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 →
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 (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…
Antique jewelry : Roman (From 753 before J.-C to 476 after J.-C), Greek (-1700 to -30) and Etruscan ( From VIII century to 1st century before J.-C) jewelry are sources of inspiration for current jewelers.
Brushed gold refers to a texturing technique used on metal surface. The brushed gold is not shiny but 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 in his collections “Africa” and “Lunaria”. The Italian jewelry house Buccellati uses also this technique.