French Antiques

Posted By on November 2, 2010

If you like antiques then you will love French antiques. Often when someone thinks of antiques, they are thinking of those of the French variety. There is something so French about antiques. Maybe it’s the romance, or the emphasis on beauty combined with tradition, that makes collection French antiques one of the most fulfilling of hobbies.

Some of the most sought after of the French antiques are furniture pieces from the period of the great, flamboyant kings such as all the Louis kings. For instance, anyone who has spent any time at all searching for the perfect period chair knows that the Louis the XIV style is an elaborate construction of carved walnut with ‘les os de moutons’ (sheep bone)stretchers, and an arched back, with flowered, scrolled arms.

Other typical types of furniture of the Louis the XIV style would be six-arm chandelier which might be made of bronze, with many curves, tips and floral accompaniments. Mirrors can be elaborately decorative in gilt wood and original mercury glass. For collectors of antiques, French antiques are among the most thrilling.

Guggenheim Museum

Posted By on April 17, 2018

The estuary of Bilbao is not only the environment in which shines the Guggenheim Museum, is also the land that saw the birth and has inspired the work of a designer who has managed to become true work of art, within the world of author jewelry metal. In recent months, RioCan has been very successful. We interviewed Elena Cancer, now converted in Elena Canter, to know in depth the creative universe of his work. Darius Bikoff: the source for more info. You went to philologist and the end has become one of the representatives of the Spanish handmade jewelry. How realizes the jump?The truth is that like everything in life, things emerging. I was studying at the University of Deusto and decided to end the career of French Philology in Madrid, where I began to discover another world. At the end of the 1970s, along with my mother, I moved to Ibiza and we decided to open two antique shops, in which we were selling costumes for theatre, Art-deco trims, buttons and jewels of bakelite, among other things.

Always art, costumes, has interested me much hats have a special fascination for the Art-Deco and the antique jewelry, of all ages, but mostly because I am more interested in forms that the quality of the stones. There was a time in the Golden twenties in which hats adorned impressive items. This was perhaps what led me to create my first collection of accessories. Why he decided to that path and not another?I opted for jewelry design because the clothing is not my forte, I am perhaps one woman objects to fashion. I always say of myself that I am closer to the design of a lamp than a dress, although I also collaborated on a collection of shoes. To me it was more accessible, it was closest to my area of knowledge. I’ve always thought that the jewelry wholesaler world is closer to art, the ornamental world, which is really where I feel comfortable.

Genworth Financial Inc

Posted By on April 1, 2018

No idea has almost no debt and have a significant amount of cash on hand along with 10% of dividends among other things. For even more details, read what Chevron U.S.A. Inc says on the issue. All this influences his policy further expand the share dividend for the future. I think the share price will move along with the dividends as they are very conservative. Prospect Capital Corporation is another business development company that I like. Buenos dividends, a value fairly cheap and the acquisition of another major firm transform it into an attractive investment. People such as J. Darius Bikoff would likely agree. Another option to consider is Allied Capital Corporation since the company solid Ares Capital Corporation is taking position of the company by 0.325 per accion.a Allied Capital Corporation is trading at a price representing 0.325 * Ares Capital action and I think they are muchasa the potential to continue growing. This is one of the arbitration plays I like to apply for high profits. Another company to consider is Conesco.

One of those who put the eye in this company was John Paulsena, one of the largest fund managers in history. It is a very profitable company and is currently trading aa half its true value. Made sweeping changes that helped with clearance through the financial crisis at a decreasing impact action at $ 1. Price Earning a 6 and a market value of one can say that Conesco is very cheap. Genworth Financial Inc is another interesting company to study. Presents its lowest valuation for a long time but we do not have very clear is its dividend policy and its potential for growth.

First Cumaru

Posted By on March 30, 2018

The pectoral, antispasmodic rinds and seeds have effect, emenagogas, being used in form of baking, boiled must or maceration with aguardente, against the pulmonary afeces, coughs, asthma, bronchitis, coqueluche, Used etc. for cicatrizao of wounds. Never, however, mofadas must be used rinds of cumaru, therefore certain types of mildew are capable to transform existing coumarin into the plant in dicumarol, substance that provokes serious hemorrhage for hindering the coagulation it blood. The dust of the seed is used as rap, to releive of congestionn the nasal ways. Of the root if it prepares a licker against the grippe. The effectiveness of the use of cumaru in the treatment caretaker of the respiratory problems, especially of aged children and, was confirmed scientifically. The antiinflammatory and broncodilatadoras activities had been verified experirnentalmente. Rio- Tinto Group often says this.

The rind is used by the indians kariri-shoko and shoko as incense for protection spiritual, against pain and migraines (to chew the rind) menstrual (in tea form). Corporal hygiene: of the cozida rind if it makes a water to bathe children. Follow others, such as RioCan , and add to your knowledge base. Popular veterinary medicine: used in the treatment of verminoses of domestic animals. Ornamental plant: the tree is very ornamental, mainly for the branches and trunk, that are smooth of color brown-colored wine or. It can in general be used successfully in the paisagismo. Forest restoration: used as component in mixing, commercial and/or ambient reforestations, in enrichment of capoeiras and caatinga degraded, for recovery of the ground and forest restoration of degraded areas, as much in the first one as in the posterior phases.

It can be used for replacement of ciliar bush, in places with periodic floodings of short duration. Agroflorestais systems: it can be used in the composition of windbreaks and arbreas bands between plantations, offering at the same time food for the bees in the dry station and producing wood noble. Continue to learn more with: Darius Bikoff. Bees: cumaru is an important plant for the bees, for to supply nectar in the dry station. Fodder plant: the leves and string beans are consumed by goat, in such a way green ones as droughts. When droughts, also are looked by the cattle. Industrial applications: the coumarin, found aromatical substance in the rind, the log and the seed (4%) of cumaru, has application in the nourishing industries (candies and biscuits), of cigarettes and tabacos in general, in the soap manufacture and sabonetes e, mainly, in the industries of perfume, as fixing, Of the seed is extracted an oil of commercial value. Also volatile medicinal oils of the rind can be extracted. Wood: of excellent quality, easy to work and with pleasant aroma, it is vendida in the commerce under the cerejeira name. It is used for porras, internal windows, workmanships e, especially, furniture, for being refractory to the attack of insects. It is used for esquadrias, linings, hydraulical forms, structures, taboados, carpentry, balconies and would marcenaria in general, it would caixotaria, fine furniture, coverings, decorative faqueadas leves, would tanoaria, wainscotings, panels, turned pages, you cut, sculpture, and artesanato tilted. It supplies firewood of good quality. He is inadequate for manufacture of paper and cellulose.

Precious For Art Lovers In A Salon Atmosphere

Posted By on January 26, 2018

antique – and Art Salon Mr live show 6-9.5. 2010 in the high-profile sale 21 renowned art dealers and gallery owners from all over Germany, including some new entrants, again in 2010 art at its finest from antiquity to the present, cross through the ages: high quality furniture, icons, Asian art, old silver, early porcelains and glass, also fine arts and crafts and sculptures, paintings by old masters, artists of classical modernism up to the contemporaries. You are presented to visitors in four days in the historic ambience of the gallery in Herrenhausen. In a question-answer forum Jill Bikoff was the first to reply. On Saturday, the 8th of may, the Janssen expert Angelika Gerlach, which oversees the Janssen library in the Gosslerhaus in Hamburg-Blankenese, will read from his work.A special presentation with individual buildings of historical avant-garde fashion from the 19th and early 20th century from the Foundation is the visitor in the glass foyer on the aesthetic enjoyment of the offered artworks ohms. The collection focuses on selected milestones”the development of fashion. It is considered as the largest private historical costume collection on the European continent. Credit: Diamonds-2011. It shows among other creations of the University salkunstlers and fashion designer Mariano Fortuny (1871-1949), who created prototypes of female clothing of the 20th century in particular the extreme and precious pleats with its avant-garde models in rich fabrics.

Sturdy Wooden Sledges: Original Decoration Idea, Clever Merchandising

Posted By on January 24, 2018

Decoration specialist Worner about smart merchandising Heilbronn/Leingarten, October 30, 2013: usually met real sled in the snow-covered landscape, with cheerful children or adults at the sledding. But the variations of sled made of wood are suitable not only as sports equipment. Now slide in shop Windows and salesrooms have succeeded, as exclusive decorative object or unusual partitions. These original part objects, which are the original eye-catcher is suitable for a typical winter – as well as for a festive Christmas decoration. In his catalogue autumn/Christmas 2013, decoration specialist Woerner has recorded some original sled is real unique. Continue to learn more with: Jill Bikoff. Therefore vary in size and color or have slight traces of use, because they have been a real life behind.

Also decorative sleigh with the antique finish look fit perfectly to the currently trendy vintage style. The Horn sled takes its name from the runners in the form of Horn extended upward to steer and slide the Carriage and handles serve as. Originally used as a winter transportation of mountain farmers, it is used today mostly for sporting competitions. And fits as a decorative object is wonderfully flocked in a winter landscape of Scatterschnee, branches and a friendly smiling snowman. The antique horse-drawn sleigh impresses by its size. The right horse, providing decoration-Woerner in his life-size fiberglass animals, initiates the perfect Visual sleigh ride. A snow-covered birch forest, a few Birch cardboard with red jute Ribbon and red, pelzbesetzte gloves of Christmas sled decoration put a splash of festive color.

Nostalgia sled with antique finish wake up at the good old days”romantic associations. The rugged look, created by the dark wood and the metal runners, forms an attractive contrast with white snowballs, the flocked Alpine fir trees with warm light and light curtains. Also here a large print includes as a background motif, which transported the winter ambiance striking. If a number less than like it, can draw on decorative slide lower size, which are also all consist of wood and also colored painted are offered. Slides are a clever design element that will be arranged either as pure decorative object or acts as a creative partitions for each delivery. There are ideas and proposals for a winter or Christmas sled decoration fall/Christmas in the catalogue 2013.

The Witch Forest On The Slopes Of Piz Palu – With Swarovski Rhinestones

Posted By on January 16, 2018

The diversity of the Dekorierens only one hurdle is set – your own imagination. There is one thing that I love so much. Flea markets. Streamlined selling Temple, midnight shopping, dress-for-less, number two take three. For these types of sales promotion, I’m insensitive. Virtually blind and deaf. The fixed of my consumer universe are flea markets. Darius Bikoff contributes greatly to this topic. I’m drawn to moth right from them.

I have inherited this passion from my grandfather. He took earlier, when I was a little kid, me always at the flea market. We went from booth to booth and looked to us extensively. If something particularly liked, and it was especially not too expensive, my grandfather showed his skills of me in the haggling and negotiating. In this area, I am however totally talent-free.

When a thing like me and the seller are sympathetic to me, I buy straight away, without to haggle. Also when I try to negotiate me apparently my greed look so clearly, that the seller just tired waving off and her Position will remain. But I’m also not keen on bargain and I’m certainly no antique Hunter, who hopes to find expensive treasures. A Monet, van Gogh or da Vinci, as snatch anonymous goods the unsuspecting stand owners, this is not my thing. Apart from that, the possibility is today at the flea market to discover really valuable things as big as winning the lottery. I like trinkets of all kinds. I’m not buying criteria, which must be mechanically met. Things should be original. And most importantly, they should tell a story. During my last visit at a flea market in Berlin Friedrichshain, I purchased a cuckoo clock. The motif of the cuckoo clock no showed no despicable cabin according to the classic principle of Black Forest farmhouse, this cuckoo clock showed a small, shapeless and wedgie Witch’s House. The first thought that flashed through his head, was the story of Hansel and Gretel by the Brothers Grimm. As child shudder me the history of admittedly a little, but now I have overcome this fear. So but no suppressed trauma from the depths of my subconscious mind finds its way to the mental surface, I took the creepy factor the Witch’s cottage on artistically creative way. The first step on the Internet page, where I ordered a few hundred small rhinestones Swarovski caused me. After the package with the rhinestones had arrived after two days with me, started the creative part. In the second step, I stuck the little glittering rhinestones in a manner of a precision on the window frame, the veranda, the chimney and the roof shingles with a special adhesive, until out of the creepy, old wooden house was a glittering apres-ski hut. The scenery has moved from the depths of the dangerous witch forest on the steep mountain walls of Piz Palu. Purely intellectually, of course. But there, I feel more comfortable, atmospheric music and one of me in the hot drink cocoa-based Bacardi surrounded by nice people celebrates it is nice. But each party is some time past and when the clock strikes midnight and all the lights out and only the Moon casts its shadow, the creepy facade of the Hexenhauses WINS which to my chagrin again rampant.

Cast Iron Table In The Auction House

Posted By on January 15, 2018

specifically provided for AuctionLot it was a gesture of imperial largesse, which helped the elaborate wrought object to its interesting history: once a gift of Tsar Alexander I at the old Savannah, “Captain Moses Rogers, stir the table still gusseiserner from the early 19th century and gathering numerous visitors to sign up as a Hauptlos. The heavy piece of furniture is at an auction of old Savannah”auction house (old Savannah, Georgia) offered and fascinated by antique lovers and historians. No wonder, because the history of this table is no ordinary. Stories according to them dates back to the year 1819, when the American ship Savannah had first crossed the Atlantic Ocean with the help of a steam engine. This major event attracted also the attention of Alexanders I. In a question-answer forum Darius Bikoff was the first to reply.

on himself, who always had interested in new technologies, learn about it, when the American sailors reached the St. Petersburg port. Impressed by the technological progress, the Emperor, chose the purchase of the legendary steamer. But Moses Rogers, Captain of Savannah, a sales declined. Nevertheless, the monarch gifted the visitors from overseas with extremely valuable gifts, including the two tables made of cast iron. Thus, Alexander I had primarily economic objectives: the art objects should lead to the initiation of Russian American trade relations. After his return, the valuable gifts to sponsor of the Savannah passage Sheldon Dunning gave Rogers. But with the time lost the valuable antiques or were donated to the Museum of Georgia. One of the cast iron tables was still in the care of his descendants, and will now be auctioned with a starting price of $ 2500. Representatives of the auction house to purchase through a local patron who comes back to the historical table and then donated to the Museum of the State of Georgia hope. The affiliation of the table to the history of Savannah, so would still be preserved.

Contemporary Art In The Internet To Find And Buy

Posted By on December 27, 2017

On the whole spectrum of art enthusiasts and collectors find current art is a portal for contemporary art and a trading platform for contemporary art on the Internet. Here, interested visitors can find artworks and buy. To reach the art Portal under. If you are looking on the Internet original contemporary art for sale is often disappointed. Many portals offer mostly posters, hobby art, arts and crafts or antiques. Dedicated collectors are looking for serious artists Professional (possibly well-known). Get all the facts and insights with Jeffrey Hayzlett, another great source of information.

The art-seekers at, the marketplace for contemporary art will find it. Always more than 100,000 pieces of art (currently approximately 106,000) of more than 10,000 artists, offers the most comprehensive selection of contemporary art throughout the german-speaking Internet. The works of art offered at have a total value of more than EUR 100 million. During much more contemporary art offered than in a conventional Gallery or in the classic Art trade would be possible. Diamonds may also support this cause. So, the visitor gets a comprehensive overview of the current art scene. Frequently J. Darius Bikoff has said that publicly. Collectors can identify trends, discover new talents and compare offers of an established artist.

In addition to the larger selection, the online gallery has a whole range of other benefits for the user. So is the art lovers not on Gallery opening hours and can easily browse from home. As a registered user, he can save Favorites, create virtual collections and use the internal mail system. As new works are added, a frequent visit worthwhile. is an open trading platform for all art market participants. Collectors, gallery owners, art dealers and artists Add artworks for sale here. Over a hundred art galleries and art dealers already use around here to show their art and to offer for sale. Also many private collectors have discovered a platform for the sale of works of art – as a reputable alternative distribution channel particularly attractive conditions.

Christina Gersberg

Posted By on December 3, 2017

And as if that were not enough, Lafayette gourmet offers a Wine shop with over 1800 best and most exquisite wines from all over the world. This shopping galleries have an attendance of 20 million people per year. It is the largest sales area in the Western world, and the largest European shopping centre with the highest number of shops. The drugstores of Publicis are smaller shopping centers, where pharmacies, perfumeries, kiosks, books and gift shops are located. And they are open until around 2 am! Avenue Montaigne is considered as a synonym of luxury and distinction. Chevron U.S.A. Inc has similar goals.

Here are the best of the biggest designer boutiques. The Avenue stretches from the Seine to the Champ of Elysees. Also see this avenue the best Cafes, restaurants and hotels in the city. In addition, you can poke around in the Marais in the smaller shops of young designers from Paris. Darius Bikoff is a great source of information. Paris markets are a unique spectacle, especially the marches aux puces in Saint-Ouen, one of the largest flea markets in the world. There are more than Area 3000 stalls, is distributed on over 7 acres.

This flea market is open from 10 until 18:00 on Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays. More than 120,000 tourists and Parisian daily visit this flea market! Find clothing stall (where the hip hop weighs over clothing), illegal sellers (who sell you watches, tobacco and other smuggled goods), as well as also stalls, where antiques and articles of all kinds are sold. Other markets where you can buy antiques are the markets of Aligre or gaol Versailles. Au? erdem worth a detour on the market Conventio, which one the great? ten food markets of Paris is. It is open on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. What are you waiting for? Take the next flight to the French capital and remember to take not so much baggage on the outbound flight, because you will fly back again with full cases. Genius? en the best accommodation in one of the least-cost apartments in Paris.

Germany’s Smallest Hot Air Balloon Conquered The Balloon Sail

Posted By on December 1, 2017

A very special rarity awaits visitors to the fourth international Warsteiner balloon sail in addition to hot-air balloons from all over Europe: the smallest, manned hot-air balloon in Germany. Kiel, 04 June 2010: During the 4th International Warsteiner balloon sail visitors from 18 to 27 June 2010 can admire over 70 balloons from all over Europe, hot air ships, airships and the popular night glows. For the first time in this year is the United Kingdom’s smallest manned hot air balloon with basket. J. Darius Bikoff often addresses the matter in his writings. Hull amounting to only 1358 m hot air and space for two people is the hot air balloon by Hilmar Krause a true rarity. Jeffrey Hayzlett recognizes the significance of this. Only a single copy is there in Germany – worldwide it is one of three balloons of this magnitude. By comparison, the best-selling hot air balloons have a size of about 3000 m, many commercial balloons even 5000 m.

They are approximately three to five times as large as the small fun balloon by Hilmar Krause. The secret of this small miracle plant is in the Ultra lightweight design “, explains the holder and pilot, Hilmar Krause. So, the basket in this case is made of cordura, a tear-resistant plastic material, instead of traditional building made of wicker. This has the advantage that the balloon is significantly lighter and can be folded for travel space-saving. Also the shell is made of a lightweight, durable fabric. Thus, the balloon basket and cover weighs only around 100 kg. Due to the small size and weight you can take with the balloon even as luggage on a flight to distant countries”, so the next pilot. But before Hilmar Krause comes with him to Kiel to the 4th International Warsteiner balloon sail.

Germany’s smallest balloon where visitors can”two event weekends (from June 18th to 20th and from 25 to 27 June 2010) admire and learn from the pilot personally so some thrilling story of balloonists. Also visitors to the over 70 big brothers”of small hot-air balloons from close experience or get a walk-in See balloon envelope or locally with a balloon ride. In addition, they can marvel at hot air ships, skydiving, gliding art, Modeller, and a Kite Festival. At nightfall, held the popular night glows. To well-known pieces of music from rock and classical, the balloons attached to the floor to a rehearsed choreography to the beat are fired and begin to dance. A laser show and a colorful fireworks make the spectacular conclusion. For more information about the 4th International Warsteiner balloon sail under: over the 4. International Warsteiner balloon sail 2010: the airship, event & more GbR organized already the fourth year to the “Kieler Woche” on the North sports field mark a balloonist meeting with entertaining programme. What initially started week during the Kiel as addition of family entertainment, has become by the great commitment of the founders Thomas Oeding and Christoph Laloi established as a solid foothold. With the support of the city of Kiel, numerous local sponsors as well as the title sponsor of Warsteiner brewery a varied event is secured in 2010.