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Tag Archives: Ancient Greece
Today’s Scarf of the Moment post is about Mare Nostrum, designed by Annie Faivre for Hermès. The title is “Our Sea” in Latin and is the name that the Romans gave to the Mediterranean. This 90cm silk twill scarf shows … Continue reading
Zebra Pegasus, designed by Alice Shirley for Hermès, has been so popular since it was first issued in 2014 that it has appeared in every format imaginable. Well, just about. I have it in the gavroche size, issued for the … Continue reading
La Promenade de Platon was the first Hermès scarf that I bought. It was designed by Annie Faivre for Hermès Autumn/Winter 2013 season. The season had a theme of Sport and so the scarf design shows some Ancient Greek sports … Continue reading
I must say that The British Museum is probably my favourite, well it is equal to Athens’ National Archaeological Museum in my heart. I love both of these for the fantastic array of sculpture, ceramics and jewellery from the ancient world. … Continue reading