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Blood Diamonds

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lorraine wins top 10 business at barclays trading places awards for the south west of england
House of Francheska is featured in the Bristol Evening Post Newspaper, please click here to view

Barclays trading places awards 2008Barclays trading places awards 2008 Lorraine and Jeff Pepper Barclays Manager for the South West

Lorraine is proud to announce House of Francheska came in as one of the Top 10 Companies for the South West of England
Barclays Bank Trading Places Awards 2008.... Please Click here to read more

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Genuine and Authentic Ancient Roman Silver Intaglio Ring, c.100 BCE. Please click here to read some information on Roman Rings

Roman rings, the popularity and of wearing the ring and how it became common place,
the lituus, the Roman stamp rings, and the rings found on skeletons

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Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech
or he is Otherwise known to us all as the Famous Salvador Dalí
Why are we interested In Salvador Dalí
Not only was Dalí a famous personality, film maker, sculpture, painter amongst other things he also designed jewellery.
We researched and found he designed exquisite pieces and we would like to share this with you.
Please click here to view about this extraordinary man and his fabulous Jewellery Creations

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Michael Delon Journalist had the pleasure and honour to know
Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech, known to us all as Salvador Dalí
Michael Delon knew Salvador Dalí throughout the 1970s, when he first began his professional journalism career. Click to read more

Click to View more on le roy soleil perfume from Elsa Schiaparelli
Elsa Schiaparelli Special 12 Page Feature click here to view....

Feature on Bronze Micro Mosaic and Ivory Altar Crucifix
Please view this fantastic article and example of stunning craftsmanship on Micro Mosaic.

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ART WORK FOR CHARITY.....Click here to view works of art from a very dear friend in Australia, she is an exceptional lady who has been active in the art and theatre scene in Melbourne Australia. An enthusiastic artist who has long been associated with the donation of art for charity. We really admire her talent, pure in spirit and much admired to all who know her.

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White Diamond Sells for $16.2 Million at Sotheby's in Geneva

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Exquisite Article on House of Cartier, a must see, beautiful pictures

Please read this Article by Lorraine Evans
Is there a Difference between
Cheap, Fake, Junk and Reproduction Costume Jewellery?
and Enter our Competition

CANADA IN WINTER. Click to view some lovely pictures sent in by a dear friend in Canada

article on Cunard
Please Visit Jeffs Big Birthday Surprise From his Wife Marianna
Short Trip on the Queen Mary 2 - Lovely Photographs

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HM Queen Elizabeth 11 Crown Jewels

Plus a video on a tribute to Chanel

The Forgotton Children
Article written by Lorraine Francheska Evans on
the Crisis concerning the disabled forgotton children in Serbia and Bulgaria. read more


A short history of European porcelain
Abstract from article..
Since the early 13th century, the European courts had been importing porcelain from China at exorbitant prices. Read more

History of Louis Comfort Tiffany often referred to as LCT
Abstract from article......In the United States, Louis Comfort Tiffany 1848-1933 was one of the main proponents of the Art Nouveau movement, and stained glass was one of the artistic specialties that brought him the greatest fame.......read more

History of Jewelry
A wonderful insight to Jewelry History
Abstract taken from article...Jewellery has been worn by the earliest civilizations, in fact right from the beginning of time.......Read More...

History of Murano Glass
Abstract from article...Since ancient times man has paid an almost mystic- attention to glass, attributing something magical and supernatural to this transparent material. Magicians of legend could predict the future by gazing into a crystal sphere,.........

Venetian glass
Abstract from article - Venetian glass is a type of glass object made in Venice, Italy, primarily on the island of Murano....... read more

Expaining the History of the Andiron From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Abstract from article...An andiron (older form anderne; med. Lat. andena, anderia) is a horizontal iron bar, or bars, upon which logs are laid for burning in an open fireplace....Read More..

Article by James Poag
Abstract from the Article..The following article by James G. Poag, a Graduate Gemologist and International Society of Appraisers Certified Appraiser of Gems and Jewellery and Antique and Period Jewellery, will give you the ins and outs of obtaining appraisals for any purpose....Read More..

Original Cunard Lines
Abstract from article.... RMS Queen Elizabeth was a steam-powered ocean liner of the Cunard Steamship Company....Read More...
article From Wikipedia

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Wilardy Originals A Division of Handbag Specialities - with Courtesy to Bag Lady Emporium.......Read More...

Casa Diego Old Fans
A modern take on the old Spanish fan. A brilliant ariticle by Dale Fuchs International Herald Tribune..Read More..

Vintage Costume Jewellery Designers
All the craftsman and Designers appearing on the Website
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Kenneth J Lane
A wonderful article with full credit to Independent Newspapers UK Limited - KENNETH J LANE - 1950s - Present

Revivify Vintage Costume Jewellery
Article written by the owner of this website Lorraine Francheska Evans

Why Vintage Costume Jewellery
Article written by Lorraine Evans

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Message sent in by Dell Ray in Las Vagas. Cute:

Information on Birthstones

Remembering our War Veterans a Moving Story by Ken Hall

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Original Vintage Jewellery Advertisements
Original Photographs of Hollywood Starlets who Wore Vintage Jewellery
Photographs of Stunning and Gorgeous Elizabeth Taylor
Photographs of Beautiful Hollywood Starlet Marilyn Monroe

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