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Here I would love to share with you our travels and adventures as international mushroom consultants. MEMOIRS about husband Pieter Vedder, who was a SCIENTIFIC PIONEER in Mushroom Cultivation Education. His practical handbook is in 8 languages and is called the MUSHROOM BIBLE: https://mariettesbacktobasics.blogspot.com/2020/08/modern-mushroom-growing-2020-harvesting.html

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

{Porcelain Lampe Berger Barocco with Cherub Angels}

Yes, the season is changing very much and we all are looking forward to making our homes cozy and special for the dark evenings that arrive soon.
Here is a very special treasure for you, a retired Porcelain Lampe Berger Barocco with Cherub Angels! 
This is available for world wide shipping at my online Boutique Mariette's Back to Basics
It is such a lovely relief with Cherub Angels...
Closeup
Heavy cap is on top of this Lampe Berger.
This heavy Lampe Berger mount, is from the era since 1998 as seen in the book:
Lampes Berger A Century of History by Gérald Vilcocq
This is the ribbed relief on the back side.
Signed: Artoria Limoges pour Lampe Berger Paris
Sorry, this sold right away... no longer available!


Related link:
{Lampes Berger 1898 - 1998 A Century of History} | previous post by me showing my private collection


Monday, October 12, 2015

{Tea Rose Jardins de Bagatelle}

On September 10, we happened to have a perfect single (!) Tea Rose Jardins de Bagatelle!
Yes, we are already very pleased with having ONE-SINGLE rose at the time...
Here she is!
Displayed on a Rose Silver Tray on top of my Tea Box
A REAL Tea Rose and very beautiful!
Fragrant too...

Happy Weekend 


Related links:
{Heavenly Jardins de Bagatelle Rose} | previous post by me
{New Rose Arbor on High Heels} | previous post by me


Saturday, October 10, 2015

{My French Ormolu Jewelry Box got new Bottom}

For several years I'd been looking for 5mm gold nails with claws, for replacing the bad looking old ones in the worn velvet of my French Ormolu Jewelry Box's Bottom...
So finally I found them in France and Claudia from NuNu's Garn-und Stofflabor did put the new bottom together for me.
You can click the above link for reading her post about this job.
This is my Antique French Ormolu Jewelry Box...
It was again a very sunny day and I loved to fill this tiny white vase with fragrant Ginger Lilies.
It does have a beveled glass top and four side panels.
Here is the new Bottom, made by Claudia...
She did replace this stained and worn velvet bottom...
That fabric could not be salvaged...
So we found the 5mm Gold nails with claws and Claudia used some Suedine, that she uses for her Bear making, creating the foot soles.
This is the end result.
My silver Angels feel very much at home for the time being, as long as they reside at: Mariette's Back to Basics my boutique on line.
Once they all get adopted, I can fill it with my own jewelry.
Photo taken with the lid opened for a better color.
Thank you Claudia!

Related link:
{My French Ormolu Jewelry Box & Silver Angels} | previous post by me
A Little Mercerie | French on line store for all kind of craft items


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