William Jamieson’s wares are not for the faint of heart.
"Why don’t you play something for us?" asked Dan DeMars, owner of DeMars Guitars, an instrument maker from Norwich, Vt., that was among th
It is January, and David Calvo’s studio is quiet, just as he prefers at this time of year.
The Item. This is the passport that Wilt Chamberlain carried during his travels to Europe and the Soviet Union with the Harl
The art of Japanese porcelain making is at the core of Sailor’s Arita writing instruments.
The cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles, Bayard Sharp Hall at the University of Delaware, and the Kimmel Center for the Per
Evan Penny’s portrait sculptures can be painstakingly realistic and at the same time completely absurd.
The featured items in Henry Taron’s next auction of antique walking sticks (the British term for "canes") might make you wonder why the ac
Omas and Maserati, both founded in Bologna, Italy, set out to create a sleek expression of their respective craftsmanship.
Trevi Fountain, one of Rome’s most famous sculptural masterpieces, is immortalized in the Trevi collection of pens from Stipula.
The private salon of Countess Ottilie von Faber (1877-1944) was the inspiration for this year’s Graf von Faber-Castell Pen of the Year. Th
Man’s Room, the new accessories collection from 23-year-old Serbian designer Damjan Popovac (
It might look like a pig, but this bronze, 2,500-year-old Chinese wine vessel actually takes the form of a tapir, an animal related to horses
Marco Coppiardi insists that by employing Antonio Stradivari’s antiquated techniques, he produces violins superior to any modern-made ones
Music "is to the soul what the water bath is to the body," wrote author and physician Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
The Jiva Hill Park Hotel (www.jivahill.com) in France has begun off
The $74,000 Sveid corkscrew (www.sveid.com) might be more expensive than
Lawrence Yerkes heals ailing books.
In Japan, as in the United States, companies have been printing baseball cards for about as long as teams have been playing the sport.
One of the latest creations from German clock maker Matthias Naeschke is a $70,000, 10-pound table clock called L’amour (
The words of God have dominated Donald Jackson’s life for the last seven years.
Kelly Wearstler describes the items in her new home accessories line—the interior designer’s first—as "special"; unusual might be an equally
Gloria Books’ New York (www.glorialuxury.com), a 26-pound, 700-page, Italian-silk-
Elizabeth Gann, a dealer in chess sets and boards, has no storefront and rarely allows clients into her home, near Boston, where she displays