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Wedding Ring Customs around the World: Then and Now

08th August 2012
The earliest documented exchange of wedding rings was around 4800 years ago in ancient Egypt. Back then the ring was believed to possess supernatural powers, an unending band symbolizing eternal love. Imagery on ancient papyrus scrolls reveal braided hemp... Read >
Author: David W

Modern Canopy Bed Frames Must Be A Reflection Of Your Personality

12th November 2011
Canopy bed frames are a popular piece of bedroom furniture that has evolved to include many new designs. Modern canopy bed frames are the focal point of any todays popular furniture is the different bedroom. Let us understand a bit more about canopy bed... Read >
Author: samkiesel

Historical Handbag Trivia

18th April 2011
Purses and handbags have been traced back to the 14th Century, and have always been an indispensable practical necessity, a symbol of the feminine mystique, and eventually evolving into a fashion declaration for all. It is difficult to imagine not having ... Read >
Author: HandbagsFashionShoppe

Wax Mannequins and Wax Sculpting History

05th May 2009
We are often amazed at how lifelike one can make a wax figurine. Some recall the number of wax museums you could visit when growing up. So what is the history of wax figurines and is wax still being used to create lifelike people? Beeswax has historica... Read >
Author: Ron Maier
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