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Isabelle de Borchgrave

Isabelle de Borchgrave

We're back from our Scandinavian trip, and have loads of work to catch up with, but we wanted to show you this amazing exhibit at the Kalmar castle...
Travel

Travel

We'll take a trip to Sweden soon, so our shop will be closed here for a while. Meanwhile, we'll keep the Etsy shop open so you can still place orde...
The Griffin

The Griffin

I was watching a music video and was thinking how it comes about, that some people do the things they do, in spite of, or, because of danger. Why c...
Prickly Rose

Prickly Rose

Today's featured wax seal necklace is the prickly rose. For some, it may be a suitable subject this one day after Valentine's.Below is an emblem fr...
Calm In The Storm

Calm In The Storm

The featured wax seal necklace depicts stormy sea waves crashing on a wall of rocks.The words framing this piece reads in French: Calme Au Sein Des...
San Francisco

San Francisco

What a cool place to visit! So close to Sonoma Valley and Napa Valley,home of some of the best wine producers in the United States.Working on "Wine...
One Is Enough

One Is Enough

Valentine's Day is nearing, and we've been reading about Saint Valentine. Saint Valentine receives a rosary. To be sure, we got stumped right away....
Carpe Diem

Carpe Diem

Seize the day! The emblem below is out of a seal engravers book from the early 1800's. It is not just a macabre image of a skull and of death, b...
My Silver Lining

My Silver Lining

We're working with an antique wax seal that has a beautiful crest with rampant stags. The motto is in Latin, and it's about never giving up hope. P...
Who Said It

Who Said It

"-It's only the first step that is the hardest" said Marie du Deffand.She was an avid letter writer and Salonière, and one of her friends was famo...
Pelican in Piety

Pelican in Piety

The symbol of the mother pelican feeding her little babies is rooted in an ancient legend.The legend was that in time of famine, the mother pelican...
Sunset Sky

Sunset Sky

This was Myrtle Beach yesterday at sunset.The colors were much more vivid and brilliant than the image conveys.  Purple, red, and yellow... On fi...