From Todd Reed's heritage collection: A harvest of raw diamond cubes and blue chalcedony set in 22k gold and sterling silver with patina. Todd has always explored the relative nature of perfection in his work and early in his career rebranded our notions of luxury through use of the raw diamond. See our Story for more details about this piece. #toddreed#bespoke#heritage#highjewelry
@antiqua_archeologia 🇮🇹 Eretteo, Acropoli di Atene.
Come si evince dalle parole di Vitruvio, col nome di Cariatidi si fa riferimento ad elementi architettonici che rappresentano sculture di donne, vestite con delle lunghe tuniche, impiegate come colonne al fine di sostenere architravi, mensole o altre parti di un edificio.
Si tratta di antropomorfizzazione delle forme architettoniche. La loro è una funzione attiva e non passiva, portante e non decorativa, in quanto sostituiscono con il loro corpo il ruolo di colonne o parastre. Uno dei più grandi esempi dove poter studiare e ammirare le Cariatidi è l’Eretteo, un tempio situato sull’Acropoli di Atene. L' Eretteo è composto di un corpo centrale al quale si affiancano due minori autonomi, la parte forse più affascinante è costituita dalla loggetta delle Cariatidi situata ad un’estremità del fianco meridionale del tempio.
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🇬🇧 Erechtheion, Acropolis of Athens.
As can be seen from the words of Vitruvius, with the name of Caryatids we refer to the architectural elements that represent sculptures of women, dressed in long tunics, used as columns in order to support architraves, shelves or other parts of a building. It is therefore an anthropomorphization of architectural figures. The function of Caryatids is active and not passive (a supporting and not decorative function), as they replace with their body the role of columns or leaves. One of the greatest examples to study and admire the Caryatids is the Erechtheum, a temple located on the Acropolis of Athens. The Erechtheum is composed of a central body which is flanked by two independent minors, the most fascinating part is the "loggia of the Caryatids" located at one end of the southern side of the temple.
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After a long stretch of trunk road my serendipitous navigator turned me toward Penzance and on towards Plymouth. The new road took me down sweeping curves along precipitous edges and through shadowy woods with dappled sunlight, yet there were no signs advising bikers not to die horribly. Do the bikers and the guys on the speedboat in Gloucestershire seek the same thing? Often called thrill seeking, you could hardly call it spiritual, but neither could you call it rational. .
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For February’s quiz, we asked “What’s the feasting/celebration held by the East Indians before the period of Lent begins?” And folks, did y’all shine at this one or what! -> I’ve lost track of the many iterations of the spelling for Entroz that were used, and have tried to list as many as I could - swipe to have a look. -> Swipe again to read @delna_dsouza08’s helpful tidbit on the etymology of the term Entroz. -> Swipe to see how @becky_mcgill’s and @chefshannonl’s respective families celebrate Fat Sunday/Monday (not all EI families celebrate Entroz). -> Thank you to everyone who played and had a go at guessing! I couldn’t tag you all but the entire list is in the last image.
Traditionally celebrated by most East Indians between Fat Sunday and Shrove Tuesday, Entroz can be a grand feast involving the entire village or a smaller (but still grand) feast with just the family involved.
Today, various groups come together to celebrate Entroz on the Saturday or on Fat Sunday - the Sunday preceding Ash Wednesday - the official start of the period of Lent.
Muttonachi Khuddi is an Entroz favourite dish, with a special Entroz Khuddi Masala prepared just for the occasion.
Interestingly, this is one celebration where only the men are involved from the preparation to the serving of this dish (props to @onlykaryn for adding this detail to her answer). Special mention to @lostsoul10194, who belongs to a Mahrashtrian Hindu community and drew parallels to the celebration of ‘Gatari’ - where there’s similar feasting involved before the month of Shravan begins.
Is your gaothan or gaon celebrating Entroz this year? Comment below with details!
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Hiking through Shivapuri National Park we passed Nagi Gumba, a nuns' Buddhist monastery on 1650m height. We just arrived at the right time in the afternoon, when we suddenly heard loud drums, dungchen (Tibetan horn) and cymbals. As we got closer to the monastery, a nun invited us to enter and observe their daily routine. We got a warm welcome by the nuns offering us Tibetan butter tea, a Tibetan pastry and fruit. The music and chants were epic - I was speechless as I had never experienced something similar. It was so powerful that one could really feel the energy flowing. After this experience I started reading more about Buddhism and its way of life, and visited many more monasteries. 🕉️
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This is an artist's impression of the view we shared yesterday. It's dated 1886, a few years earlier than the photograph. The artist was WC Fitler and the image was originally published in the Picturesque Atlas of Australasia in 1888.
Thanks again to @State Library of Western Australia for the great resources (b2801178_1)