24 Jul
Limited edition Parisienne artful horology

French luxury line Hermès, inspired by the lacquering techniques of the ancient Orient and the style of Persian miniature horses, apply the intricate modern French lacquering process to these limited edition watches. First miniature pieces are applied to the base of the Arceau Cheval d’Oriente watches, then the pigments lacquered in, layer by layer with […]


19 Mar
Endangered species meets Persian prosperity

This is just disgusting. I’m appalled at Lise Lefebvre’s so-called take on natural design, the Barenjager bear skin rug. I mean, there are only a handful of Persian Carpet Bears left in the world, and half of them live in captivity. The destruction of this bear could mean that the wall-mounted, singing fish population would […]