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FL_runner

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I recently read a gorgeous book detailing the history of the Virginia MFA’s Mellon collection of Schlumberger pieces- beautiful pictures, original sketches and lots of historical discussion 2E217663-9B0E-4735-AFF9-ED0BDD1AF877.jpeg

Any good bling reads lately?
 

Tremsi

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I recently read a gorgeous book detailing the history of the Virginia MFA’s Mellon collection of Schlumberger pieces- beautiful pictures, original sketches and lots of historical discussion 2E217663-9B0E-4735-AFF9-ED0BDD1AF877.jpeg

Any good bling reads lately?
@FL_runner did you happen to catch the exhibit at the St. Pete MFA Two years ago? I’m just asking since it looks like you might be a fellow Floridian. My daughter and I went on her b-day in 2019 and it was incredible. I bet Bunny Melon was a pro at the air-kiss since most of the Schlumberger pieces looked like they would catch onto other peoples clothes like barbed wire if you got too close.
 

Tremsi

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Years ago I bought a bling book that now might qualify as bling itself.

It is the long out of print 742 pg tome of Fancy Colored Diamonds.
IIRC I paid way less than $100.

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Wowza! That’s awesome! A twofer! :))
 

FL_runner

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@FL_runner did you happen to catch the exhibit at the St. Pete MFA Two years ago? I’m just asking since it looks like you might be a fellow Floridian. My daughter and I went on her b-day in 2019 and it was incredible. I bet Bunny Melon was a pro at the air-kiss since most of the Schlumberger pieces looked like they would catch onto other peoples clothes like barbed wire if you got too close.

I’m actually from Virginia and moved here about a year and a half ago :) so I was familiar with exhibit but did not see it down here.
 

canuk-gal

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HI:

Oh I've got "Secrets of the Gem Trade", "Tiffany Time", " Faberge" , and "Emeralds, A Passionate Guide. I've read them all!

cheers--Sharon
 

stracci2000

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These are mine. The Elizabeth Taylor book is falling apart from so much use
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Be still my heart!
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