Une jeune femme Byzantine

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My photos of mosaics of the Santa Maria dell’ Ammiraglio (Martonara) in Palermo, Sicily and illustration of a Byzantine woman (Pinterest). This church (1149) is an example of the Arab-Norman architecture (10th-12th centuries) in Sicily. This style mingled Byzantine (gold … Continue reading

Architecture and jewelry at the time of Art Deco

Raymond templier’s earrings and metallic structure representing the Empire State Building in New York. The actress Brigitte Helm wearing Raymond Templier jewels in the movie « money » directed by Marcel L’Herbier in 1928.

Éclats de lumière

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Tara Jarmon coat and photo made with photoshop based on my photo of the Galeries Lafayette in Berlin, Germany. More photos of the Galeries Lafayette in Berlin : Different version with a The Row’s coat :

Écrin de lumière

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“La lumière donne à voir mais plus encore, elle donne à penser.” Henri Alekan Madeleine Vionnet gown (Black silk organza evening dress composed entirely of squares with a halter neckline, 1930s) and my photo made with photoshop based on my … Continue reading

De jolis souliers rouges

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Qu’il est plus agréable de marcher dans de jolis souliers rouges! Pretty Ballerinas’ red velvet shoes, texture of red velvet and photo made with photoshop based on my photo of the Galeries Lafayette in Berlin.

Graphic Berlin

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“Berlin combines the culture of New York, the traffic system of Tokyo, the nature of Seattle, and the historical treasures of, well, Berlin.” – Hiroshi Montomura,U.S. Law professor, 2004 My photo of a building in Berlin, Germany and Peter Pilotto dress.

Magnificent Arab-Norman art in Monreale

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Arabian geometric Mosaics from the Cathedral of Monreale in Sicily (built in the 11th century under the domination of the Normans). This Cathedral was built under the reign of the Sicilian King Guillaume II in the 11th century. This monument … Continue reading

Une nuit à la lumière de l’Or de Byzance

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Dolce Gabbana model wearing a Byzantine inspired dress and geometric mosaics from the Cathedral of Monreale, Sicily (11th century). This monument is an example of the Arab-Norman architecture : a confluence of the Byzantine and Arabian art and culture in … Continue reading

Lumière d’or

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Photo of water under the sun, Dolce Gabbana Byzantine dress, gold texture and geometric mosaics from the Cathedral of Monreale, Sicily. This monument is an example of the Arab-Norman architecture : a confluence of the Byzantine and Arabian art and … Continue reading

Gold harmony

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Gold texture and Arabic inspired mosaics (eight branches stars) in the Cathedral of Monreale, Sicily. The architecture of the Cathedral of Monreale (Sicily) is called “Arab-Norman”. It was built in the XIIth century (1172) during the Norman domination of the … Continue reading

Une femme Byzantine parée de ses plus atours

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Byzantine mosaics and stain glass in the Palatine Chapel of the Norman palace (12th century) in Palermo, Sicily. Illustration by Tadarino of a woman wearing a Byzantine costume. The palatine Chapel is in the Norman palace in Palermo, Sicily. The … Continue reading

At the time of Byzance

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Dolce Gabbana dress and photo of mosaics in the Church of Martorana in Palerm, Sicily. The church of Santa Maria dell’ Ammiraglio (The Martorana) is an example of Byzantine, Norman and arabic architecture (gold mosaics, geometric mosaics…). The Martorana is … Continue reading

The Place Vendôme in Paris in photos

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Place Vendôme is a luxury and jewelry symbol in Paris. The greatest jewelry designers are located there. This place was designed in 1699 by the architect Jules Hardouin-Mansart (the architect of the Chateau de Versailles). Place Vendôme is octogonal and symetric … Continue reading

Palais Bahia : Jewel of the Hispano-Mauresque art

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Palais Bahia is incredibly decorated with somptuous mosaics, sculpted stone artifacts and painted doors and ceilings. The palace was built under the reign of two sultans :  Sidi Mohammed ben Abd al Rahman (1859-1873) and Moulay Abd al-Aziz (1894-1908). The … Continue reading