Monthly Archives: November 2012

Alberto Garcia-Alix.

Alberto Garcia-Alix is a famous Spanish photographer known for his ultimate images of reality. He has been taking pictures professionally since 1976. Garcia-Alix applies to photography to reveal his feelings and emotions, to reveal reality that surrounds him. Some of the most famous portraits taken by Garcia-Alix belong to his acquaintances who died. “His visual speech is composed in accordance with the maps that his life's itinerary has sketched out, maps onto which the photographer sketches his mysterious, emotional and compelling artistic cartography”.

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Madame Tussauds – the Art of Copy

Sometimes the artists create something completely new finding inspiration in their imagination. However, the talent of reproducing the existing object with great preciseness is also a form of art which associates, first of all, with the name of Marie Tussaund who has later become known as Madame Tussaunds.

Marie Tussaund was born in 1761 and moved in Paris together with her family when she was two. Her step-father worked in the sphere of anatomy and made wax busts. Little Marie observed his work not knowing that it will become the passion of her life.

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Saffron: History of Usage

As it was hundreds of years ago the blossom of the Kashmirian crocus are being collected by hand. The snouts of this flower which are reminding the customary cowslips in the western gardens are the raw material for producing the world's most expensive spice called saffron. Unlike the crocuses in the northern regions the saffron crocus breaks out blossoming in autumn. Each flower has only three snouts that should be removed carefully and dried. These snouts are to be harvested only on the first day of blossoming. If one imagines the whole process it will become clear why is saffron that expensive.

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Tips to Improve Your Hairdo

Everyone would probably agree that the most famous hairstyle decoration of 2011 is the wedding crown of Kate Middleton. Its price exceeds 10 million USD. The Queen Elizabeth allowed Kate to choose one of the 80 splendid crowns belonging to the Royal family. Kate Middleton liked the diamond tiara which was presented to the Queen Elizabeth by her father most of all. To make this tiara match the hairstyle of Kate six hairdressers were doing their best. So if you haven’t any diamond tiara yet it’s sensible to use the staff you can find on your dressing table. On the special occasions you may decorate your hair with ribbons, feathers, or precious stones.

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