Barbara Lowe

Barbara Lowe

Rye-East Sussex-England / "Be curious always, for knowledge will not acquire you, you must acquire it" Sudie Black. Love pinning and learning, history geek. 'My pins are your pins' :)
Barbara Lowe
More ideas from Barbara
Lord Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, was a British statesman and naval officer, an uncle of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and second cousin once removed to Queen Elizabeth II. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Lord Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, was a British statesman and naval officer, an uncle of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and second cousin once removed to Queen Elizabeth II. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

An Arts & Crafts opal and enamel brooch, Louis Comfort Tiffany, Tiffany…

An Arts & Crafts opal and enamel brooch, Louis Comfort Tiffany, Tiffany…

10 Most Deadly Rocks and Minerals (Coloradoite,Chalcanthite, Hutchinsonite, Galena, Asbestos Chrysotile and Amphibolite, Arsenopyrite, Torbernite, Stibnite, Orpiment, Cinnabar)

10 Most Deadly Rocks and Minerals (Coloradoite,Chalcanthite, Hutchinsonite, Galena, Asbestos Chrysotile and Amphibolite, Arsenopyrite, Torbernite, Stibnite, Orpiment, Cinnabar)

Looking for baby name that's inspired by gemstones? Look no further! These are some of our favorite boy and girl names that sparkle and shine.

Looking for baby name that's inspired by gemstones? Look no further! These are some of our favorite boy and girl names that sparkle and shine.

Pear crisps – A delicious, fruity alternative to crisps for your little ones to enjoy. Really easy to make and no nasty added extras. Gluten free.

Pear crisps – A delicious, fruity alternative to crisps for your little ones to enjoy. Really easy to make and no nasty added extras. Gluten free.

François-Honoré-Georges Jacob-Desmalter (1770 – 1841) attributed. Fauteuil gondole de cygne.

François-Honoré-Georges Jacob-Desmalter (1770 – 1841) attributed. Fauteuil gondole de cygne.

William Daniell. Artist and engraver of Indian scenes.  Orphaned early, he was adopted by his uncle, Thomas Daniell, a landscape painter, and taken as his assistant to Indian, returning to London in 1794.  Died at home at 135 St Pancras Way.

William Daniell. Artist and engraver of Indian scenes. Orphaned early, he was adopted by his uncle, Thomas Daniell, a landscape painter, and taken as his assistant to Indian, returning to London in 1794. Died at home at 135 St Pancras Way.

This gold medallion was made in Persia in 1641 and presented by Shah Safi of Iran in tribute to the Russian Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich in that same year.  Check out that embossed ground worked with flat chasing-- and all those rubies and emeralds set in tall mounts.  Turquoise and glass pieces also grace the surface of this jewel, which originally served as the crosspiece of a bridle for the Tsar's horse.  The treasure resides in the collection of the Armory of the Moscow Kremlin.  I showcase…

This gold medallion was made in Persia in 1641 and presented by Shah Safi of Iran in tribute to the Russian Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich in that same year. Check out that embossed ground worked with flat chasing-- and all those rubies and emeralds set in tall mounts. Turquoise and glass pieces also grace the surface of this jewel, which originally served as the crosspiece of a bridle for the Tsar's horse. The treasure resides in the collection of the Armory of the Moscow Kremlin. I showcase…