The French have long held a particular fascination for the Japanese arts, and in celebration of 160 years of diplomatic relations between the two countries, the Museum of Decorative Arts in Paris is paying homage to the artistic influence both cultures have had on each other with its latest prodigious exhibit.As one of the first […]
Coinciding with “La Belle Époque” in France and the Late Victorian Period in England, Art Nouveau was a style intended to stand against the industrialization of jewelry and decorative arts. The style marked the turn of the century and the coming of the “modern age.” Although the period was short lived, the jewelry and art from that era was a radical shift […]
A Brief History Coinciding with “La Belle Époque” in France and the Late Victorian Period in England, Art Nouveau was a style intended to stand against the industrialization of jewelry and decorative arts. The style marked the turn of the century and the coming of the “modern age.” Although the period was short lived, the jewelry and art from that era was […]
Where to go on holiday in 2019? We have you covered. The world’s best holiday destinations this year are listed, from exciting cities in the Southern Hemisphere to more difficult to reach regions such as Langkawi, Malaysia, and the Danish Riviera. Here are the best places to travel in 2019 for Travel + Leisure. The Adirondacks, New York New York’s Adirondack Mountain region, as one of America’s first holiday destinations, has attracted visitors with clear lakes, pure air and 46 high peaking peaks since the late 19th century. In classic style you can still visit. The Hotel Saranac was built in 1927 and reopened last year, following a respectful renovation which brought the charming town of Saranac Lake a touch of urban grandeur. Located in the forested areas outside the city, The Point is a prestigious resort next to the lakeside that once occupied the Rockefeller family’s “great camp.” A change in ownership has given the elevated wooded decor a welcome refreshment. — Terzian, Peter Alsace, France In this area, at the foot of the Vosges, some of the finest wines on earth can be produced. The beautiful René Lalique Villa, with two Michelin stars in its restaurant, is the perfect place for your stay. Visit the world – class Gewürztraminer’s and Rieslings ‘ top wineries such as Domaine Weinbach and Maison Trimbach. Chef Philippe Aubron melds French and Japanese ingredients at Au Trotthus, in Riquewihr, where he spent 17 years — such as a soup chanterelle with enoki and truffles. The new Belmond Lilas barge offers private cruises. Luxury travelers can even see Alsace by boat: the new Barge. — Isle of Ray Toronto Toronto has long been the center of Canadas cultural production, but this year Toronto raises its artistic game: after three years, Toronto Museum of Contemporary art has reopened, $ 13 million has been relocated and expanded, and the Toronto Art Biennale will be launched in 2019. You can also plan a visit to winter resorts that bring art to beaches on Lake Ontario, or Nuit Blanche Toronto, a massive festival of dusk – til – dawn arts where exhibitions take place for a single night on public spaces. Tour the Kimpton Saint – George with more than 700 works by Canadian artists, the Anndore House with record players in the room and the luxurious St. Regis Toronto with its old – school facilities. Check – in to one of the many new properties that are art works in itself. —Walhout Hannah Langkawi, Malaysia Langkawi, a 99 island archipelago, is ready to make Malaysia a paradise for beach lovers. Most of the eponymous central island still feels vast and ageless – rice paddies have water buffalo grass, while street dealers have sold flaky canoe and curry for pennies – world – class resorts. On the seafront in Ritz – Carlton, Langkawi, the island’s only overwater spa has a traditional village with 90 rooms and 29 villas. Located on a peaceful half – moon beach, Datai Langkawi has been renovated for 60 million dollars, a year that brought new life to its rooms and villas. Nearly 50 feet in the air were built for guests to enjoy the surrounding rain forest. A canopy was built. The capacities at the International Airport of Langkawi have tripled in 2018, making the island more accessible than ever. —Jones Carey Ischia, Italy The HBO premier of “My Brilliant Friend” in November devoted readers in the novels about two women in a tough neighborhood of Naples rejoiced. Beat the inevitable speed to visit the stunning Mediterranean sites of the series, particularly the lush Ischia volcanic island. Just an hour by hydrofoil from Naples, the refuge is abounding in old – school charm and is a favorite of European citizens looking for thermal thermal spa, beaches and pleasant resorts. Check – in at Regina Isabella, a quiet and elegant hotel offering an Elena Ferrante three – night package including a private guided tour and a creative writing class. Then, just like Ferrante’s narrator, spend hours sunbathing on Maronti Beach. But don’t forget to visit the hulking Castello Aragonese medieval and Sant’Angelo fishing village. — Shipstead Maggie
Encre Noire A L’extreme Cologne by Lalique 3.3 oz Eau De Parfum Spray for MenThe Encre Noire A L’xtreme is a popular masculine fragrance with a powerful scent that is very appealing. The fragrance offers a new twist on cologne and redefines the masculine scent, providing something woody and sensual at the same time. Lalique […]
Lalique Cologne by Lalique 2.5 oz Eau De Parfum Spray (Lion Tester) for MenLaunched by the design house of Lalique in 1997, LALIQUE is classified as a sharp, oriental, woody fragrance. This masculine scent possesses a blend of citrus, cedar and jasmine, with lower notes of vanilla and woods. It is recommended for casual wear.
of jewelry have been around for thousands of years going back to when
humans first started wearing clothing and using tools. Since then
jewelry has been used to show wealth, individual tastes, religious
affiliation or to honor someone.
evolution of jewelry has gone from use of bones, feathers, and stones
to the precious metals such as gold, silver, and platinum and
gemstones like diamonds and sapphires that we know today.
In this post we are going to focus and the more “modern” end of antique jewelry from the early-18th century to vintage jewelry of the art deco period.
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Lalique x McLaren Essence of Speed collection is a tribute to excellence shared by the famous crystal maker and one of the most iconic and successful teams in Formula 1 history. Launched in 2018, the limited edition collection was promised to be released over a three-year period and features three stylized creatures in clear crystal, each […]
Art Gallery of South Australia is een museum in Adelaide (Australië) waar onder anderen hedendaagse sieraden worden verzameld en gepresenteerd. Ook geeft het museum boeken uit. Geschiedenis In 1974 was de eerste tentoonstelling met sieraden te zien in het museum. Deze was gemaakt door de conservator toegepaste kunst Dick Richards, in samenwerking met Crafts Board of […]
We cannot talk about our impressions of Lisbon without referring to the quaint single-car trams that speed up and down its hills.
Steve Wilson and Derek Holmes of No Wasps Here were crowned 2018-19 pairs league champions at the Lure Anglers Canal Club annual prize-giving held after this year’s AGM at Knowle Village Hall. Steve and Derek amassed 77 points thanks to two wins, two runner-up places and one third-placed finish in the five matches. There was […]
A barrel all in crystal, including rivets. Inside, 225 liters of Sauternes. This unique piece in the world, signed Lalique workshops, adorns for some weeks the castle Lafaurie-Peyraguey in Gironde, which she celebrates 400 years. The barrel, which has the size and shape of a Bordeaux barrel, weighs nearly 400 kilos once filled with the […]