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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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Lilguy Stationery Fabergé Inspired Greetings Cards – not …

Born in St. Petersburg in 1846 Peter Carl Fabergé followed in his father's footsteps and took over the family jewellery business in 1870. He created traditional jewellery as well as intricately decorated objects. His famous eggs …

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Catherine Martin the fashion wizard of movie making wins …

She also discovered that design director Louis Comfort Tiffany was a member of the original 1920s Long Island set depicted in the book. The designer spent many hours trawling through the Tiffany & Co. archive. She choose …

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Los Angeles: Downtown is looking up again

And it's not just new developments: Grand Central Market, built in 1919, was lovingly refurbished last year, and many of the area's Beaux Arts and Art Deco buildings have been repurposed as loft apartments, restaurants and hotels. The Ace Hotel, where …

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HOUSE OF THE DAY: Fashion Designer Buys Heiress Huguette Clark's Empty …

The home was built in 1937 by noted New York architectural firm Voorhees, Gmelin and Walker — designers of the art deco — styled Times Square Building and One Wall Street. Before Clark bought it, a former U.S. senator from Pennsylvania built and …

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Batman goes retro in Bruce Timm short Strange Days

Bruce Timm and his Batman animated creations are no stranger to retro stylings. Take Batman: The Animated Series, which ran for three years in the early 90s, styled in 1940s-era Art Deco, or Batman Beyond from the late 90s, with its modernist …

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Market News: Exceptional results at London's Islamic sales

Au Bord du Nil, the two-foot art deco bronze of a water carrier, by Mahmoud Mokhtar, had been estimated at just £50,000. A small version of the life-size marble that stands outside the entrance to the Mokhtar Museum in Cairo, it was bought by a Middle …

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Art Nouveau – Final Preview and 4/20 Update | H.G. Fields

4/20 H.G. Fields Art Nouveau Header 2014. Speaking of 4/20 – look out for Day of Observance III on the day – it's going to be H.G. Fields' 3rd annual 4/20 post and this year promises to be waaay bigger than the previous …

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Rene Lalique | Glassware Set Auctioneer

R Rene Lalique Coquilles Shell Pattern Opalescent Glass Plate Art Deco Just $459.99. BUY NOW …. Lalique Muguet Earrings RED & PURPLE CRYSTAL LONG PIERCED DANGLING MIB JEWELRY Just $275.00. BUY NOW …

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How Rene Lalique Became Famous | Arts and …

Rene Lalique initially began as a jeweller, but it was his designs in glass that were to make a lasting impression on the world and his pieces are tremendously valuable throughout the world. Upon opening his first glassworks …

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Immigrants Stir New Life Into São Paulo's Gritty Old Center

On the ground floor of a squatter-occupied building on Alameda Barão de Limeira, a street featuring decaying Art Deco buildings, Mélanito Biyouha put down stakes. “They say São Paulo is the New York of Brazil, but one day maybe people will see New York …

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Canter's Deli on Mad Men: Homesick for New York in LA

Not only were no changes needed to the deli's art deco interior, Bloomgarden says that the food Don and Pete ordered from isn't so different from what you would see on the menu today. They each order the Brooklyn Avenue, a pastrami sandwich topped with …

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Lost Fabergé egg on show in 112 years

The Lost Third Imperial Easter Egg was made by Peter Carl Fabergé as a gift for Empress Maria Feodorovna for Easter 1887. The 8.2 … The egg was made in the St Petersburg workshop of Fabergé's chief jeweller August Holmstrom between 1886 and 1887.

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Nashville Arts Magazine | Julia Martin Gallery – Nashville …

Southern Nouveau. Sometimes a small business is larger than the character behind it, but in certain situations it is the other way around. Such is the case with Julia Martin Gallery. No one else could (wo)man that …

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Sicily, Catania, Art Nouveau …. except the pigeon:) | Flickr …

After receiving 5 or more Art Mix awards post. Your image in our special tread 5+ … Taormina, sunflowers on the steps… Sicily, Catania, Art Nouveau …. except the pigeon:) · Sicily, Taormina <- – – kitty shop · Sicily, Taormina …

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