Toly and Rena Krishtul founded “ARK Restoration and Design, Ltd ” in 1982

Picasso Ceramics.

Corrida Ceramic platter Picasso’s artistic legacy is indeed immense and multifaceted. His experimentation with various mediums, including ceramics, showcases his restless creative spirit and his eagerness to push the boundaries of art. The Corrida Ceramic platter you described exemplifies his innovative approach to ceramics, blending different techniques and materials to create unique and striking pieces.…

A cross with gold and colored stones on it.

RENAISSANCE CROSS

 Repair is the most difficult and labor-intensive process of jewelry production. The course of repair and restoration of jewelry involves production and recreation of various elements of jewelry as well as mounting and finishing operations.  Services in which recreation of separate elements of a design or a pattern is required, are called restoration. Determination of…

The Parisian Marchands-Merciers

A marchand-mercier is a French term for a type of entrepreneur working outside the guild system of craftsmen but carefully constrained by the regulations of a corporation under rules codified in 1613.[2] The reduplicative term literally means a merchant of merchandise, but in the 18th century took the connotation of a merchant of objets d’art.…

The ‘Court Fat Lady’

The Golden Age of Chinese History The Tang Era of Chinese history is heralded as a golden age. It witnessed the prosperity of culture, economy, diplomacy and politics under a unified government. Stability within China led to an expansion of foreigners entering and living within the country, bringing with them their own cultural and social…