Spirit Stereoscopy

Spirit Stereoscopy

More than 100 years ago, stereoscopes offered families an opportunity to visit faraway lands and witness world-changing events in a sensory-enveloping three dimensions. Middle class […] Read More

The Black Orlov

The Black Orlov

Fabled gemstones have a special allure for treasure hunters. From the allegedly cursed Hope Diamond to the mysterious Black Orlov, these priceless stones often come […] Read More

Trench Art

Trench Art

A persistent human trait is the ability to create beauty out of despair. In periods of war, those caught in the conflict — whether soldiers, […] Read More