Sapphire Engagement Ring: A Popular Choice – WorthPoint

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Blue has always been my favorite color, particularly the darker shades. As a student, I took part in a poetry module wherein we had to present a color to the class. We had to describe everything about the color. What did it taste like? What did it feel like? Anything to engage our inner poets. I chose a navy blue. Being my favorite color, it seemed the obvious choice.

I’m no poet,…

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Rediscovering Anni Albers – WorthPoint

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Despite having a name usually uttered in conjunction with her husband Josef Albers, Anni Albers was an exemplary artist in her own right. She worked primarily in textile art, shifting to printmaking later in her career. Born in Berlin and educated at the Bauhaus, Albers made most of her work on American soil, receiving commissions from esteemed architects such as Walter Gropius and Philip Johnson.


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Oktoberfest Forever: Embracing the Season with Victorian Fairings – WorthPoint

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Do you know what a Victorian Fairing is?

Oktoberfest is a special season for beer fanatics around the world. As we celebrate the blessings of beer, pretzels, and lederhosen, we thought we’d show off another gift of German culture: the Victorian Fairing, which our own Eric Bradley and Arianna Ross of

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Great Discoveries: Ancient Gold Mask Found in China – WorthPoint

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A 3,000-year-old gold funeral mask was unearthed in central China, according to Live Science. The mask was found in a tomb dating back to the Shang Dynasty, and it is believed to be one of the oldest gold objects found in the area. Archaeologists announced the discovery along with several others on Sept. 16, 2022.

The funeral mask is large enough to cover an entire adult’s face,…

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Mark of the Week—Can You Identify It? – WorthPoint

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The company with this mark licensed one of the best-selling board games of all time: Trivial Pursuit.

Game manufacturer Selchow & Righter of New York was started in 1867 when Elisha G. Selchow founded it as E. G. Selchow. The company manufactured games under the brand Chaffee & Selchow.

E. G. Selchow became Selchow &…

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A Perfect Day for Collecting J.D. Salinger – WorthPoint

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The man in question was profiled in Time magazine on September 15, 1961.

At a time when America was celebrating its victory on the world stage, when industry, consumer products, and babies were booming, one man holed up in his house in Westport,…

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