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Be quick: the designer new homes are launching in London this spring

Warehaus, a scheme of 30 flats inspired by Art Deco industrial architecture, brings urban glamour to the Hackney heartland. Stand-out features include not only that glass-bottom swimming pool set in a wildflower garden with seating at the top of the …

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Lendl sells collection of Mucha's posters

Prague, April 15 (CTK) – Businessman Richard Fuxa has bought a very valuable collection of 116 posters by Czech art nouveau artist Alfons Mucha (1860-1939) from legendary tennis player Ivan Lendl, public Czech Radio has reported. Fuxa refused to …

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League and Cup action in SML this week

Wednesday, April 23rd – Premier Division – Phoenix Swifts v Westbank United (Swilly Stadium); Championship – Gransha Institute v Art Deco (Riverside Stadium); First Division – Phoenix Athletic Colts v Oxford United (Lisnagelvin 4). Saturday, April 26th …

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Gecko increases international presence with return to Basel

Part of WB The Creative Jewellery Group, Gecko is showcasing alongside Domino at Basel, with collections from Fiorelli Costume and Fiorelli Silver, Fred Bennett and D for Diamond. Children's range, D for Diamond, is reportedly faring well in the …

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Jewelry: Street Prophets Thursday Coffee Hour – Daily Kos

The 18th century was marked by a fascination with archaeology and the ancient jewelry and gemstones. Cartier and Tiffany started during this era. Art Nouveau and Art Deco followed. In China the metal of choice was silver.

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Art Nouveau Bucharest – architectural tour, Saturday 19 April

Dear readers,. I will organise a thematic architectural tour this Saturday 19 April '14, for two hours, between 11.30h – 13.30h, on the subject of the exceedingly interesting, but often elusive Art Nouveau architecture of …

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Vancouver's Endangered Sites List Released By Heritage Society (PHOTOS)

"The Art Deco Hollywood Theatre is a precious community landmark built in 1935-36, and one of our last intact neighborhood theatres. The current owner has not expressed interest in retaining the interior of this significant theatre and has not found a …

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A new stage in her life.

She passes a brick building in her old neighborhood, Butte-aux-Cailles, renowned for its examples of art nouveau design, and explains that it holds three swimming pools fed by a thermal spring. A fountain across the street in Place Paul Verlaine, with …

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Art deco pavilion reopens on Worthing Pier after renovation

An art deco pavilion on Worthing Pier, which has been left empty for three years, has been renovated. Built in 1935, the Southern Pavilion was last used as a night club. The refurbishment began in January and is now complete. The managers hope it will …

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Carl Faberge's Lost Third Imperial Easter Egg Goes On Display

LONDON, ENGLAND – APRIL 16: The Third Faberge Imperial Easter Egg is displayed at Court Jewellers Wartski on April 16, 2014 in London, England. This rare Imperial Faberge Easter Egg, made for the Russian Royal family in 1887, thought to be worth …

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Bruxelles art nouveau (Belgique), Saint Gilles, avenue …

He was a close friend of Victor Horta, famous art nouveau architect. He designed decorative tableware, lamps, jewellery and small sculpture. He worked in bronze, silver, ivory. He was the author of about 40 medals and …

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Art Nouveau Charles Rennie Mackintosh Wall Plaque Pair …

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Jewelry Insider™: $33 Million Faberge Egg Found!

It is one of the lost Imperial Eggs designed by Carl Faberge. There are 50 imperial eggs in total. The location of 42 eggs is known, but eight are missing. Five are thought to be destroyed, but there are three out there in the …

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New Designer Jewelry Brands for Brides | Women Fashion …

jewellery that drove brides crazy; it's their whole assortment of bracelets, pendants, earrings, watches, etc. At Tiffany's, every jewel may be a valued and precious possession. The founding father of Louis Comfort Tiffany and …

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How to turn bling into bucks

Only buy jewellery you love. — Always get certification before buying. — Buy the biggest, highest-value single stone you can afford. — Simple settings will maximise returns. — Usually only antique or Art Deco jewellery will be worth more than the …

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Lille – Maison Coillot | Flickr – Photo Sharing!

Lille – Place du Général de Gaulle (Grand'Place); Lille – Maison Coillot; Lille – Palais des Beaux Arts; Lille – Maison Coillot. This photo also appears in. Vakantie juni 2008 -… (Set) · Jugendstil – Art nouveau (Group).

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§ Art Nouveau Hair Barrette § | Flickr – Photo Sharing!

Art Nouveau Hair Barrette § … Romantic… (205) · Romantic Green Flower; ✿ Pocket watch Bracelet ✿; § Art Nouveau Hair Barrette §; ✿ Romantic Earrings ✿; § Art Nouveau Earrings § … `I Love Jewellery (P1 / C2) (Group).

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Jewelry Periods Defined: Art Nouveau | Geolat

Art Nouveau (noo-VOE) means “new art” in French, and it's one of the names for a stylistic movement in Europe and the US that involved architecture, fine art, clothing, and other consumer products, as well as jewelry.

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See a Glorious, Just-Uncovered Hotel Ceiling Mural From 1927

Go back a little further: During WW2, the call went out for metal and people stripped the gorgeous medallions, filagree, and priceless Art Deco craftsmanship off the sides of MANY NY buildings and melted it all down for bullets! By mrmaxx. 04/15/14 04 …

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12 Top Picks in Princeton, NJ

Founded in 1992 as a nonprofit by one of the Johnson and Johnson heirs — the artist Seward Johnson — Grounds For Sculpture, a mélange of outdoor art, trees, water features, art-deco and contemporary buildings, was envisioned as a place for art …

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Your week of food and drink

The art-deco themed distillery is currently selling its house vodka, as well as infused iterations in cocktails served from the bar. Soon to come are black vodka, silver and gold rums and whiskey. The distillery and tasting room are also joined by a …

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The New Art HDR | Flickr – Photo Sharing!

This beautiful building is located on the Josefov (Jewish quarter) in Prague. The gorgeous Art Nouveau building houses a restaurant called "The Restaurant at the Old Synagogue." (restaurace u stare synagogy) Prague HDR …

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Berlin's latest hipster hangout

The less cool but nevertheless classy Waldorf Astoria opened nearby last January and in November the art deco Zoo Palast cinema returned to action following an ambitious renovation in time for the Berlin Film Festival. This month, the contemporary art …

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Lendl sells all 116 of his Mucha posters

Prague, April 15 (ČTK) — Businessman Richard Fuxa has bought a very valuable collection of 116 posters by Czech Art Nouveau artist Alfons Mucha (1860–1939) from legendary tennis player Ivan Lendl, public Czech Radio has reported. Fuxa refused to …

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Take time to absorb Europe's magnificent art

Mucha is well known for his decorative Art Nouveau designs from the early 20th century, but he poured his heart into this expressive painting cycle, which powerfully connects Czech history with the humanity of the Slavic soul and eons of being …

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Tech Boom Forces a Ruthless Gentrification in San Francisco

… a century-old, yellow-and-brown Edwardian on the corner of 20th and Folsom, tucked away from the neighborhood's main thoroughfare of taquerias, fruit stands, Asian groceries, cocktail bars, vaporized tobacco shops, decaying art deco theaters and …

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Expat with Kids in Paris: Art Nouveau in the 16th …

In fact, it was in Paris in 1895 that this burgeoning style found a home at the Maison de l'Art Nouveau – and it was here the movement found its name. Thanks to a grand exhibition at Paris' 1900 Exposition Universelle, Art …

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The Casino of San Pellegrino Terme – a magnificent Art …

Thanks to a special guided tour of the Casino (Grand Kursaal) of San Pellegrino Terme yesterday afternoon, I now know that the building is one of the most famous examples of Art Nouveau (or Liberty Style as it's called in …

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Tennis Great Ivan Lendl sells all 116 of his Art Nouveau …

According to the Prague Post, Businessman Richard Fuxa has bought a very valuable collection of 116 posters by Czech Art Nouveau artist Alfons Mucha (1860–1939) from legendary tennis player Ivan Lendl … Fuxa refused …

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20 best British and Irish novels of all time

All that we associate with Dickens, from the large characters to the sense of social injustice, finds its most perfect expression here: Pip's journey from blacksmith's boy to nouveau gentility is an elegy of regret and nostalgia; and London and the …

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Paris: Iconic Lutetia hotel closes for major revamp

The seven-storey Art Deco hotel built in 1910 follows in the footsteps of the Crillon, Ritz and Plaza Athenee which have all closed for extensive revamps. The hotel in the heart of the city's chic Saint-Germain-des-Pres district was taken over by …

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42 New LOHA Apartments Headed For Miracle Mile Parking Lot

Back in January, Park La Brea News reported that the neighborhood association and the president of Carnegie Properties, which owns the lot and the Wilshire-Dominguez Building, loved the designs' Art Deco details, stone-cast exterior, and the "vertical …

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All Aboard the Orient Express: Looking Back at the Golden Age of Train Travel

It's easy to understand why they are classified as historical monuments, with their kitted out furnishings and Art Deco flourishes. Visitors enter the train and snake through its corridors and opulent interiors. In a playful revival of the golden age …

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Best British novels of all time

All that we associate with Dickens, from the large characters to the sense of social injustice, finds its most perfect expression here: Pip's journey from blacksmith's boy to nouveau gentility is an elegy of regret and nostalgia; and London and the …

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The G Spot Thrift Boutique: Estate Art Nouveau/Deco 14K …

Estate Art Nouveau/Deco 14K Yellow Gold Filigree Diamond Cut Swan Ring Sz 8. Estate Art Nouveau/Deco 14K Yellow Gold Filigree Diamond Cut Swan Ring Sz 8. Time left : 1w 2d 22h. Price : $ 99.00. Shipping : $7.00

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