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Miao women traditional silver jewelry

Miao women traditional silver jewelry

Miao women traditional silver jewelry, Chinese ethnic group The Miao

Miao women traditional silver jewelry. The Miao is an ethnic group from the southern China, Miao women prefer silver jewelry as a symbol of wealth. Their festive and wedding dresses is a manifestation of silver – silver costume of Miao women can weigh up to 20 kilograms. Traditional Miao jewelry set includes flowers, hat, comb, earrings, necklace and bracelet. Silver jewelry worn by the Miao, is very diverse. Simple decorations (solid hryvnia, necklaces and bracelets) are more massive and festive (flowers, hats, pendants made ​​of silver and horn) feature a fine work.
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Emma Ferrer September Harpers Bazaar

Emma Ferrer 2014 September Harper's Bazaar US, photographed by Michael Avedon

Emma Ferrer September Harpers Bazaar. Audrey Hepburn’s granddaughter in 2014 September Harper’s Bazaar US, photographed by Michael Avedon, Richard Avedon’s grandson

Emma Ferrer September Harpers Bazaar. Granddaughter of the legendary actress Audrey Hepburn Emma Ferrer agreed to pose for the September Harper’s Bazaar US. It is noteworthy, that the iconic actress Audrey Hepburn was the muse of not less iconic fashion photographer Richard Avedon, and Emma Ferrer was photographed by Richard Avedon’s grandson Michael Avedon. Emma admitted to the Harper’s Bazaar that the first photo of Audrey, which she saw in her childhood, was a photo on the trampoline. “That was before I’ve learned that she was a celebrity. But I remember thinking that she looks like a person with whom I would like to be friends.”
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We remember Robin Williams

We remember Robin Williams

We remember Robin Williams (July 21, 1951 – August 11, 2014)

We remember Robin Williams

On the morning of August 11 at his home in Tiburon, California, was found dead Robin Williams. Rest in peace, We remember you, Robin Williams. To the actor equally well obeyed the drama and comedy. Williams was known for such films as “Mrs. Doubtfire,” “Dead Poets Society”, “The Fisher King,” “Jumanji” and “Insomnia”, “What dreams may come”, and for his work in the film “Good Will Hunting”, he was awarded the “Oscar” for Best Supporting Actor. Robin Williams was born July 21, 1951 in Chicago. There were no signs that the boy will become one of the most prominent comedians of the XX century. Mother – a former fashion model, his father – a manager at the Ford factory. In Robin intricately combined a variety of ancestors blood from Scotland, Germany, England, Wales, Ireland and France.
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Beautiful jeweler and artist Laurel Burch

Jeweler and artist Laurel Burch in one of her earliest necklaces made ​​from powdered metal and colorful threads. The photo was taken in New York in the early 60s

Burch in one of her earliest necklaces made ​​from powdered metal and colorful threads. The photo taken in New York in 1971 near her apartment in Nob Hill. Beautiful jeweler and artist Laurel Burch

Beautiful jeweler and artist Laurel Burch lived in pain all her entire life, suffering more than 100 bone fractures as a result of osteopetrosis, a rare disease of bone fragility. Any push, fall could cause a fracture. In order to pay for housing and food, she was engaged in cooking, cleaning, sitting with the children. She was looking for a stable basis in order to maintain her fragile body. Without work, without money, without a dream she got to the Golden Gate in San Francisco. These were the famous 60th time hippies. Free spirit of hippi penetrated her art, her drawings are a direct reflection of the hippie culture. She described herself this way: “I live within the vivid colors of my imagination … soaring with rainbow feathered birds, racing the desert winds on horseback, wrapped in ancient tribal jewels, dancing with mythical tigers in steamy jungles.”
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Most unusual gold products

Most unusual gold products. Nike sneakers made ​​of pure, 24-carat gold

Most unusual gold products – Nike sneakers made ​​of pure, 24-carat gold by American designer Ken Courtney

Most unusual gold products. Gold has always been a symbol of luxury and wealth. But millionaires want to have not only gold jewelery. The most bizarre and expensive items made ​​of gold, for which rich people spend tens of thousands of dollars is a kind of modern gold rush. Sunny shine of precious metal attracts not only investors, but also masters of the originals wishing to implement insanely creative (or creatively insane) ideas from not cheap material. American jewelry designer Ken Courtney has released Nike sneakers made ​​of pure, 24-carat gold. Price of a pair of shoes is more than 5000 dollars, which perhaps is not large for passionate fans of the brand. But who would dare to jog in such sports shoes, I wonder.
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Legendary House of the Rising Sun

Lana Del Rey in the legendary House of the Rising Sun

Lana Del Rey in the legendary House of the Rising Sun

July 9, 1964 the group The Animals hit the first line of the British charts with the song “The House of the Rising Sun”. Simple plot of the song about the hard life of a poor boy and rhythmic strumming of British folk won the hearts of millions of people from around the world. What was the reason for such popularity? The paradox of the Legendary House of the Rising Sun was the fact that The Animals were not the first one who told the story of the fateful “House”. For several centuries prisoners, drunks, vagrants sang this song in UK and Ireland and, of course, there was no New Orleans yet. The British sailed to discover the the New World and took a simple motif with them, close to everyone story that they could sing, even without musical accompaniment.
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Symbol of India The Great Banyan

The Great Banyan - a tree with the world's largest area of ​​the crown. Botanic Garden in Howrah, India

The Great Banyan – a tree with the world’s largest area of ​​the crown. Botanic Garden in Howrah, India

Symbol of India The Great Banyan – a tree with the world’s largest area of ​​the crown. Located in Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden in Howrah, near Kolkata, India. The Great Banyan, or as it is called, tree-forest, has not one, but thousands of trunks. Great Banyan Ficus is a Bengali, small and inedible fruit when ripe red. In the ancient times banyan tree was called the world tree, it is a symbol of human consciousness. It is quite possible that this tree grew in the Garden of Eden. And it was called the tree of knowledge of good and evil. Tree represents a constantly updated and resurgent world, an inexhaustible source of life. It appears from the seed, grows, creates its own world, its life. It is a symbol of order and harmony as opposed to Chaos.
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