CAMEO HAIR ORNAMENT, SECOND QUARTER OF CENTURY Set with seven carved shell cameos depicting mythological scenes, mounted within an open work foliate and scroll beaded surrounds, to a comb, inner circumference approximately
Marchesa Luisa Casati in Italian heiress, muse, and patroness of the arts in early century Europe. As the concept of dandy was expanded to include women, the Marchesa Casati fitted the utmost female example by saying: "I want to be a living work of art".
Beautiful and quiet Christmas decor inspiration and holiday decorating splendor with gingerbread house, lantern, and candelight upon a white painted country cabinet. Festive branch frames the holiday vignette.
In Sweden, Christmas begins with the annual Lucia Dagen (Saint Lucia Day) on December Usually, the eldest girl in the family portrays St Lucia, wearing a robe and crown full of candles. She serves her parents Lussekattor (Lucia buns) and coffee.