Antiques

VERDURA: Yesterday and oh yes, Today!

If you’re at all a fan of jewelry, you’re certainly familiar with Verdura jewelry.  The super-brief version of the story is this: Duke Fulco di Verdura, a Sicilian aristocrat and lover of design and art in all forms, rose to great prominence in the mid-1920s when he began designing costume jewelry for fashion legend Coco…

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Flower Power! at the SF Fall Art & Antiques Show ~ Oct 25-29

Flowers have been powerful motifs in art since the beginning of time.  Virtually every renowned artist of the 20th century at some point in his or her career used these gentle emblems of nature to express artistic talent and to beautify the world around us. So it is no surprise, but quite a delight, that…

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SF Art & Antiques Show

Loyal readers of this blog know that I LOVE things that are old and precious.  So I’m very excited about the San Francisco Fall Art & Antiques Show coming up October 27-30!  This is exactly the kind of event that I trolled western Europe for when I was living abroad and I haven’t gone to any…

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