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.... Worldwide, however, it is safe to say that prehistoric peoples, such as the Aztecs, Mayans, and Olmecs, and Ancient Egyptians observed jade as more valuable and powerful than gold... Read More »

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.... Posted in Jewelry , M.S. Rau Blog | No Comments » The Very Best of Art Deco March 29th, 2013 | posted by Susan Lapene Egyptian Art Deco Chandelier Art Deco Diamond and Rock Crystal Brooch I just returned from the Art Deco World Congress 2013 held in Habana, Cuba and have been thoroughly.......  Take, for instance, this fabulous chandelier that displays a geometric Egyptian motif. Mounted in luminous platinum and 18k gold, as well as featuring a link of the purest rock crystal, this Art Deco pin radiates the opulence associated with the movement... Read More »

The Grand Tour ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 08/12/2013
....  This stunning Victorian Egyptian Revival necklace, comprised of 21 individual micromosaic pendants, is a wonder of meticulous craftsmanship and intricate beauty....... Crafted of sumptuous yellow gold, the necklace exhibits a magnificent inlaid Egyptian motif of exceptional detail and artistry... Read More »

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.... Worldwide, however, it is safe to say that prehistoric peoples, such as the Aztecs, Mayans, and Olmecs, and Ancient Egyptians observed jade as more valuable and powerful than gold... Read More »

Glossary of Antiques Terms - Antiques Glossary ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

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.... Empire A period of Neo-classic design during the reign of Napoleon 1804-14. Greek, Roman, and Egyptian motifs were widely used... Read More »

Glossary of Antiques Terms - Antiques Glossary ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

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.... Unfortunately, due to intense competition, smaller factories left many of their pieces unmarked. Typically, Old Paris porcelain is a combination of Greek, Roman and Egyptian influences accented with bright colors and gilding... Read More »

Prime Provenance: The King Farouk Antique Bedroom Suite ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 12/28/2010
.... To pass on that enthusiasm on to our clients...that may be the greatest treasure of all. Tags: 29-5791 | King Farouk | Egyptian Furniture The stunning King Farouk Bedroom Suite Each piece was crafted by master e... Read More »

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.... Designed en esclavage – which refers to the swag chain and the multiple hanging pendants — the striking Egyptian motif is highlighted by rich, gold beading......’s take on ancient Egyptian style. A similar necklace is found at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, attesting to the importance of this piece... Read More »

Collecting Medical Antiques ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 04/24/2009
..., many of these items are less expensive and more easily attained than surgical instruments. Inhalers, similar in function to a humidifier, have been used since Egyptian times and were widely prescribed... Read More »