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Obama’s UK Visit and the End of his Leadership

Obama’s UK Visit and the End of his Leadership »

3 May, 2016
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The sun is sliding down the white Aquia Creek sandstone of the iconic presidential building, which has served as Obama’s office for the last seven and a half years.

‘Wonders Will Never Cease’ | Ninety Years of David Attenborough

‘Wonders Will Never Cease’ | Ninety Years of David Attenborough »

25 Apr, 2016
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On the 8th of May, this year (2016), the world’s best known champion of the natural world, David Attenborough, will celebrate his 90th birthday.

From Shells To Precious Stones | The History of Wearable Art (Part Four)

From Shells To Precious Stones | The History of Wearable Art (Part Four) »

16 Feb, 2016
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Nomadic clans of Native Americans – the once indigenous people of the now United States – once roamed across the vastness of North America. The jewellery they wore was designed in keeping with their close affinity with the natural world.

Home of the Stone

Home of the Stone »

15 Feb, 2016
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Take a trip across our marvellous blue planet and discover the origins of our gemstones and precious metals.

From Shells To Precious Stones | The History of Wearable Art (Part Three)

From Shells To Precious Stones | The History of Wearable Art (Part Three) »

15 Feb, 2016
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In the history of wearable art the Indian subcontinent is like an immovable mountain, unchanged by the rampaging storms and floods that scarred its foothills.

From Shells To Precious Stones | The History of Wearable Art (Part Two)

From Shells To Precious Stones | The History of Wearable Art (Part Two) »

14 Feb, 2016
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It is the nature of all things that humans value most – someday that which is deeply coveted will cause a rift between those who ‘have’ and those who ‘have not’. In this respect the allure of jewellery can be a double-edged sword, capable of awakening a bloodthirsty greed.

From Shells To Precious Stones | The History of Wearable Art (Part One)

From Shells To Precious Stones | The History of Wearable Art (Part One) »

13 Feb, 2016
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Ever since the industrial revolution and the consequent advances in technology we’ve seemed to embrace a new kind of rapid urbanisation. In doing so we’ve continuously distanced ourselves from the natural world and the rest of the animal kingdom, including our distant, less-evolved ancestors.

Bulgari, Chopard and the Legacy of High Jewellery

Bulgari, Chopard and the Legacy of High Jewellery »

11 Feb, 2016
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When people talk about high jewellery it’s never long before big names like Bulgari, Chopard or De Beers enter the conversation. Bulgari in particular has long been synonymous with the highest standard of luxury design.