Author: Marija Georgievska

Marija Georgievska

The town Jingdezhen in southern China is one of the biggest porcelain centers in the world. Historians claim that the city has been producing these beautiful wares since the 6th century CE and has continued production over the centuries. It is also known as the place where beautiful ceramics were made around 206 BC during […]

Marija Georgievska

One of the most beautiful gardens in the world is the garden of Villa Lante at Bagnaia, Italy. The Villa is one of the major works of the architect Jacopo Barozzi da Vignola. It was built in the 16th century in the period when the garden design was trendy in Europe, and it stays as […]

Marija Georgievska

One of the most used pots for making tea throughout the centuries is the kettle, also known as a tea kettle: specialized for boiling water, with a handle, lid, and spout. A very early example of a kettle has been found by archaeologists which was probably used between 3500 and 2000 BC in ancient Mesopotamia. It is made […]

Marija Georgievska

Built in the 18th century for wealthy plantation owner Edwin Lascelles, Harewood House is one of the most beautiful historic houses in England. It is located in Harewood near Leeds and was built between 1759 and 1771. Edwin Lascelles was the 1st Baron Harewood, and throughout the centuries, the house remained in the ownership of […]

Marija Georgievska

The famous Red House, located in Upton, Bexleyheath in England is one of the most significant Arts and Crafts buildings from the 19th century. It was designed by architect Philip Webb and textile designer and artist William Morris as a family home. Morris decided to build a rural home in Southeast London because he was […]

Marija Georgievska

One of the most amazing glasswork techniques can be traced back as far as ancient Egypt is the millefiori. It is difficult to credit its origin to one culture because throughout the centuries it has been used by many glass makers. The Italians defined the name for the technique, and in translation, it means a thousand flowers. […]