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BUCKLE UP FOR A SHORT HISTORY OF SILVER BELT BUCKLES

26th March 2012
Silver belt buckles have become a very popular fashion item in recent years. These days everyone from presidents to cowboys can be seen wearing silver belt buckles. Handcrafted silver belt buckles can liven up any look, from country and western to hip hop... Read >
Author: Binh Le

Venetian Mirrors the Perfect Choice.

20th March 2012
There's nothing quite as beautiful as a Venetian Mirror. The history of Venetian mirrors can be traced back to the early 16th century. In Italy during the sixteenth century, Venetian mirrors were expertly created by artisans for nobles and royalty. The... Read >
Author: Kelley Gordon

Venetian Mirrors the Perfect Choice.

15th March 2012
There's nothing quite as beautiful as a Venetian Mirror. The history of Venetian mirrors can be traced back to the early 16th century. In Italy during the sixteenth century, Venetian mirrors were expertly created by artisans for nobles and royalty. The... Read >
Author: Kelley Gordon

History of Goa- Goa under Portuguese ruling

25th May 2011
A history of Goa would be shortened without a description of its Portuguese heritage. The Portuguese invasion of Goa occurred during the year 1503. Since then it has been a tumultuous history- culminating within the freedom of the land in the year 1961. ... Read >
Author: Peter Rauch

Brazilian Hair - Why is it so good?

28th March 2011
Why South American? Virgin South American hair is rare, and that's why its so expensive. Unlike Indian hair which is donated as part of a religious ritual, Brazilian and Peruvian hair is collected from donors in small villages who are paid for the effo... Read >
Author: Afrodite

Top 3 Jewellery Collections of the Rich and Famous

25th October 2010
Exquisite jewellery has always adorned the rich and famous from all over the world and is a symbol of power, wealth and beauty. Many famous women have incredible jewellery collections which have a huge amount of history and interest attached to them. ... Read >
Author: annstar

Renaissance Costume and Queen Elizabeth I’s Effect on the Renaissance Costume

13th July 2010
The Medieval Period or Middle ages is the time period of the European history from 5th to fifteenth century. Many outstanding occasions occurred and resulted in exceptional and lots of efforts to the current history. It was a period of arts, music, religi... Read >
Author: Bart Robbins

History of fashion: Minoan Crete

17th February 2010
Minoan costume was one of the four styles that led to the development of Greek attire. It also influenced clothing in the coastal regions of the Black Sea, the eastern Mediterranean and in some areas of inland Asia. It is accepted that the concept of cut ... Read >
Author: Allen

Pool Table Basics

20th October 2009
There are quite a number of different sizes and designs of pool tables in the world. In the sport of professional pool playing, the pool table of choice is the nine-foot long, six pocket tables found in serious pool halls across the United States. Howev... Read >
Author: Matt

Peruvian Music History from the Baroque to the present

17th January 2009
While the music in Peru and America appears from the existence of the first inhabitants of the region, this section is devoted to the music 'West' of Peru, which began with the European invasion. If you want to know something of the music before the arriv... Read >
Author: Freshoutsourcing

Ren Shen Gui Pi Wan : the perfect Body and Soul Harmony-a sound mind in a healthy body

23rd September 2008
The original version of this formula comes from the thirteenth century herbal "Prescriptions Beneficial to Life", by Yan Yung-huo. The formula was subsequently amended by the herbalist Hsueh Chi during the sixteenth century, and his version continues t... Read >
Author: herbalspan
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