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Pietre Dure Chest, Best of the Chest ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 05/01/2014
...Pietre Dure Chest, Best of the Chest ~ M.S. Rau Antiques Best of the Chest May 2014 View Original Article A A A ART & ANTIQUES......: Pietre Dure Pietre Dure Chest Pietre Dure Chest P2 Pietre Dure Chest... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques Liz Beirise » The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques

...Liz Berise's full profile » 2 posts by Liz Berise: Paintings in Stone: The Art of Pietre Dure June 21st, 2013 A jeweler......’s precision and an artist’s eye make pietre dure one of the most fascinating techniques in decorative arts. Even more remarkable is that the process has remained mostly unchanged throughout the centuries... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques Jim Cottrell » The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques

.... Hailing from the girls’ room at Peter’s Court, the […] Posted in From Our Sales Team , M.S. Rau Blog | No Comments » Pietre Dure, the Original Rock Stars May 27th, 2009 Pietre Dure is an art-historical term... Read More »

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

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.... pietre dure An Italian phrase which means "hard stones," pietre dure is often used to describe sculptural or decorative use of hard stones....... Often used during the Italian Renaissance for decorating tiny caskets, it was much too fragile for use on larger items....... Some extraordinary pierced work was achieved by the noteworthy Goldsmiths and Silversmiths of London during the 18th and 19th centuries... Read More »

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

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.... It's surface is hard enough to be polished and malachite has been used for beads, cabochons, decorative items and pietre dure... Read More »