Imperial Porcelain’s Singing Garden

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Sharing with you my latest tea cup find:  the beautiful Singing Garden design from Imperial Porcelain Russia.  I bought this set of tea cup, saucer and cake plate from an Instagram reseller: @londontrolley.  It was an unscheduled purchase; I was just browsing through her Instagram feed when I saw this set on sale! The Singing Garden is a beautiful design by the celebrated ... READ MORE

Bespoke Monogram Pendant

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Monogram pendants are popular nowadays not just because it's cool to wear something with your initial or initials on it, but because there's something special about wearing something that defines you. My partner jeweler and I were supposed to launch last year some monogram pendants as part of our catalog, but with other jewelry sellers offering more designs at more ... READ MORE

From Russia with Love: Lomonosov Porcelain

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Here's another teacup story, originating all the way from Russia and with a colorful history to share, too. A teacup collector would not miss Lomonosov's Cobalt Net design because of this interesting fact: it was based on the blue net pattern painted into the porcelain dinnerware pieces of Catherine the Great (source). More than that, I think what makes owning a ... READ MORE

Inexpensive Gold at National Bookstore

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I almost squealed with delight when I saw this set of gold paper and binder clips at National Bookstore earlier.  Priced at only Php 170.00 (or less than $4.00), these are definitely inexpensive gold nuggets hihi!  Lakas pa maka-Kate Spade! Sorry for the bad lighting.  I took pictures of these right after I got home ('cos I can't wait till tomorrow to share my good ... READ MORE