Emma by Jane Austen

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Hugh Thomson cover of the Jane Austen’s novel Emma and photo of the movie “Emma” starring Gwyneth Paltrow as Emma Woodhouse in the movie “Emma” directed by Douglas McGrath in 1996. Emma Woodhouse is a character of the Jane Austen’s … Continue reading

Pride and prejudice by Jane Austen

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“Vanity and pride are different things, though the words are often used synonymously. A person may be proud without being vain. Pride relates more to our opinion of ourselves, vanity to what we would have others think of us.” Pride … Continue reading

Pre-Raphaelite delicacy

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Jules Frederic Ballavoine’s painting, pomegranate jewel, William Morris design and my photo of sea in Sicily. Pre-Raphaelism was a British artistic movement, born in the late 1840s, in London, during the Victorian era. The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood was a group of … Continue reading

Opalescent jewelry

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Winged heart opal brooch, Pre Raphaelite tiara (1900s) and William Morris’ illustration. Opalescence is the optical property of a transparent or translucide material which gives it an aspect or a milky color with iridescent reflects like the opals. “Precious opals … Continue reading

Art Deco Christmas

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Erté illustration, gold pattern i designed (based on a photo of the German architecture). Art Deco emerged in 1925, at the World’s Fair in Paris, France. This art movement is called Art Deco in reference to the name of the … Continue reading