Author: Adriane Dalton

Gold earrings formed into abstract curved elements. From bottom, lace-like dripping effect leading to a loop and two arches, then looping over entire earring and terminating at another lace-like dripping element.
Ingenious Solutions: Irena Brynner’s Wrap Around Earrings
Born in 1917 in the remote Russian town of Vladivostak, Irena Brynner was raised in a tightly knit two family household. However, the families were dispersed in 1928 due to political upheaval that forced Brynner and her parents to relocate to Manchuria.[1] Brynner left Manchuria to study painting and sculpture in Lausanne, Switzerland but returned...
Five-piece coffee set includes covered sugar bowl, milk jug, cup and saucer, and plate. Coffee Pot (-1a,b): tall slightly conical form with broad, flat triangular handle with circular opening; small curved triangular spout; white ground overall, the bottom decorated with various sized circles in brown, some overlapping; white lid with large flat triangular handle with pierced circle at back.
Coffee Talk: Celebrating the Birth of Jutta Sika
Born on this day in 1877, Jutta Sika was an Austrian designer working in a variety of different media. Sika received formal training in both graphic and costume design but is best known for her ceramic and glassware designs. In 1895 Sika studied at Graphische Lehr und Veruchsantalt (Graphic Education and Research Institute) under Joseph...