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Memento Mori Monday: Coral Cutlery

It’s monday again! This week’s Memento Mori is practical in many ways, but mostly it shows us a practical way of “thinking on death” that I hadn’t touched upon before. Back in the days (we’re talking 15th, 16th century here) … Continue reading

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Curious Experiments… RH’s Chemistry Cloches

I have featured Restoration Hardware before, and I’m doing it again because their offer of awesome items just keeps growing. This time, my eye was drawn to a combination of two things I love: curiosity cabinets and science. The “Chemistry … Continue reading

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Pretty Things: Cameos

Usually I provide you with links to sites where you can acquire the featured items… This time, I’m just showing you pretty things. After all, we all need something nice to look at from time to time. Enjoy these gorgeous … Continue reading

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Baroque ‘N’ Roll… Jimmy Martin Furniture

The designer duo Jimmie Karlsson and Martin Nihlmar -known as “Jimmie Martin”- produces a range of “antique” furniture with an interesting twist. Their hand-painted decorations and funky paintjobs turn “antique style” pieces into modern eye-catchers… Their work is purposefully tacky, … Continue reading

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For Poison And Pills… Locket Rings

I have always been charmed by the concept of “Locket Rings”, or “Poison Rings” as they’re often advertised. Not only they give me this very Lucretia-Borgia-like feeling (and that alone is awesome), but I imagine they could be very useful … Continue reading

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Curious Collections and Historic Awesomeness…. Restoration Hardware

Restoration Hardware is one of those sites that is so full of awesomeness you would like to feature the whole of it. Since that’s not possible, I’ve opted to feature the interesting collections of vintage objects they have on sale … Continue reading

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Church Furniture… Even For Atheists

I am an atheist/agnostic, depending on the circumstances, so in general I can say I am not religious. I do admire religion though, since it is a bizarre and incredibly potent way of mass manipulation. It has given rise to … Continue reading

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