Details of the wall at the Gold Drawing-room of Hermitage museum (Saint Petersburg, Russia). I was completely stunned when I saw it. This interior in the apartments of Empress Maria Alexandrovna, the wife of Alexander II, was created by the architect Alexander Briullov in 1838-41. The ceiling is decorated with gilded mouldings. In the 1840s the room was refurbished by Andrei Stakenschneider. The décor is completed by a marble fireplace with jasper columns that is embellished by a…
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12-pound gold nugget found by amateur Prospector in Ballarat, Australia
Gold nugget Image Credit: Wikipedia A 12 pound gold nugget was reportedly unearthed by an anonymous amateur prospector near the area of Ballarat in Australia on Wednesday, January 17, 2013. The gold nugget is expected to fetch over $300,000.
Frost on Window - All that glitters is not gold.
Copyright © 2008 Janice Street. All rights reserved. Do not use without my permission. Looks good large! These images of frost on my window are part of hundreds of 35mm slide images and some digital. They have not been changed or manipulated other than sharpening and or sometimes clean up of dust or dirt on window. I watched with excitement in the evening as nature painted this magical frost art on my windows. The next morning I would get up early and photograph them. There was…
Allure - Beauty Tips, Trends & Product Reviews
Discover new hair ideas, makeup looks, skin-care advice, the best beauty products and tips, trends, and more from Allure, the first and only dedicated beauty magazine.