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

A Gem fit for a Prince

"As soon as I laid eyes on the ring, I knew exactly what the central stone was. Oddly, I had only ever seen synthetic ones...

The Art of the Micromosaic

The history of these intricate beauties dates back to the Vatican Mosaic Studio founded in 1567 established to recreate the masterful alter pieces in St...

The Elegance of Living: Part 3

The Past as a Future Commodity - “What are the prices based on?” he asked. “Is it simply what you paid for them? How...

Party Like It’s 1929: Prohibition Cocktails

On October 28, 1919, the American congress passed legislation known as the Volstead Act to enforce the Eighteenth Amendment...

William and Mary Furniture

The late 17th century was an exciting and turbulent time for Britain. The reappearance of the Bubonic Plague killed 10% of London’s population, England faced...

Tian Tsui: Dotting with Kingfishers

China is home to many incredible and beautiful arts, which have been graciously shared with the rest of the western world...

Silver Of the New World

Once upon a time in a simpler world, it was generally understood that for those of us accustomed to the finer things life offers we...

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