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Leaf motifs (Part 3)

Perennially popular and always in vogue Part 3 of 3 By Ron Dupuis The Gingko species has been determined by botanists to be the most ancient type of tree on earth and the distinctive symbol is recognized as the maker’s … Continue reading

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Leaf motifs (Part 2)

Perennially popular and always in vogue Part 2 of 3 By Ron Dupuis The Queen appreciates a good foliate motif—she’s inherited a charming diamond-encrusted maple leaf brooch from her late mother and very generously has loaned it out on occasion … Continue reading

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Leaf motifs (Part 1)

Perennially popular and always in vogue Part 1 of 3 By Ron Dupuis   They’re seemingly everywhere—underfoot and overhead. You may find them ‘flavouring’ a stew pot or on a salad plate. Perhaps they are a topic on Jeopardy or … Continue reading

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It’s a man’s world (Part 5)

Releasing your male clients’ ‘inner peacock’ Part 5 of 7 By Llyn L. Strelau The Spectrum competition has had a ‘Men’s Wear’ category for many years. A review of the entries and the winning pieces shows both conservative and innovative … Continue reading

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Culture of the supernatural (Part 4)

Pearls for the ages Part 4 of 4 By Ron Dupuis Elizabeth I of England and every other royal house in Europe and Asia had a predilection for pearl adornment. Other Elizabeths that love wearing pearls include Elizabeth Taylor and … Continue reading

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Culture of the supernatural (Part 3)

Pearls for the ages Part 3 of 4 By Ron Dupuis Aragonite is a type of calcium carbonate mineral in crystalline form and is generally white in colour. It forms the basis of conchiolin in the nacre, determining the eventual … Continue reading

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