Stalking the Belle Epoque
Join me on my search for all things fine, gracious, grand and glorious. We are awash in rudeness, garishness and sloth. Together, let's look for the beautiful things that still remain. Yes, we'll focus quite a lot on The Victorian and the Edwardian. However, our goal is to find the beauty that seems to be missing in all aspects of our lives. Maybe, together, we can start a new Belle Epoque.
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Mastery of Design: The Topaz Necklet, c. 1780
Necklet of White Topaz Part of a Demi-Parure Portugal, 1780-1800 The Victoria & Albert Museum This necklace, made in Portugal between 1780 and 1800, features a symmetrical bow design from which five loops suspending an equally symmetrical bow and pend...15 hours ago
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