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What is Millefiori?

Last week I listed a channel set millefiori necklace pendant. When listing an item, one doesn’t take the space to explain what a term means.  So I thought I’d explain what millefiori means and how it is made. According to … Continue reading

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Wood Engravings

According to Wikipedia, wood engraving is a technique in printmaking where the “matrix” worked by the artist is a block of wood. It is a variety of woodcut and so a relief printing technique, where ink is applied to the … Continue reading

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What is Ephemera?

Three answers: 1. ephem·era Pronunciation: \i-ˈfe-mər-ə, -ˈfem-rə\ Function: noun Inflected Form(s): plural ephemera also ephem·er·ae \-mər-ē, -rē\ or ephemeras Etymology: New Latin, from Greek ephēmera, neuter plural of ephēmeros Date: 1650 1: something of no lasting significance —usually used in … Continue reading

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