Sometimes the marks of quality are obvious: the radiance of a diamond or the sheen of a mink coat.
Kari Nieminen’s first name reflects his Viking ancestry, but the 43-year-old Finn rose to prominence through his mastery of an ax very dif
Collectors of Montblanc (800.995.4810) limited edition Patron of the Arts 4810 fountain pens have a chance to acquire the ones that got away.
Baths usually are not newsworthy events, but the announcement last fall that Michelangelo’s David would have its first in 130 years made head
Contrary to popular opinion that has undoubtedly been perpetuated by Britain’s climate, the English did not invent the umbrella.
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The moderately sized, Art Deco–inspired Loiminchay Opus represents a departure from the pen maker’s previous collections of extra-large pens
One of Italy’s oldest and most respected pen companies pays homage to Venice with the $850 limited edition Omas Emozioni di Carnevale (the em
The company reputed to have made the first croquet set continues to make the best sets.
James Roundell gained more than expertise in Impressionist and modern paintings during his 22 years at the London office of Christie’s.