Beard, Briar & Rose
Edward Burne-Jones, Stella Tennant, Beards, Silliness, Melancholia, Mcqueen and Other Beautiful Things. Personal website - jasonkinney dot art.
This Is Glamorous : : adventures in love, design, fashion and travel
Home | This Is Glamorous : adventures in love, design, decor, fashion, food, travel & the daily search for beautiful things
Christopher Kowalski’s home may not be his castle, but his guesthouse sure is. A three-bedroom castle complete with turrets, gargoyles, and rooftop battlements, the guesthouse stands about 50 yards away from the four-bedroom Tudor home where Kowalski and his wife, Grace, have lived since 1990…
The Best Oxblood Lips of the Year
For the second year in a row, the ultra dark color has rocked the red carpet. We took a look back at how celebrities wore the universally flattering shade.
Sir Robert Viner (1631-88) - The Sovereigns Sceptre with Cross
The sceptre comprises a gold rod, formed in three sections, with enamelled collars at the intersections, surmounted by an enamelled heart-shaped structure, which holds a huge drop-shaped diamond, Cullinan I, or the Star of Africa, weighing 530.2 carats. This structure is surmounted by enamelled brackets mounted with step-cut emeralds, and by a faceted amethyst monde, set with table and rose-cut diamonds, rubies, spinels and emeralds, with a cross above set with further diamonds, with a…
Homemade Filé Powder - Nola Cuisine
by From Nola Cuisine I finally made a small batch of homemade Filé Powder, and I can’t believe the difference between the true Filé and the store bought variety. The Filé that I made smells subtle and fruity like coriander seeds, or as my wife said, “Fruit Loops.” It’s color as you can see, is … Continue reading Homemade Filé Powder →
History of Cloisonné in Japan
With the exception of an enamelled mirror in the collection of the Shōsōin, the repository of Imperial treasures in Nara, there are few early examples of Japanese enamelling apart from small door fittings with enamelled designs in the Phoenix Hall (1053) of the Byōdōin Temple near Kyoto...