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Why Giudecca is the place to go

An art nouveau divertissement, it soon became known as the Casa dei Tre Oci — 'House of the Three Eyes' — after its striking triple windows.For years, as well as being the De Maria family residence it was an open house for visiting artists and musicians.

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My Passion: 20th century decorative art and design

'My particular expertise is in art nouveau and art deco,' says Christie's specialist Fiona Baker, showing a selection of some of the extraordinary pieces she works with — from art nouveau masters including Lalique and Gallet. 'Lalique would never give …

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The spirit of summer: the best new gins to try

With its white ceramic bottle and art nouveau-inspired label, this new Scottish gin from Dunnet Bay Distillery certainly stands out from the crowd. What's inside the bottle is just as good. When you first sip, there's a strong blast of juniper, but a …

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Top 10 things to do in Brussels

Housed in a stunning Art Nouveau building, there are 7,000 items here displayed across four floors, as well as a concert hall. One of the most popular galleries is dedicated to traditional instruments, with everything from bagpipes to African drums.

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A guide to how NOT to be a Brit abroad

Whether it's lounging by the pool shouting up to your friend's hotel balcony, spilling beer like it's water or lunging at anything in a skirt, being in a foreign clime becomes like a passport to loose behaviour. From Lanzarote to Majorca and Thailand …

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Bid war pushes pendant to $167000

Lalique is a French glass design and production firm that carries the name of its founder, Parisian Rene Jules Lalique. At the turn of the 19th century, Lalique was known as one of France's foremost art nouveau glass and jewellery designers, he created …

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Art Deco beauty

A LADY'S Art Deco 9ct gold Rolex Princess watch, with 17 jewels and six adjustments, was under the hammer in a flash at Bennicks' weekly sale, selling at its lower estimate of £200. There was plenty of other gold available, with an 18ct gold, diamond …

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Get ready, set and go to glorious Glasgow: Don't have tickets to the …

The Glasgow School of Art or 'Mack' building, tragically devastated recently by fire, has been described as the city's artistic heart. It is architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh's best-loved work and also where the Daily Mail's Fred Basset cartoonist …

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Fun 1.30ct t.w. Art Nouveau Sapphire & Old European Cut Rose Cut Diamond Ring 10k/SS

Fun 1.30ct t.w. Art Nouveau Sapphire & Old European Cut Rose Cut Diamond Ring 10k/SS – 1248-Ring.

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Latest Rennie Mackintosh jewellery

Latest Rennie Mackintosh jewellery . . . . Rennie Mackintosh Jewellery Collection Gold & silver Charles Rennie Mackintosh pendants, earrings, brooches, brace…

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Igor Carl Faberge The Jeweled Music Box LE 1980 24k Gold Dancing Ballerina

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Louis Comfort Tiffany

Presented by Felicia Zavarella Stadelman At the Hudson Library & Historical Society On April 10, 2014.

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Lalique – New Feminine Fragrance – Satine – Commercial long version – ENG

For its new feminine fragrance, Lalique has taken its inspiration from the fluidity, delicacy and sensuality of satin to sculpt a woman in its image and compose her eponymous perfume: Satine….

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When 'American Idol' Hits Home: A Tribute to Jax and East Brunswick, New Jersey

Asked if the town itself is particularly musical, he seemed to agree, "There are so many talented musicians here in East Brunswick that may not make the radar screen in the news media but are practicing their art." Jax certainly was. "I did plays in …

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The Daily Meal reveals the 101 best hotel restaurants in the world

French chef, Alain Ducasse, scoops third place in the annual list with his Mediterranean-inspired Le Louis XV at the Hotel de Paris in Monte Carlo. In Florence, Il Palagio at Four Seasons Hotel Firenze is ranked at number four – which is a first among …

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Watch Test: Longines Avigation Oversize Crown

The Longines Avigation Oversize Crown, launched last year, is modeled on a Longines pilots' watch from the 1920s. Its most salient feature is, as its name suggests, its crown, which is prominent not just because it's huge but because it protrudes very …

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Reykjavik, St Petersburg and Indianapolis named world's best airports for …

Other winning international airports were Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport in Port Louis, Mauritius (Best African Airport), Ecuador's José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport in Guayaquil (Best Latin-American Airport), Jordan's Queen …

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Baselworld 2015: Rolex Launches New Everose Gold Yacht-Master with …

Rolex Yacht-Master – angle Rolex, a brand known for keeping things mostly traditional in its watch designs, made a somewhat bold aesthetic statement at Baselworld 2015 this week, introducing a striking black-and-gold version of its Rolex Yacht-Master, …

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Jewelry 2017: Rene Lalique at the Calouste Gulbenkian …

Rene Lalique at the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum. Rene Lalique at the … (as of 01/23/2013 11:59 PST) (Consultez la liste Meilleures ventes Jewelry pour des informations officielles sur le classement actuel de ce produit.) …

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Inside Starline Social Club, A Gorgeous Historic Revamp in Uptown Oakland

Oakland's new Starline Social Club could be described as a constantly evolving interactive art installation— albeit one with a full kitchen, bar, and 350-person ballroom and music venue. The unique concept … "It turned from this 'nouveau punk' thing …

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Stunning 1961 Ferrari 250 GT California Heading For Auction

No, this car is a desirable piece of objet d'art, destined for collectors and connoisseurs who appreciate its history and its craftsmanship. Like almost every 250 series Ferrari, this one was hand-build. The coachbuilder in charge for creating one of …

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Buffalo in 48 hours: stellar architecture, wings, museums, industrial ruins …

It was a taste of the new Buffalo – a city undergoing a cultural and physical revival, where Burmese milk tea and Polish pierogi add flavor, where abandoned grain elevators are being repurposed for art installations, where once desolate areas have …

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Discover The Top Chinese Art Collectors and What They Really Buy

In the award-winning film 2013 film A Touch of Sin by Jia Zhangke, a cameo by the director provides a very telling picture of the way people think about wealthy Chinese art collectors: Jia plays a rich tuhao (crass nouveau riche) businessman talking on …

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Guest house owners lose appeal in bid to sue TripAdvisor reviewers

The owners of a guest house have lost an appeal in their bid to obtain the details of the writers of two bad reviews on the TripAdvisor website. Martin and Jacqui Clark, who run the business in Kinlochleven, maintain that one report was false and that …

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World's oldest Easter eggs: Festive decorations remain intact 103 YEARS after …

They may look like chocolate but if you cracked one of these open you might be in for a nasty surprise, writes Gemma Aldridge in the Sunday People. Because these are no sweet treats – they are thought to be the world's oldest REAL Easter eggs .

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Candice Bergen Reminisces About Playing Murphy Brown: An Excerpt from Her …

10 Things You Never Knew About Breakfast at Tiffany's · 2. It's a Girl! … She had a baby daughter and a husband, Louis Malle, based in France, but Candice Bergen leaped at the chance to play the funny, feisty career woman Murphy Brown. In 1988, after …

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GARMA's Outdoor Antique Show

This large gathering of exhibitors will feature antiques and collectibles from across Americana and ranging from the primitive frontier to the nouveau antiques of your youth. Period furniture, Depression glass, art deco, toys, early mechanicals …

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Rarity chair brings thousands at auction

Necklaces, rings and other jewelry also were made to carry smelling salts. Smelling salts are used today by some … Desk, Art Nouveau, fruit & nut woods, veneer, roll-top, fitted interior, open shelf, 51 x 44 inches, $1,230. Bible box, flowers …

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Sparkling Bejeweled Roses For Mother's Day

There are 11 examples of jewelry as gifts for Mother's Day. Most stick to the theme of … For those looking for something truly unique, finding an antique piece might be the way to go, like the Art Nouveau 14k yellow gold pendant in the slideshow …

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Geometry and genitals parade on Paris catwalks

The label doing the most to marry structural design to fashion was the Japanese house Issey Miyake, which brought out a collection paying homage to a Scottish architect and artist Charles Rennie Mackintosh, who died more than eight decades ago.

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DBS Tourbillon

The white gold case of the DBS testified to a new thought process undertaken by the brand founders in terms of ensuring a wristwatch makes an ideally comfortable fit. The cone-shaped lower lugs, along with the 12 o'clock crown, were subtle details that …

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Marie Poutine's Jewels & Royals: Bow Brooches

Bow Brooches. Bows are very popular motifs in fine jewelry, especially during the Victoria era. …. An impressive pearl, ruby and diamond jewelry set belonging to the Danish Monarchy. It is housed in the treasury at Rosenborg …

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When in Roma: A daytime tour of Mexico City's coolest 'hood

Its leafy streets, lined with beautiful Art Nouveau and Beaux-Arts mansions (now mostly offices), and interspersed with the occasional graffitied wall, are home to trendy restaurants, hip cocktail lounges and edgy boutiques. And while folks flock here …

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Andy Murray pulls on lederhosen after Munich win

… announcing that a newly commissioned trophy bearing her name will be awarded to the winner of next month's WTA tournament in the city. The trophy is an art nouveau bowl in sterling silver, measuring 24 centimetres tall with a diameter of 26 …

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Murray coach Mauresmo announces she is pregnant

The trophy is an art nouveau bowl in sterling silver, measuring 24 centimetres tall with a diameter of 26 centimetres. Severino said: "The loss of our darling Bally is a heartbreak that will never go away. It's very touching that the British Tennis …

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