Now at the Bodleian Library at Oxford: One of the "Douce" Bibles, printed in London in and probably bound about the same time. This one was the property of Queen Elizabeth I, and is bound in crimson velvet, measuring 17 by 12 inches.
asatru-ingwaz: “ “ Viking dress based off the Birka grave This is the only one I’ve found so far that has done all the bands, most people do just a few bands across the top. I was so happy to find an actual reproduction of this interpretation!
Kintsugi, the Japanese art of fixing broken ceramics with a lacquer resin made to look like solid gold, adds a new level of complexity to the vessels that it mends. An exhibit at the Freer Gallery of Art in Washington features a Japanese tea bowl made of
conflictingheart: Yee Sookyung “When the Japanese repair broken objects, they aggrandize the damage by filling the cracks with gold. They believe that when something has suffered damage and has a history, it becomes more beautiful.