Articles filed under the category of 'A Lesson in Time'

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Calling All Collectors: Victorian Calling Cards

Exchanging cards is a common day practice for the modern day businessman and woman...

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Artist Profile: Enoch Seeman

Enoch Seeman (1694-1745) Born to a family of Polish painters, and named after this father, Enoch Seeman the Younger was destined for life as an...

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A Brief History of Bohemian Glass

For many centuries the Italians had a monopoly on the international glass trade, producing some of the most beautiful and unique glass in the world....

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A Brief History of Netsuke

A Netsuke, pronounced neh-tsu-keh, is a magnificent and extremely detailed Japanese carved miniature sculpture, ranging from one to two inches in size. The carvers were...

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Guest Blog: Costume Jewellery by Sonia Hudson

"If it's good enough for Jacqueline Kennedy..." Guest Writer Sonia Hudson on Costume Jewellery.

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Valentine’s Day Special: The Loving Cup

Most people are familiar with Loving Cups, although may not know them by that name. Loving Cups can be found in varying different shapes and...

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Heart of Glass: A Brief History of Murano Glass

Glass is the subject of many collectors, and it is easy to see why. It’s an engaging yet fragile material that has unique properties unlike...

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