In Prague::Art

I was lucky enough to travel to Prague this summer; my daughter was doing study abroad and the airfare came down enough and my parents gave us enough Holiday Inn points to make our rooms free, so we joined her…
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Hoards: The Hidden History

I have always loved the idea of buried treasure, The thrill that must go with uncovering something not seen in such a long time, the mystery as to why they were never recovered and of course jewels, antiquities and coins!!!…
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The History of Pearls – V & A Museum Video

Many years ago I inherited a very traditional triple rope of cultured pearls from my grandmother and later a single rope from my mother but to be honest they never really did much for me. Once I started making jewellery…
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What Bracelets have to do with Severed Heads in Ancient Assyria

Last summer (which feels like FOREVER ago!) my family spent about three weeks traveling in western European countries. Our first stop was London, where we spent nearly a week.    We spent a lovely rainy afternoon, including tea, in the…
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