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art-of-swords:

Khanjar Dagger

  • Culture: Indian
  • Medium: steel, white jade, gold and rubies
  • Measurements: 37.6 x 6.4 x 2.3 cm
  • Acquirer: King Edward VII, King of the United Kingdom (1841-1910), when Albert Edward, Prince of Wales (married) (1863-1901)
  • Provenance: Presented to Albert Edward, Prince of Wales by Maharajah Jung Bahadur Rana, ruler of Nepal during his visit to India in 1875-6

This khanjar features a two edged re-curved blade with two deep grooves each side terminating in open-work scrolls. The blade is thickened at point while the hilt is made of green jade with a scrolled pommel set with rubies in a floral design.

Source: Copyright © 2014 Royal Collection Trust/Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

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fromobscuretodemure:

Meng Huang, Kiki Kang and Liu Li Jie by Yin Chao for Harper’s Bazaar China September 2012.

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sixpenceee:

Diphylleia grayi also known as the skeleton flower. The petals turn transparent with the rain.

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chrisozer:

POP!

Knot & Bow Confetti Balloons

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Arwa Abouon, I’m Sorry, I Forgive You (Sorry Mama), 2012

Arwa Abouon, I’m Sorry, I Forgive You (Sorry Mama), 2012

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nnmprv:

Nendo: Akimoku.

Japanese design studio Nendo has designed a new furniture collection for Edition Blue by Otsuka.

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jonahamadeus:

Week 2 of the slake. So pumped! #ceramics #contemporaryart #home #dissolutionoftheamericandream #JonahAmadeus

Incredible craftsmanship and concept and doing things that I haven’t seen much of. On my radar.

jonahamadeus:

Week 2 of the slake. So pumped!
#ceramics #contemporaryart #home #dissolutionoftheamericandream #JonahAmadeus

Incredible craftsmanship and concept and doing things that I haven’t seen much of. On my radar.

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