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Open Agates

( ăg'ĭt ), translucent, cryptocrystalline variety of quartz and a subvariety of chalcedony . Agates are identical in chemical structure to jasper,

Albers, Anni

German-born US weaver and designer, closely associated with the Bauhaus school of design. She wrote many articles on weaving and industry, as well as

Open Alexandrite

Alexandrite, a rare variety of chrysoberyl, is prized for its remarkable optical properties. In daylight, which is rich in shorter wavelengths, it

Open Amethysts

Boasting the famed colour of royalty, amethyst sets the colour standard for all other purple gemstones. A variety of QUARTZ , amethyst has long been

Open Art

In the broadest sense, all the processes and products of human skill, imagination, and invention. In contemporary usage, definitions of art usually

Ashley, Laura

Welsh textile designer who established, and gave her name to, a neo-Victorian country style in clothes and furnishings using natural materials,

Open Avedon, Richard
Avedon, Richard

Fashion and portrait photographer Richard Avedon is famous for his psychologically revealing studies of famous people. Generally regarded as one of

Open Chanel, Coco (1883-1971)
Chanel, Coco (1883-1971)

Born Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel in Saumur, France. Although many questions surround Chanel’s early life, it is generally believed that she had acquired

Open Citrines

Natural, bright yellow citrine is the rarest of the QUARTZ varieties. Named for the old French word, citrin , meaning lemon, it has been popular for

Open Clocks and watches
Clocks and watches

instrument for measuring and indicating time. Predecessors of the clock were the sundial , the hourglass , and the clepsydra . See also watch .