figlio e padre and virtue: new tintype jewelry

Continuing with a small series using antique tintypes found in flea markets and around, here is a set derived from one photo of 2 unknown men who seem to be son and father. The top frame was made into a pendant, “Figlio e Padre” with connecting lines scratched into the surface of the photographic emulsion.… Read More figlio e padre and virtue: new tintype jewelry

vocabulary of ideas: new italian jewelry

I came across this vintage book, Vocabolario delle Idee (or the Dizionario Pratico della Lingua Italiana) by Giulio Orsay Ponard, printed by Antonio Vallardi (Milano) from 1922, reprinted from the 1914 edition.  It isn’t really a dictionary or a thesaurus, but simply a vocabulary book of words, divided by significance. To my delight, on page 484, I… Read More vocabulary of ideas: new italian jewelry