosh's 'Scotland Street School' museum built between 1903 and 1906 is a shrine to the art nouveau movement and one attraction not to be missed. Similarly, the 'Gallery of Modern Art …

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Reflecting on master silversmith Georg Jensen

Georg Jensen Reflections (published by Rizzoli, £55) documents a series of collaborations which have lead key jewellery and flatware trends throughout the last century. Combining Moss's words with both new … Jensen is widely recognised as the …

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24 hours in… Buenos Aires

Start your day with cafe con leche, then head to neo-classical National Museum of Decorative Arts. There's a French feel to the mansion, built in the early 20th century, which is full of tapestries and European furniture, as well as paintings by El …

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Annual jazz festival swinging into town

WANTED: Rolex & Cartier Watches WANTED: Victorian Jewelry PREMIUMS FOR: Webb, Bulgari & Tiffany WANTED: Unusual Gold Pocket Watches WANTED: All Patek Philippe & Vachemn Constantin Watches Important Brooches WANTED: Fine Cameo & Enamel … call the …

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Travel: Greatness and grandeur of the 'other Barcelona'

Conveniently, we lunch in Santuari de la Misericordia – an art nouveau restaurant beside the church where bride and bridegroom are taking their vows. A horse-drawn carriage waits impatiently outside, hooves tapping, tails swishing in the languid …

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Early expo postcards may generate bidding battles during Oct. 25-26

The classifications include rare hold-to-light and real-photo cards; Uncle Sam Santas, political, Art Nouveau, baseball and other sports; and a broad range of social history themes. Additionally, there are 39 lots of coveted postcards designed by Samuel L.

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Marni Jameson: History as told by the chair

The century started with mission, and arts and craft styles. Chairs' severe lines were a reaction to Victorian excesses, and reflected industrialism. Art nouveau, modernism, art deco, and Bauhaus followed. After World War II, mid-century modernism took …

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7 Popular Vintage Costume Jewellery Reference Books

This book has a variety of jewellery styles and design made from different materials including prom jewellery, retro, art plastic and manufacturing methods too. This book has a good visual display and you can take it anywhere on the bus or train …

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Side Streets: List of famous Colorado Springs-area residents lengthens

Ceramic artist Artus Van Briggle, whose nouveau-style pottery remains influential and prized more than a century after his death, should have made my first list. Reader Scott Allen of Monument suggested Ken Curtis, who was famous in the 1960s as …

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Sense and sensibility

When she was designing the jewellery for Chanel and Fendi at the same time, Karl Lagerfeld's right-hand man at Chanel kept asking her: "Are you sure you can do this, Francesca? If not, just pull out of Fendi and do Chanel. This is too important." …

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Terraces at the root of port wine in Portugal

Already in the late 19th century, he commissioned risque Art Nouveau advertisements of port as “a temptation,” including a glass-holding snake slithering up Eve as Adam watches. The ads are on view at the company's museum. But for all its indulgent …

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Louis Zorra | French Art Nouveau Stick Pin, c. 1900

For the Art Nouveau enthusiast, Louis Zorra needs little introduction. A contemporary of René Lalique, Zorra had a significant impact on the development of Art Nouveau jewelry. According to Museum Calouste Gulbenkian, “Louis Zorra was …

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Jack du Rose's dangerous jewels | The Jewellery Editor

A visit to a bookshop in the Cotswolds, where he discovered a tome that brought him face to face with the works of great jewellery masters such as René Lalique and Fabergé, changed his life forever. He had found his calling. Self-taught, du …

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Jim Ford will be grand marshal of Lewes Christmas Parade Dec. 6

2, at Irish Eyes Restaurant with the 26th annual Nouveau Beaujolais Wine Tasting, sponsored by Community Bank Delaware, to benefit the American Red Cross of the Delmarva Peninsula. At 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 4, there will be a benefit Tree Lighting …

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Arts Watch: MSC OPAS putting on rendition of timeless classic 'Anything Goes'

The Stark Galleries on the first floor of the Memorial Student Center at Texas A&M have two new exhibits, both dealing the Art Nouveau period of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Inspired by Nature: Graphic Design in the Art Nouveau …

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Art students could return to the Mac in three years' time

Speaking after the meeting, Eleanor McAllister, a governor of Glasgow School of Art (GSA) and chairwoman of the Mackintosh restoration committee, told the Sunday Herald one key issue discussed had been the need to take sufficient time to move forward …

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Rare 'Quincy' Statue At Yale Center for British Art

The Lyman Allyn Art Museum in New London has acquired a 1924 stained-glass window created by the Tiffany Studios. "Come Unto Me" (72" tall x 76" wide) is signed by Louis Comfort Tiffany and made of Favrile glass. It had been installed above the … She …

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Life Unexpected: The Art Nouveau Amber Pendant

It is certainly an item that I will be making the very most of over the upcoming festive period, I expect that there will be a number of nights where I will be able to show case the Art Nouveau Amber Pendant. The pendant is set on a Silver chain and there is no denying […]

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Picking Easy Products Of tiffany and co : Haris & Company

Louis Comfort Tiffany was born in 1848 the son of Charles Lewis Tiffany the founder of Tiffany & Co, the highly successful retailer of silver and jewellery. Quite often I get business referrals from people who are no where in my industry.

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Early Autumn Leaves | Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design …

The granddaughter of noted Art Nouveau jewelry and glass designer, René Lalique, and the daughter of engineer and glass designer Marc Lalique, Marie-Claude joined the family business in the early 1960s. Originally …

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From Buster Brown to Queen Victoria at Redlands library

This lovely and very collectable volume is bound in red leather, embossed in the art nouveau style and stamped with gilt lettering. It is profusely illustrated with images of the queen, members of the royal family, government and locations important in …

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The truth about La génération porn

“I was born, lived and died for art,” is the only bio you'll find on Giuseppe Andrews' website. It doesn't mention his roles in Detroit Rock City, American History X, Pleasantville or Independence Day, and you probably don't remember who he played in …

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Caulfield Cup: celebrities plush out in the marquees

The Caulfield Cup went deluxe with David Jones' Art Nouveau inspired trackside marquee bedecked with plush furniture, lush fixtures and thousands of white blooms. The expensive setting, of course, is just the backdrop to the 450 hand picked guests – a …

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McGrath family silver to auction

Other interesting items in the sale include an art nouveau gold and enamel Egyptian Revival brooch in the form of a scarab beetle (€2,500-€3,500); a silver cup awarded to a member of the Trinity College Officer Training Corps (Lt CL Robinson) for “the …

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The Good Lie costars Reese Witherspoon and Emmanuel Jal at TIFF

Heaven Adores You, the new documentary about musician Elliott Smith, screens at the Festival du nouveau cinéma. See our review here, and more FNC recommendations for the weekend here. Cinéma du Parc (3575 Parc), 1:15 p.m., $13/$9 students & …

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Art Nouveau vs. Art Deco

Confused about the difference between art nouveau and art deco? Keep watching to learn more! https://www.facebook.com/spencer.thompson.17.

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Cairn Charles Rennie Mackintosh Watch M65CX

http://www.rennie-mackintosh-jewellery.co.uk/rennie-mackintosh-watches/M65CX.shtml Cairn Charles Rennie Mackintosh Watch M65CX.

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Soldering Technique-Fixing Damaged Copper Foil That’s Been Soldered

David Gomm, stained glass craftsman, shows how he fixed a piece of foil that had been soldered and had a problem. This is the copper foil method of stained g…

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faberge jewelry spider

http://www.guideandinformations.com/faberge-jewelry.html guide and informations about faberge jewelry spider.

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Aerosystem One by Lalique and Jean-Michel Jarre, limited edition of 999 pieces

Playlist Jean Michel Jarre – AeroSystem: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLR6YvhEyYXLygAiieJlBkeERuhR4VqXTl ▻To create this piece of work, 13 master gl…

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Chairs through history: Evolution of seating weaves a tale

The century started with Mission and Arts and Crafts styles. The chairs' severe lines were a response to Victorian excesses and reflected a reaction to industrialism. Art nouveau, modernism, art deco, and Bauhaus followed. • After World War II …

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Portugal's terraced vineyards: Monuments to human ingenuity, and then there's …

Already in the late 19th century, he commissioned risqué Art Nouveau advertisements of port as "a temptation," including a glass-holding snake slithering up Eve as Adam watches. The ads are on view at the company's museum. But for all its indulgent …

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Botanical print emerges as clear favourite in Caulfield's high fashion stakes

The most stylish men at the track opted for sharp blue suits, as David Jones pushed the boat out with an art nouveau-inspired marquee bedecked with plush furniture, luxe fixtures and thousands of white blooms. The "expensive" setting, of course, was …

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Home & Garden Notes: Landmarks Foundation offers workshops, tours

At the same time Oct. 30, he will discuss “Ornament and Crime,” which was also the title of a 1910 lecture by Austrian architect Adolf Loos that criticized excessive use of architectural ornament on everyday items by Art Nouveau and Secessionist …

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Auctionata Launches In The U.S.

Gone are the days of bulky catalogues, pre-auction viewings and extensive travels– everything is available in high-definition display online in the comfort of your own home at the click of a button. We take great pride in the amount of time and care we …

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