18th and 19th Century Russian nobility took pearl wearing to the extreme. The royal designers created lavish jewelry, intricate decorative headdress and articles of clothing with pearls extravagantly woven and embroidered in the voluminous layers of fabric. Pictures of members of the Romanov dynasty, the last Russian Dynasty, show the nobility, young and old, wearing pearls in varying degrees of lavishness for various occasions, from coronation to christening..
TodayNavajo jewelry sold today still follows the classic styles from the old days but also has incorporated new contemporary styles such as inlaid silver and turquoise. There are many jewelry stores and shops around Taos where so much of it is sold. I have been in and out of the stores and up to the Taos Pueblo to see the Native American jewelry.
Kay Nielsen’s illustrations for “East of the Sun and West of the Moon” (1914)Nielsen’s color illustrations were completed for this contribution throughout 1913 and 1914. As with his images for In Powder and Crinoline (1913), the color illustrations were reproduced with a 4 color process. Comment within the Preface to East of the Sun and West of the Moon (1914) describes the images contributed by Nielsen beautifully:.
It should be lost on no one that in a year when zero maybe less than that was expected from St. John’s, the Johnnies managed to go 17 15 and maintain Mike Anderson’s streak of 18 winning seasons in 18 years as a head coach. Things are going to be bright on Utopia Parkway for many years to come..
In his sweeping and exhaustively researched biography, Mark Eisner plumbs the man behind the legend, a task for which he’s well suited. Eisner has spent the past two decades working on projects related to Neruda, including a documentary about the poet’s life and work. With such an extensive grounding, Eisner doesn’t so much document his subject as inhabit it.
Sugar is another ingredient that has an easy replacement. In most recipes, white sugar can be replaced with real organic honey (not the kind you buy at the grocery store), and brown sugar can be replaced with coconut sugar. Unless of course you need sugar the sprinkle or roll cookies in, and then of course, you’ll need to use the coconut sugar.
Ski and Snowboard Innovation: As North America’s leading ski and snowboard retailer, Sport Chek’s retail lab now includes one of only three Wintersteiger Mercury automated ski and snowboard tuning machines in Canada. Customers will be able to watch their skis and boards being tuned on the most advanced machine in the world, offering razor sharp edges and eight different available base structures. The machine can tune 30 skis or boards per hour, meaning a quick turn around for customers..