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The bakeries in Valletta of the Order of the Knights of St John

Sometime in the mid-1930s, architect Gustav Romeo Vincenti (1891-1960), who was a great exponent of Art Nouveau in Malta, purchased the entire site and demolished what had remained of the bakeries. In their place he erected a block of apartments, …

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Ponte City

By the time South African photographer Mikhael Subotzky and British artist Patrick Waterhouse came calling, the concrete monstrosity was largely occupied by black residents who moved in following the collapse of apartheid, although many had …

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Alex Monroe Studio

Sliding doors to the workshop open onto the street and allow for interaction with the world, providing a place to extend one's view as a counterpoint to the focused work of the jewellers within. A balcony at the third floor extends the sense of …

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Skiing Posters, Art Nouveau Beauties Lead Swann Galleries February 12 Auction

New York— An outstanding assortment of ski images for American and European cold-weather destinations will be featured in Swann Galleries' annual winter auction of Vintage Posters on February 12. There are also lovely Art Nouveau images, …

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The world's best cities with the worst reputations

They are the meanest streets in the world. Cities that feature in nightly news bulletins rather than double-page spreads. Places where dangers lurk on every corner. Bombs. Assassinations. Crime and poverty. Even for the intrepid traveller, these places …

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2595.00 – ANTIQUE 20thC RARE RUSSIAN FABERGE …

ANTIQUE 20thC RARE RUSSIAN FABERGE SOLID SILVER 4PS SERVING CUTLERY SET C.1910 – Asian Art Fine Art Glass Jewellery Porcelain Russian Art Silver Style Other ANTIQUE 20thC RARE RUSSIAN FABERGE … 0759 5595 079 Description Payment & Shipping Description Antique early 20th Century rare & authentic Imperial Russian, Karl Faberge Solid Silver four-piece serving cutlery […]

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The hard-hitting trends of 2015, from the experts at Decorex SA

"Designers inspired by the simple elegance of the ancient Japanese art of origami are creating beautiful and functional furnishings and accessories that transcend the momentary nature of paper sculpture, making it an integral element in the home …

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Baku is among top 10 most romantic cities of Europe for Valentine's Day trips

“The capital of Azerbaijan combines Art Nouveau style with ultra-modern sights and Middle Age constructions. The Maiden Tower is one of the most interesting sights in Baku with romantic history. Its sightseeing platform looks out over the major part of …

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Met office issue flood warnings for southern Scotland as heavy rain closes in

Like a fairytale from the Disney movie 'Up', Trappe will attempt to make a 2,500-mile solo trip across the Atlantic, dangling from 370 balloons filled with helium. Weather girl Judith Ralston urges Glaswegians to help restore Charles Rennie Mackintosh …

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Typical Art Nouveau gold locket with woman head. (Adin reference: 11180-0032)

http://www.adin.be/en/2ndpage.asp?dtn=11180-0032 Typical Art Nouveau gold locket with woman head brought to you by Adin Antique Jewelry, Antwerp Belgium. Cli…

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Charles Rennie Mackintosh Ladies Half Bangle Watch | Cairn M92C |

http://rennie-mackintosh-jewellery.co.uk/watches/charles-rennie-mackintosh-watch-m92c/ Cairn Charles Rennie Mackintosh Watch M92C.

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FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN “TRUMPET CONCERTO IN E FLAT MAJOR, 3RD MOVEMENT”, ALISON BALSOM

Jeweller, Peter Carl Faberge created these famous eggs between 1885 and 1917. The eggs are made of precious metals or hard stones with combinations of enamel…

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Dale Tiffany TA90215 Crystal Peony Accent Lamp Antique Golden Sand and Art Glass Shade

Read More http://fave.co/1DMqHhb Dale Tiffany TA90215 Crystal Peony Accent Lamp Antique Golden Sand and Art Glass Shade Dale Tiffany is a world-renowned manu…

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David Brussat, Dr. Downtown: Hallucinogens in Kennedy Plaza

The “upgraded” Kennedy Plaza reopened last week. Riders returned to await buses in the ugly, sterile, glass-and-steel shelters that replace elegant Art Nouveau waiting kiosks. Between the two lines of new shelters along the edges of a widened plaza is …

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Ozzy & Sharon Osbourne proudly display wedding bands while catching a flight …

The flame-haired presenter can currently be seen co-hosting the fourth season of The Talk alongside Sheryl Underwood, Sara Gilbert, Aisha Tyler, and Julie Chen. In addition to coping with Ozzy's addictions, Sharon has survived colon cancer, a double …

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Tips For Collecting Antique Tiffany Jewelry « kidsclothes

Louis Comfort Tiffany with Tiffany and Company began producing beautiful stained glass lamps in the early 20th century. www.buyshoesclothing.cn Over that time many styles of lamp bases and colorful shades were …

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Fife grandad tells how he was enjoying watching lightning storm.. then bolt …

HIS house was turned to rubble after lightning bolt, caused by aftermath of Scottish heatwave, leaving family with uphill task to repair damage. Share; Share; Tweet; +1; Email. George Mcluskie The lightning sparked a blaze which ripped through the roof …

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Scots told to enjoy the sun while it lasts as forecasters warn storms and …

SUN-loving Scots have been told today is their last chance to soak up sizzling weather before storms hit the country – with flood warnings in place for tomorrow. Families enjoyed a blistering weekend when temperatures reached 30C in some areas and the …

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Jiang Wen's Gone with the Bullets shot down by Chinese film-goers

Of late, Jiang Wen's life seems to be imitating his art. It's a tragicomic turn for …. His evoking the social climate of greed in Gone with the Bullets, for example, soon drew accusations from China's nouveau riche that he was mocking them. "I think …

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Scots teenager left destitute as boy credits love of football for keeping him …

Weather girl Judith Ralston urges Glaswegians to help restore Charles Rennie Mackintosh church. BBC presenter Judith is heading up the campaign with a … Police. Watch incredible moment man tackles machete-waving thief after city centre jewellery …

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May faces grilling from MPs: Did she know adviser had leaked bombshell letter …

Theresa May is to be hauled before MPs to face questions over what she knew about a damaging letter leaked by her closest aide to undermine Michael Gove. The Home Secretary – who is seen as a Tory leadership contender – will be asked about her role …

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FRIDAY BOOKS: Who said 'The best recipe for happiness is having a large …

1. After a successful lobbying campaign, which writer is to replace Charles Darwin as the face of the British £10 note, probably from 2017? 2. When the Great Fire of London ripped through the city in September 1666, who received Charles II's orders …

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Considering A Louis Comfort Tiffany Arts Crafts

Men diamond jewellery signify not only agency, but also power, reputation and place in life. Diamond is the considering a louis comfort tiffany arts crafts of men and women born in the month of April and is also employed as …

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Romancing the grape in Germany's red wine paradise

Pleasant tree-lined walkways and pedestrian bridges over the Ahr River lead to city icons, including the posh casino inside the Art Nouveau Kurhaus and the imposing 19th-century Steigenberger Hotel. To cap off our daytrip through the Ahr River valley …

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Skymall Is Bankrupt! Buy This Cheesy Art Before It's Too Late

Rich with the abundance of the Art Nouveau era, this 15-inch dancing duo unfolds in a sparkling, iridescent shimmer of tiny, faux jewels. Cast in quality designer resin and finished in faux French bronze, our Toscano exclusive accepts your single, 25 …

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Scots transplant survivor hits out at BBC over Holby City storyline she claims …

VICTORIA Glen went through a double lung transplant three years ago and has blasted the hospital drama plot in which staff go ahead with a heart transplant despite the donor's mum withdrawing her consent. Share; Share; Tweet; +1; Email. Daily Record.

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Music project that began in Venezuela is hitting the right notes in Scotland …

Weather girl Judith Ralston urges Glaswegians to help restore Charles Rennie Mackintosh church. BBC presenter Judith is heading up the campaign with a … Police · Watch incredible moment man tackles machete-waving thief after city centre jewellery …

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Forensic teams start salvage at Glasgow School of Art

Experts are searching the Charles Rennie Mackintosh building in the hope of finding items that could be restored after the blaze ripped through the library in May. The library, which contained hundreds of rare periodicals and collections, was gutted …

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Diamond formation: the brilliance of H Stern

All eyes are on Brazil, and if you can bear to take yours off the ball this summer, you will see there is another national resource to rival the home-grown energy on the soccer pitch: gems. Brazil's fast-growing jewellery design community has risen up …

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She knows how to party! Mira Sorvino throws New York fundraiser bash to help …

But Cancerland founder Champagne Joy still loves to party – and she did just that on Wednesday thanks to her celebrity pal Mira Sorvino. The actress hosted a fund-raising and breast cancer awareness bash for her friend at No. 8 nightclub in New York on …

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Highlights from Sotheby's Important Jewels Sale – New York …

Gold, Lapis Lazuli, Emerald and Enamel Necklace, Tiffany & Co., circa 1915, Designed by Louis Comfort Tiffany with Meta K. Overbeck (est. $30,000 – 50,000). What makes this sale in particular so appealing is the number of …

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Diadem of gold, pearls, diamonds and enamel, René …

Diadem of gold, pearls, diamonds and enamel, René Lalique, Paris, c.1903; loan from the State of Baden-Württemberg. © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2012 … Posted by alaintruong2014 in Jewelry. ≈ Poster un commentaire. Mots- …

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Former Glasgow MP Mohammad Sarwar sworn in as Punjab governor

SARWAR, who stepped down as an MP three years ago, has vowed to get one million more children into education every year in the Pakistan province. Share; Share; Tweet; +1; Email. PA/Andrew Milligan. Mohammad Sarwar. THE UK's first Muslim MP has …

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Glasgow technology firm develops mobile app for African vets

A Glasgow-based technology firm has developed a mobile app which has the potential to help millions of farmers in East Africa. Cojengo has developed the VetAfrica app will allow vets, farmers and those working in animal health in Kenya, Ethiopia …

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