An unusual Regency period tea caddy caught my eye in Sydney in 2011, its shape and decoration revealing the interest which abounded in ancient Egypt at the time
Professor O’Connor and Professor Wallace-Hadrill have spent a great deal of time excavating and conserving sites that continue to yield spectacular discoveries
The tomb of Pharaoh Psusennes 1 is one of the most underrated discoveries in the scheme of things at Egypt, at least in regard to its jewellery and objects.
The 19th century Aesthetic Movement in England drove a generation of artists and artisans musicians and architects to create beautiful and thought provoking works
The story about the pairing of Psyche and Cupid is about the soul being pursued by desire and an inspirational work of art for artisans making love jewellery
Glass, a magic material was first made in antiquity and has had an important place and impact on many different cultures, adding to the mystique surrounding it