28 Jan Historic Gem

              The New Year has barely begun and we are fortunate to be scheduling appointments to see new clients for upcoming spring projects. And our New Year couldn’t start off any better than with being featured in the latest issue of Signature...

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  Today, I want to explain the term, eglomise (ā-glə-mē-zā).  This is a French word meaning “gilded glass” where the back of a piece of glass is gilded with gold or silver leaf.  While the technique can be found dating back to pre-Roman times, it gained...

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RESIZED.2_ John Singer Sargent, Santa Maria della Salute, 1904

17 Jul Finding Inspiration!

In my last blog I mentioned that clients often get paralyzed by indecision when it comes to using pieces they have, because they worry about finding the “perfect” piece.  There is no perfect piece – only a perfect piece if it means something to you...

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11 Jun Ikat

Ikat (ē-ˌkät).  This technique of dyeing yarn – and its resulting pattern – has been around for hundreds of years.  But in the last few years, I am seeing a real resurgence of Ikat patterns both in fashion and home. Ikat comes from the Malaysian word...

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