Adèle parée d’or

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Vanessa Seward’s dress. Details of the Gustav Klimt’s painting called “Adele Bloch-Bauer’s portrait” in 1907.

Un automne lumineux

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“L’automne est le printemps de l’hiver.” Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec Tara Jarmon’s coat, gold version of leaves and the background of the Claude Monet’s painting “The hunt”. Autumn was a season Claude Monet (1840-1926) depicted several times.

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

An Art Deco table

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IKEA’s candles, transparent vase, gold towel rails and artificial renoncule flowers. Maison du monde’s Art Deco plates and coffee cups.

Byzantine Lady

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Model wearing Byzantine Dolce Gabbana clothes, Byzantine mosaics in the Church of Martorana and in the Mandamento Palazzo Reale of Palermo, Sicily.

A Holiday for murder

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Temperley London’s gown, Tiffany artificial Christmas tree and photo of a library. This set illustrates an Agatha Christie’s famous novel entitled “A holiday for murder” or “Hercule Poirot’s Christmas” (1938). The old rich man Simon Lee gathers all his children … Continue reading

Dancing at the Tabarin ball

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Co fashion’s dress, Jan Sluijters painted “Bal Tabarin” in 1907. Born in Holland, Jan Sluijters (1881-1957) was a Modern painter. He was a member of the circle of Modern art, founded in 1910 in Amsterdam which gather Modern painter who … Continue reading

Baroque magnificence


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Baroque (derived from “Barocco” meaning in portuguese “irregular pearl or stone”) was an artistic movement born in Rome, Italy in 1600 and which lasted until 1700. The Baroque movement embraced all the art domains : painting, architecture, sculpture, music, dance… Baroque rejected the classicism. This movement was characterized by the spectacular, abondance of details, dramatic effects, the luxury…

Brushed gold jewelry

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Brushed gold refers to a texturing technique used on metal surface. The brushed gold is matt. Tiny parallel lines are scratched onto the surface thanks to a wire brush or a polishing tool. Among jewelry designers using brushed gold, there is Marco Bicego … Continue reading

Marco Bicego jewelry

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Inspired by his Venetian roots, the Italian jewelry designer Marco Bicego creates wonderful 18 karat gold jewels decorated with colored gemstones. Each piece of jewelry is unique since the manufacture is handcrafted. The Italian craftmanship is highlighted through Marco Bicego’s … Continue reading

The magnificent Dohany street Great Synagogue in Budapest

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Built in 1859, the Dohany street Great Synagogue is the largest Synagogue of Europe and the second largest in the world. This Synagogue can accommodate up to 3000 people . The architects Frigyes Feszl and Ludwig Förster were inspired by Moorish … Continue reading

Pippa Small jewelry

The London-based jewelry designer Pippa Small creates beautiful “organic, ethnic and ethical” jewels. The shapes are unregular because she works on the original shape of the stones. Respecting the organic nature of the stones characterizes her work. Very careful to the details, each stone is personally chosen by Pippa Small. Each piece of jewelry is unique. Committed jewelry designer, Pippa Small undertakes ethical projects : she works with communities,  indigenous, tribal and traditional crafts persons to develop jewelry lines.

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Ilias Lalaounis jewelry

The Greek jewelry designer Ilias Lalaounis creates exquisite gold and antique inspired jewels. He is the fourth generation of a family of goldsmiths and watchmakers from Delphi in Greece. The gold is magnificent and luminous. Passionate by art and history, … Continue reading

Among gold trees

Michael Aram’s home decor. I used the wonderful Gustav Klimt’s paint called “The tree of life” (1905). Klimt used oil painting techniques with gold paint : Source : http://www.gustav-klimt.com/