Pearls and Art

  • Who Was Botticelli's Famous Venus?
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    Who Was Botticelli's Famous Venus?

    Born in Florence, Italy in 1445, little is known of the life of Sandro Botticelli. Perhaps even less is known about one of is most famous paintings...

  • Pearls Exhibition at the V&A Museum
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    Pearls Exhibition at the V&A Museum

    With much excitement and anticipation, the Pearls exhibition at the V&A Museum opens later this month in London. PEARLS EXHIBITION AT THE V&...

  • A Poem for Valentine's Day
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    A Poem for Valentine's Day

    Sometimes the simplest of thoughts can say it all. With Valentine's Day being celebrated by lovers around the world this week, why not take a moment...

  • A Klimt Painting or A Pearl Necklace?
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    A Klimt Painting or A Pearl Necklace?

    July 14th 2012 is the 150th anniversary of Gustav Klimt's birth. The Austrian painter is best known for his sensual paintings and sketches of the fe...

  • Girl with a Pearl Earring
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    Girl with a Pearl Earring

    The pearl really is one of nature’s true wonders. The reflections of light from thin translucent layers beneath a pearl’s surface create a serie...