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Three Decorating Ideas For Nature Lovers

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You spend a lot of time in your house each day. It’s your sanctuary, the place where you can unwind and be yourself. Naturally, this means your home should be an extension of you that reflects your personality. Spending some time personalizing your living space can go a long way in making your house feel like a home. Here are three decorating ideas that nature enthusiasts will love. 1. Geodes…

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Why Bakelite Jewelry Is Hot, And How To Get The Vintage Stuff

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Bakelite is a trade name for a type of plastic made from phenol and formaldehyde. It was originally created for industrial purposes at the turn of the last century, but when it caught the eyes of such jewelry and fashion greats like Coco Chanel, it quickly became a popular jewelry material. Most baby boomers probably had Bakelite bracelets and love beads in their jewelry boxes as teens. It is now becoming quite popular again.…

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3 Tips For Buying Aboriginal Art

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Aboriginal art is a particularly interesting area of the art world – from ancient to contemporary, this style of artwork represents a continuous cultural tradition that is exciting to explore. Whether you’re new to collecting art or you’re a seasoned collector just getting into this particular area of the art world, you could use some tips for buying great pieces of aboriginal art. Take a look at some aboriginal art-buying tips that you need to see.…

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How To Tell The Different Between A Reproduction And Original Antique Print

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If you are interested in purchasing an antique print, you need to know the differences between an original and a reproduction before you go shopping. Although reproductions can also be antiques, they do not have the same value nor should you pay as much for a reproduction of a print, even if it is an antique reproduction. Here are a few differences you need to know about original and reproductions antique prints.…

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Traditionally Tlingit -- 3 First Nations Art Forms Tlingit Artists Excelled At

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While most Native American tribes lived nomadic lives in which they followed their food sources, those who lived in resource-rich locations were able to create permanent villages in which their cultures thrived. The region that is now the southeastern part of the state of Alaska and coastal British Columbia had so much available seafood and edible vegetation that it wasn’t necessary for the indigenous tribes to travel to seek food, and it also wasn’t necessary for them to spend the majority of their time in the pursuit and preparation of food.…

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