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Turquoise – A Walk With Beauty

Captivating man’s imagination throughout history, this beautiful semi-precious stone has played a great role in trade, art and jewelry for centuries. SYMBOLISM As a talisman, turquoise has found usage in nearly every culture. Some believe that turquoise has the ability to provide both mental and physical healing. Others revere it for spiritual powers, looking to its color to forecast the future, and influence dreams. HISTORY One of the world's most ancient gems, turquoise has a rich history surrounded by a certain mystery. Archaeological excavations revealed that the rulers of ancient Egypt adorned themselves with turquoise jewelry, and Chinese artisans were...

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Digital Sketches. A New Western Tradition.

"I'm still very traditional, when you get right down to it. This is simply a new tool, a new medium. I don't know how it will evolve technically. I don't precisely see where it is going and that's part of the fun of it." - Jim Rey A professional painter for close to 50 years, Jim Rey was also an illustrator and a graphic arts director, in both Hollywood and the San Francisco Bay Area. Born and raised in northern California, Rey’s keen interest in ranch life was fueled by his grandfather and uncle, both cattle ranchers. Although his subject...

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Fruits and Nuts

Fruits and Nuts Oranges. Pears. Acorns. Pomegranates. Apples. Peaches.  Emblems of luck, prosperity, luxury, youth, inner peace, affection.

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Pearls. Pearls. Pearls.

Valued as gemstones and objects of beauty for centuries, the pearl has become a metaphor for something rare, exceptional, exquisite and precious. PEARL SYMBOLISM Since ancient times, the pearl has been seen as the symbol of unblemished perfection, purity and innocence, of wisdom acquired through experience. It's even been said that the pearl expresses the purity, generosity, integrity, and loyalty of both the giver, and the wearer. Regardless of meaning, the reverence for the pearl is as strong today as it has been throughout history. NATURAL PEARLS Fine gem-quality pearls from both freshwater and saltwater sources occur completely naturally, but...

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