RUSSIA AND FRANCE: PARADOXES OF JEWELRY ART IN MODERN STYLE
Jewelry of the new style at the end of the 19th century conquered everyone with its bright decorativeness and imagery, which are characterized by drama and symbolism, unusually interpreted mythological…

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Icon collecting
Throughout life, Russian people have been associated with icons. Under the images of saints, he was born, married. After death, during the burial, people put an icon in the coffin…

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Antique Secrets of the Past
Currently, not only a private collector, but also the state is fond of antiques. Typically, antique objects are distinguished in terms of their material value, as well as historical. Also,…

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Icon collecting

Throughout life, Russian people have been associated with icons. Under the images of saints, he was born, married. After death, during the burial, people put an icon in the coffin so that the soul of the deceased would find eternal rest. In each hut there was reserved a place for icons, it was called the “red” corner or kut. His other name is the deity, the front angle, the chapel, the icon …

The hut of the Orthodox Christian has always been “marked” in the image of the Holy: it was placed near the gate or porch, it served as a defense against evil and evil people. Formally, the saints were not traded. Shabby, outdated icons could be brought to the icon shop and instead of themselves choose a new one, while paying extra money. If the seller considered that the amount received was too small, he, without uttering a word, pushed the money back. In this case, the buyer had to pay extra. Continue reading

Antiques, hanging shelves and 5 more things in the interior that negatively affect success

Does the person determine the environment or does the environment determine the person? The question is interesting – true, rhetorical. Naturally, we will not seek an answer to it, but we will insure ourselves: we will remove from everyday life things that can negatively affect the life path. What kind? Read in our material.

Gala Mikhailova
columnist, interior designer and co-owner of DELARO8 textile design studio
In order to combine the potential success in business and life, there are many ways. Today I will propose one of them – to exclude objects that negatively affect the concentration of positive energy in the house. Of course, if you have already tried all other methods.

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KIDDUSH AND KIDDUSH GLASSES

Most often, customers are offered silver pair Saturday candlesticks, Hanukkah lamps, all kinds of aromatics, pointers and the so-called “kid glasses” or, depending on the shape, size, “kid’s glasses” created on the territory of the Russian Empire in the 19th and early 20th centuries. The same products, sometimes from earlier eras and mainly from Western European production, are presented and bought at Sotheby’s and Christie’s auctions. As a rule, the price of such antiques is quite high, which is explained not so much by the artistic merits of the products, as by their unusualness and rarity.
Jewish art, which is closely connected with religion and the cult ritualism of everyday life, was not appreciated until relatively recently. Continue reading

WATCH COLLECTION WITH A LIMITED BUDGET
Most collectors are always looking for the sleeping one who is waiting to be found. One story tells how a collector went to a pawnshop and asked the owner if…

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For those who have everything - “future antiques”
The Odessa Museum of Modern Art (Sabansky Lane, 4a) opened a personal exhibition of the sculptor Alexander Podmasco. In fact, antiques can be declared to calm the soul any junk…

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ANTIQUES
The attention of people to antiques is attracted by two reasons. The first is the love of history, the state and, in connection with these ancient objects that bear the…

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Trade in antique books in Russia from the era of Peter I to the present day
The developed system of book antiques trade, with the relevant rules and laws, is one of the most important components in creating the most favorable conditions for the emergence of…

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