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05/31/2019 I By George Peralta
Pocket Watches: The Gentleman's Timepiece
Timekeeping was one of mankind's first puzzles to crack. First marked only by night and day, then by the town square's church bells ringing in the hours, and eventually by precision clocks that can count the minutes and...
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True Blue: The Sapphire’s Enduring Legacy
True Blue: The Sapphire’s Enduring Legacy
For centuries, sapphires have been a gemstone prized by royalty, spiritual leaders, the wealthy and...
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The Fascinating Story of M.S. Rau’s French Quarter Renovation
The Fascinating Story of M.S. Rau’s French Quarter Renovation
The countdown to November 2019 is on: In only a few short months, M.S. Rau will open its freshly...
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Celebrating Holiday Traditions with M. S. Rau Antiques
Celebrating Holiday Traditions with M. S. Rau Antiques
It may be your grandparents twinkling chandelier above a holiday table, or a family excursion to a...
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All About Her: How to Select Gifts Women Really Want
All About Her: How to Select Gifts Women Really Want
Ask any child and they’ll be quick to tell you that the best part of the holidays is the...
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The Art of Gifting Art
The Art of Gifting Art
Fine art makes for the most memorable and cherished of gifts because it is something the recipients...
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Millennia in the Mirror: Portraiture in Historical Society
Millennia in the Mirror: Portraiture in Historical Society
Portraiture has a history almost as long as humanity itself. We have always been compelled by a...
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Top 5 Portrait Acquisitions of All Time
Top 5 Portrait Acquisitions of All Time
A portrait's purpose has always been to memorialize its subject. Over time, however, these works of...
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Sit, Stay, Roll Over: The Year of the Dog
Sit, Stay, Roll Over: The Year of the Dog
2018 marks the year of the dog on the Chinese zodiac calendar. Previous dog years include 2006,...
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Year in Review: Favorite Acquisitions of 2017
Year in Review: Favorite Acquisitions of 2017
We are known for finding rare and unique treasures here at M.S. Rau, but this piece goes above and...
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Top Picks for the Holidays from our Sales Consultants
Top Picks for the Holidays from our Sales Consultants
With the holidays just around the corner, we asked our sales consultants what special top picks...
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Fall, Curated: Specialists' Top Picks for the Upcoming Season
Fall, Curated: Specialists' Top Picks for the Upcoming Season
Sales Consultant and Jewelry Specialist, George Peralta, discusses his top five picks and what he...
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