Don’t tell granny but lace is for more than doilies and curtains. Try it on lamps, linens and even ceramics, says Trish Lorenz
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Monday 13 April 2009
Thursday 26 February 2009
Vivien Swan was an internationally acknowledged expert in the study of Roman pottery. Early retirement from the Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England allowed her the time to make a series of studies, particularly in northern Britain and on the Lower Danube, which revolutionised our understanding of the significance of ceramics in establishing ethnic identity and origins and in working out how military supply systems operated. This work established her international reputation.
Thursday 19 February 2009
Tuesday 06 January 2009
Wednesday 17 December 2008
Researchers digging at the Cerro Patapo archeological site in northern Peru have discovered the ruins of an entire city, which may provide the "missing link" between two ancient cultures, investigators said yesterday.
Monday 01 December 2008
It is right to try a variety of rapprochements between us and the Middle East, and to the political we might add cultural approaches. You never know; that might do the trick where hard diplomacy is always going to fail.
Friday 02 May 2008
An amateur sculptor duped some of Britain's most respected auction houses into selling fake vases that he had made in his garden shed – thinking they were genuine antiques worth thousands of pounds.
Wednesday 12 March 2008
The potter Robert Fournier was as well known for his many distinguished reference books as his inventive ceramics. Something of a rebel, he was a lifelong pacifist and atheist, and his decision to become a potter was, in part, a refusal to compete in what he saw as an increasingly consumer-led society.
Wednesday 30 January 2008
Saturday 17 November 2007
Saturday 25 November 2006
Independent News & Media hopes to resurrect a deal to buy out minority shareholders in the Australian newspaper group APN News & Media next year after it abandoned a potential £1.5bn offer when talks with its private equity backers broke down.
Wednesday 16 February 2005
Eight metalworkers whose works range from tea sets to hammered silver vases are in the running for the £30,000 Jerwood Applied Arts Prize.
Saturday 12 February 2005
Friday 18 June 2004
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