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Navratna: Faith in the power of nine.

(An enamelled and gem-set Navratna necklace, India, late 18th century; image courtesy of Sotheby’s.)

Here is a combination of gems, 9 in number (to be specific), that has the same kind of religious significance and sanctity all across Asia, regardless of the country and the cultural differences that almost always tend to separate one country or culture from the other. 171 mots de plus


The Oldest Presidential Portrait

On the 5th of October 2017 Sotheby’s New York will be hosting it’s anticipated Photographs auction. Prints from some of the most important figures in photographic history will be available, including ‘New Orleans’ (Trolley) by Robert Frank and Nymphea by Eugene Atget, but perhaps one of the most fascinating lots on offer comes from one of the lesser known photographers of the 19th century: Philip Haas. 407 mots de plus


Avoid These Two Big Mortgage Mistakes

We all know that searching for and viewing potential homes is the fun part of the home-buying process. The not-so-fun part? The mortgage.

But if you don’t pay attention to the details, your mortgage can end up dragging down the enjoyment of your new home and cause some major regrets. 214 mots de plus

Real Estate

Sotheby's 'Cecil Beaton: Portraits of Vivien Leigh' Exhibition

Sotheby’s announce a Photography sale in a few weeks time, concerning portraits of Vivien Leigh taken by Cecil Beaton. The exhibition runs from the 12th of September to the 26th, to coincide with the anniversary auction of Leigh’s belongings due to take place on the 26th. 174 mots de plus


What Affects Property Values?

Some of the features that increase property values are obvious, like a remodeled bathroom, a modern kitchen, or a sought-after neighborhood. But here are a few features and circumstances you, may have not have realized can affect property values. 222 mots de plus

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3514 Lindenwood Avenue is a 4,900 sq ft, four bedroom four bath two half bath contemporary residence, built in 2016, located in Highland Park, Dallas, Texas, listed for $2,895,000. 296 mots de plus