The Iranian Crown Jewels, a Collection that Impressed the Monarchs of the World

The crown above was made by Van Cleef & Arpels in 1967 for Farah Pahlavi, it is made of platinum, gold and around 1500 diamonds, 36 emeralds, 105 pearls, 34 rubies.   The Treasury of the National Jewels is located in The Central Bank of Iran and is only opened to public for around two hours … Continue Reading

Venetian Fantasy (I)

Read here the second part of the story: Venice Fantasy – Just Art and Feeling The two days I spent in Venice were all about fantasy, my own fantasy. I walked around with a mask although the Carnival is over, I went by myself to fancy restaurants, drank Aperol Spritz (Spritzer, the orange one) to-go, … Continue Reading