February 17, 2011
Metal sculptures have become extensively popularized as lately. Let it be an abstract bronze idol, a wrought iron paper weight or fancy modern infrastructural decor; people always seem to get drawn ..
October 03, 2008
The 23rd day of September 1899 witnessed the birth one of the greatest artists of the 20th Century, Louise Nevelson. She was born at Kiev, the capital city of Ukraine. Louise Nevelson's family ..
September 22, 2008
Bronze has long been the ideal metal for the casting of bronze sculptures and all the many other historic formations of daily living. When it comes to the sculptures made of bronze, historically this .
September 07, 2008
When it comes to the Chinese culture, the ivory carvings that have been one of the highest forms of art for several thousand years now, is just as cherished now as it was many centuries ago. The ..
August 09, 2008
Most everyone in the throughout the world have heard or know specifically of what the metals of bronze and brass both are, but how many people truly understand the differences between these two ..
July 29, 2008
Songs of wisdom from the westward sea, A Mermaid sang her melody, Let not your heart be sad with care, For miracles are everywhere! Come walk with me at break of day Where Seagulls fly and Dolphins ..
July 28, 2008
One of the most wonderful things about art is that there are literally hundreds of different styles and forms that one can study and enjoy. Unfortunately, this same diversity that attracts many ..
July 27, 2008
The beauty of the Japanese collectibles of traditional Netsuke has such a splendid history that it is so very hard to fully decipher between the original dynamics. This is especially true when ..
July 27, 2008
With elephant ivory long being band, there are actually several other types of animal ivory that must fill in for the species protection of today's elephant ivory. Even though there are a few various .
July 27, 2008
For over 3000 years now, various cultures have long been working with the metal alloy known as bronze. In the dependence upon the application, the basic blending of bronze is produced with the main ..
July 19, 2008
There are many reasons as to why the Russians perfected the exquisite beautifications of their hand crafted Russian silver and enamel Silver artworks, but no other culture has been truly able to ..
July 12, 2008
Although the ivory tusks and teeth of the wooly mammoth has long historically been utilized by the human cultures and societies of the past, mammoth ivory usage did slowly decline over time. The two ..
July 12, 2008
The strength and beauty of bronze has played thousands of roles throughout the world history of humanity since its long ago discovery. Even though, what truly makes up the second strongest metal that .
July 12, 2008
One of the most uniquely collected artistic hand crafted works of today is the amazingly historical art formation of the Japanese Netsuke sculptural miniatures. The exquisite works of the ..
June 28, 2008
Although Netsuke was a form of necessity, it was also a form of defiance within a society that was under a firm handed dictatorship of the Japanese Empire. Even though the toggle was a way to hold in .
June 21, 2008
Russian artwork has surpassed all cultures around the world throughout history when it comes to handcrafting silver with fine enamel inlay work of the exquisite work is reflected in the silversmith's .
June 18, 2008
Art & Wealth "They buy art to appreciate it, to learn from it and to profit from it. " From Bill Cosby's African-American Art Collection to Steve Wynn's passion for traditional masterpieces to ..
March 18, 2008
A Mezuzah is a beautiful handmade silver Judaica object, which contains the written Jewish prayers by a scribe on a parchment in Hebrew. It is hung by a nail on the door post of Jewish homes as a ..
February 27, 2008
Out of the many forms of art, artwork in stone is probably one of the most difficult to master. Art in stone is also one of the most impressive and durable crafts that one can create. Gifting stone ..
February 19, 2008
Collecting fine art is an inspiring and stimulating hobby for everyone, not just for the rich or famous. There are many forms of art to choose from, as the definition to what art actually is differs ..
February 09, 2008
With the global ban on elephant ivory, genuine mammoth ivory has been the replacement. Unlike the forbidden elephant ivory, mammoth ivory is legal to use worldwide because of the animal being an ..
January 19, 2008
Netsuke is a functional, yet beautifully small type of Japanese form of art developed over 300 years ago. Miniature sculptures of many various styles were in the beginning created for holding closed ..
January 02, 2008
Brushing across the canvass ever so slightly, the perfection is apparent and yet the artist carefully scrutinizes every square inch. It passes the final test and it is completed, yet another ..
December 29, 2007
By the end of the last Ice age, the complete species of Woolly mammoths got annihilated while the fossilized remains have remained in the cold regions of Europe, Asia and North America. The area of ..
December 07, 2007
What's the latest and greatest in jewelry making and home decoration? Believe it or not, it's mammoth ivory. For centuries, elephant ivory was prized as a status symbol of the rich and famous. ..