Monthly Archives: January 2009

Beads Beads Beads

I sometimes say to customers: "The first primitive woman looked at the ground and saw a pretty stone and picked it up and figured out a way to hang it on on her neck…the earliest man bent over and picked up a big rock and found away to make a tool out of it…" [ […]

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Protected: Guest Post – More on Calder and Torques

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Chinese Repoussé Bracelet

This 19th century bracelet is an interesting example of Chinese repoussé and chasing techniques  with great attention to detail and quality of construction.   It is also an intriguing collage of Chinese culture.. a story told with architecture instead of traditional symbols… through distinct elements on the bracelet… walls, towers and dwellings on stilts. My […]

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