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SCI Auctions – More Than Hunts


Everyone knows the annual SCI Convention and Ultimate Sportsmen’s Market is the place to be to bid on the hunt of a lifetime. But there is more to the auctions than just hunts. Continue reading SCI Auctions – More Than Hunts

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The Beauty of Custom Design


Bespoke hunting jewelry, reinterpreted: a falconry hood made of 18 karat (750) yellow gold, south seas pearl, diamonds, lizard leather and stingray leather. Photograph courtesy of Tiroler Goldschmied, Dorf Tirol (Italy)
Bespoke hunting jewelry, reinterpreted: a falconry hood made of 18 karat (750) yellow gold, south seas pearl, diamonds, lizard leather and stingray leather.
Photograph courtesy of Tiroler Goldschmied, Dorf Tirol (Italy)

At a time when people might be frowned upon for not joining the action with more social networks than their busy schedules allow, personalization and individuality become notions that pervade societies across the globe, regardless of their cultural heritage. Marketers have long picked up on this development and are nurturing, Continue reading The Beauty of Custom Design

Of Antlered Gods and Gold – Celtic Wildlife Mythology and Jewelry


One of the few records of Celtic mythology, the Gundestrup Cauldron depicts the Celtic deity Cernunnos wearing a torque. Photo by Malene Thyssen
One of the few records of Celtic mythology, the Gundestrup Cauldron depicts the Celtic deity Cernunnos wearing a torque. Photo by Malene Thyssen

The Roman records, officially known as the Interpretatio Romana, or Roman interpretation were a simplification of the complex and fluid universe of Celtic deities that depicted the Gauls as noble savages, but barbarians nevertheless. In reality, the duties and responsibilities of Continue reading Of Antlered Gods and Gold – Celtic Wildlife Mythology and Jewelry

Style Trends – Tsavorite Africa’s Green Ambassador


A 19 ct. Portuguese cut Tsavorite. Photo Courtesy of Wilds Global Minerals.Com, Bangkok
A 19 ct. Portuguese cut Tsavorite.
Photo Courtesy of Wilds Global Minerals.Com, Bangkok

What does it take for a gem to gain the status of being desirable beyond the power of reason? When a gem becomes mainstream, it is coveted for more than just the appeal of its appearance and its properties. It takes time for it to become the stuff of legend that associate it with, say, the invincibility of a ruler, or certain magical powers. The Continue reading Style Trends – Tsavorite Africa’s Green Ambassador