Art I love
Watercolor Rose Painting Tutorial – Heidi Klum Rose. Go to link to see finished painting. Gorgeous !!
Watercolor Paintings By Stan Miller
Kirks Glass Art Fused Stained Glass Wind Chime by kirksglassart
The nephrite egg is adorned with five miniature portraits of the children of Tsar Nicholas II and Alexandra Fedorovna, and contains a replica of the Alexander Palace at Tsarskoe Selo. The upper and lower sections of the egg are set with triangular diamonds bearing the initials AF (Alexandra Fedorovna) and the date 1908.
Fabergé Imperial Tsarevich / Czarevich Easter Egg (1912) by Henrik Wigström, Workmaster. In the regal rococo-style, the body and the cover of the Egg is formed from six segments of the finest lapis lazuli, making 12 in total. The egg was then embellished with gold cagework including double-headed eagles, hanging Chinoiserie canopies, scrolls, baskets of flowers, double-winged caryatids and sprays concealing the joints.
The Rose Trellis egg is a jewelled enameled imperial Easter egg made in St. Petersburg, Russia under the supervision of the jeweler Peter Carl Fabergé in 1907, for Tsar Nicholas II of Russia. It was presented by Tsar Nicholas II to his wife, the Empress Alexandra Fyodorovna, on Easter (April 22) 1907. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rose_Trellis_%28Faberg%C3%A9_egg%29
Faberge. I had the privilege to see an exhibit in Portland of Faberge's work.
Louis Comfort Tiffany