A Look Inside the Cultivated World of Baroque Pearls

Baroque pearls remain a staple in the world of fine jewellery due to their unique shapes and elegant appearance. The world’s top jewellers continue to create exquisite, one-of-a-kind pieces which resemble pieces of art. Owning a hand-crafted baroque pearl piece ensures no one else will own one that is quite like yours, as each pearl has its own distinctive shape. It makes these breath-taking treasures an investment like no other. Acclaimed Italian director Frederico Fellini described pearls as an oysters autobiography, after declaring all art is autobiographical. The baroque pearl lends itself perfectly to this vision. Baroque pearls first became popular in the Renaissance period, after being appreciated for its unusual design. The unique biological creations soon became a symbol of status and wealth worn by societies elite across the globe. The unique shapes inspired the 17th century Baroque art movement which introduced the world to the likes of Rubens, Rembrandt and Bernini. The Baroque artistic period was defined by drama, exuberance and grandeur. Renowned Japanese luxury pearl jeweller Mikimoto has created this exceptional golden baroque set. Named to represent beauti...

A warm welcome to the latest edition of the Vent-Axia Specification Range catalogue.  As part of the ongoing

A warm welcome to the latest edition of the Vent-Axia Specification Range catalogue.  As part of the ongoing drive for energy efficiency within Europe, ventilation devices over 30 Watts come under the scope of the Energy Related Products Directive that came into force on 1st January 2016. The legislation sets minimum performance criteria across a range of fans and ventilation devices under two sets of legislation; ‘residential’ ventilation and ‘non-residential’ ventilation. As a result of the legislation we have reviewed our products and where required made updates to ensure they comply. In line with Vent-Axia’s drive to provide the best solution for our customer, we have taken the opportunity to update and improve some products at the same time as bringing the products in-line with ErP regulations. We have also improved the way we supply some of them – giving you more choice and flexibility over how you stock and sell the products. This edition of our Specification Range catalogue shows the continued investment we are making in our products and services to improve and add to our already comprehensive range. In this catalogue, we have bought together our Lo-Carbon resident...