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NEW YORK — Among the most classic pieces in the realm of jewelry is the elegantly simple cameo. Typically featuring portraits of women or mythological scenes, cameo jewelry has been carved for centuries out of hard natural materials such as stone, but shell cameos might be the most beautiful examples of the form.
STOURPAINE, U.K. – Onslow Auctioneers will hold its 38th winter auction of vintage posters on Friday, November 25. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers. Top lots include a trio of extremely rare posters by the great master Leonetto Cappiello and an exceptionally scarce World War II-era poster that has gained the nickname the “Blonde […]
LONDON – Fate found us in Florida for the Christmas and New Year holiday, yet far from the madding Disney crowds. I wrote this with one eye on the sun setting over a nearly deserted beach. The only crowds there are the shell collectors, out in numbers of at least a dozen after high tide, […]
STOURPAINE, England – A rare and beautiful Shell Oil and Petrol poster by Jean d’Ylen, a French master of poster design, is one of the great items that Onslows will be offering in a Winter Vintage Posters auction on Friday, Dec. 20. LiveAuctioneers.com will provide Internet live bidding. The poster was discovered among a collection […]