vintage jewelry

The Victorian Jewelry The Victorian era was aptly named, as the varied designs seen within this period followed the varying tastes of Queen Victoria throughout her reign of Britain. Circa 1835 to 1900, this era of jewelry is generally broken down into 3 stylistic periods: the Romantic Period, the Grand Period and the Late or …

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Starbucks Ballerina

  Starbucks Ballerina! Autumn greetings from St. Petersburg, Russia! Our dear friend Anna, or ‘Annichka’ as we call her shares some amazing snaps of a ballet dancer sculpted from LEGOs – yes LEGOs! in the storefront window of Starbucks. What an amazing pairing, right! … and perhaps only in Europe! … where the rich culture …

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Vaganova

  The story of Agrippina Vaganova Far from the iconic image of a ‘ballet dancer’ herself, one of the greatest minds of the 20th century single-handedly created the system which serves as the foundation of classical ballet as we know it today. The 10-year old girl from a poor family who would be considered an …

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Voice of Soul

It is obvious that the skinny little Brit girl with the force of a voice akin to that of Aretha Franklin, raw honesty of a Janis Joplin and depth of emotional evocativeness reminiscent to that of Nina Simone, was not just a person, but a channel of something much greater: A Truth. A Truth spanning …

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