With “A” for “Alfiler” (Tie Pin)

14 July, 2015
A tie pin is an accessory commonly used by men that had a hit back in the 20s. This tiny piece clips the tie to the shirt so it can’t move. Sometimes, (...)

Harper’s Bazar

9 July, 2015
Harper’s Bazar has counted on us once again in the last edition. This article was however really special since the photographer was Alberto Garcia-Alix, (...)

Mata Hari, the goddess of the lies

7 July, 2015
Mata Hari’s story is the cronique of a lie. A well planned lie though that drove half Europe crazy during the World War. This great Dutch impostor, whose (...)

With “S” for “String”

30 June, 2015
In jewelry this term “string” is used to define a row of beads linked by a thread. We can differenciate strings with pearls, corals, gold or any other (...)

With R for Rascamoño (Ornamental Hairclasp)

16 June, 2015
Let me put this image in your head: long needles usually decorated in one of the two ends with stones in different colors. Women used them both to hold (...)

The Rothschild family treasures now in Boston

15 June, 2015
This month Boston is the heart of our recommended exhibition. Restoring a Legacy: Rothschild Family Treasures bring us to the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston (...)

Aphrodite emersum e spuma

5 May, 2015
I always love to close the month with something very special, you all know that already, so I’ve made a new Baroque Still Even photo this month. This (...)

The orient of the pearls

28 April, 2015
Do you know what “the orient of the pearls” means? The orient is the natural sparkle in a pearl, that iridescent shine so characteristic that differenciates (...)

Eleonora Gonzaga´s Jewerly

16 April, 2015
Tiziano made this Eleonora Gonzaga’s portrait back in 1537. The painting was created with an admirable accuracy and precision and it’s plenty of meaningful (...)

With “L” for “Lazo” (Bow)

14 April, 2015
Let’s understand “bow” here as a long fabric band that allows us to tie a piece in a decorative and creative way. A bowknot is a knot made with laces (...)