James Gillis

With a Masters of Liberal Arts in Latin American History, James Gillis brings an enthusiastic and deep knowledge of History to the gallery. James has a very diverse and colorful background including being a former U.S. Marine, professional and academic experience with Homeland Security, operating several businesses from the ground up in Latin America, living and studying in The Middle East, and was a volunteer Docent at the National World War II Museum here in New Orleans. James' passion for learning, history and educating makes him a wonderful global sales associate-and a great conversationalist!

 

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The Story of Sterling: 19th Century Silver Patterns

Chrysanthemum, English King, Fairfax, Chantilly. Elegant, luxurious names given to some of the most pioneering designs in craft: silver patterns. * A pair of Tiffany & Co. sterling silver entrée dishes crafted in the Chrysanthemum pattern, exhibiting the motif's exuberant flowers and elegant scrolled feet.* The… Read More »

Dining as an Art: Caring for Your Silver Collection

* This incredible English King flatware service by Tiffany & Co. comprises 664 impeccable pieces* Since its inception in 1837, silver flatware by Tiffany & Co. has brought a touch of luxury to dining rooms in a manner of unparalleled craftsmanship and elegance. Synonymous with timeless style, the Tiffany & Co.… Read More »

For the Love of Porcelain: Meissen’s Cupid

* Part of the company's beloved "Cupid Mottos" or "Devise Children" series, cupid admires a single flaming heart with the motto "Un me suffit" ("One is enough") inscribed on the base* Chocolates, flowers, cozy candle-lit dinners – these ordinary words gain a special significance this time of year around Valentine’s Day. This… Read More »