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Antique Asian Oriental Japanese Carved Bone and Mother of Pearl Inlaid Panel

Japan is well known for its lacquerware.   According to “Millers Antiques Encyclopedia 2008” “The technique of lacquering involves the application of numerous layers of varnish made from the sap of the Rhus vernicifer tree onto wood, leather, or fabric.  When dry, the layers form a hard crust, which can be carved in relief.”  Popular materials more »

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Fashion is a Waist of Money- Moschino should know

I have always picked the funny guy. My teen crushes were on the guy who didn’t take things too seriously & could diffuse a tense situation with a clever quip.  From Tom Selleck as Magnum P.I. & Matthew Broderick as Ferris, all the way to my high school crush Morley, the funny guy always won more »

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