Marietta Barovier

Marietta Barovier

Art Glass SHARE Marietta Barovier was an Italian glass artist known for her intricate and colorful glasswork. She was born in 1917 into a family of glass artisans, and she spent her entire life dedicated to the craft of glassblowing. Throughout her prolific career, she created some of the most valuable and sought-after pieces of […]

Bridget Riley

Bridget Riley

Fine Art SHARE Bridget Riley is a pioneering British painter whose art is celebrated for its op-art optical illusion qualities. Born in London in 1931, Riley attended Goldsmiths College before studying at the Royal College of Art in 1952. With a career that spans over six decades, Riley has experimented with various styles and techniques, […]

Lino Tagliapietra Art Glass

Lino Tagliapietra Art Glass

Art Glass SHARE Lino Tagliapietra is considered one of the most important art glass artists in the world. Born in Murano, Italy in 1934, Tagliapietra began working with glass at the age of 11. By the age of 21, he had become a maestro, or master glassblower, and had already begun developing his own unique […]

Achille Castiglioni

Achille Castiglioni

Vintage Furnishings SHARE Achille Castiglioni was an Italian designer known for his minimalist approach and creative use of materials in producing functional yet elegant objects. Born in Milan in 1918, Castiglioni studied architecture at the Politecnico di Milano before starting a career in industrial design. He worked alongside his brothers Livio and Pier Giacomo for […]

Most searched-for items

Vintage guitars

Collecting SHARE Collectibles are a beloved pastime for many people around the world. Whether you’re looking to expand an existing collection, or starting one from scratch, the process of seeking out and collecting interesting and valuable items can be incredibly rewarding. So, what are the most searched for collectible items? There are a few different […]

Alfredo Barbini

Alfredo Barbini

Art Glass SHARE Alfredo Barbini is considered one of the greatest Murano glassmasters to have ever lived. He was born in Venice in 1912 and began his career in glassmaking in the early 1930s. He quickly became known for his exceptional technical skills and innovative designs, and his work soon gained worldwide recognition. Barbini’s most […]

J. Hoare & Co.

J. Hoare & Co

Crystal SHARE J. Hoare & Co. is widely considered to be one of the most important crystal companies in the world. Founded in 1863 in England, the company has built an impressive reputation for producing some of the most stunning and high-quality lead crystal. For over 150 years, J. Hoare & Co. has been a […]

 Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss

Art SHARE Dr. Seuss, also known by his real name Theodor Geisel, is a beloved children’s author whose timeless classics such as “The Cat in the Hat” and “Green Eggs and Ham” have been cherished by generations. In addition to his well-known books, Dr. Seuss was also a talented artist who created many intricate and […]

Costumes and Props

famous costumes and props

Collectibles SHARE Costumes and props have always been an important part of movies and TV shows. They help the audience to immerse in the storyline and to enhance the characters’ personalities. In addition, collecting memorabilia from iconic films and TV shows could be a fun and lucrative hobby. In this article, we will discuss some […]

Robert Picault Vallauris

Robert Picault

Vintage Collectibles SHARE Robert Picault is a celebrated designer and ceramic artist who was active during the 1950s and 1960s in Vallauris, a commune located in southeastern France. His works are considered icons of the era’s French pottery, reflecting the vibrant colors and defining shapes of the playful 1960s. The demand for Robert Picault Vallauris […]