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Greek Key Design ...an interesting story.

Greek Key Design ...an interesting story.

In Ancient Greece, the unbroken, interlocking pattern of the Meander (Meandros), or Greek Key, was one of the most important symbols; it symbolized infinity, unity and the eternal flow of life through reproduction. The long, continuous line, repeatedly folding back on itself, which resembles the perpetual flow of water, or waves, represents the eternal movement of Life. As a sign of continuation, the meander symbol corresponds with never-ending friendship, love and devotion. Some historians believe that the meander symbol has a strong association with the labyrinth as it can be created with the Greek key pattern. The Meander-style labyrinth at...

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Susan Jeffery | Sterling and Burke | Studio Burke DC | Studio Burke by Susan Jeffery Burke | Washington, DC

Susan Jeffery | Sterling and Burke | Studio Burke DC | Studio Burke by Susan Jeffery Burke | Washington, DC

Sterling and Burke's Susan Jeffery is the founder of Studio Burke DC Sterling and Burke has moved to K Street.  Susan Jeffery's Sterling & Burke Ltd is now Studio Burke DC and offers all of the bespoke luxury goods Sterling and Burke had become well known for. Studio Burke DC bespoke luxury gifting was formed as the Business Gifting,  Fine Stationery, Custom Leather Goods, and Patriotic Art division of Sterling & Burke Ltd. Winter 2022: Dear Beloved Sterling and Burke Clients and Customers past and future: Susan Jeffery and her Sterling & Burke DC has a new K Street retail location.  Sterling...

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A Wine Lovers Perfect Gift | The Antique Silver Corkscrew | Milwee Antique Silver | Historic Georgetown

A Wine Lovers Perfect Gift | The Antique Silver Corkscrew | Milwee Antique Silver | Historic Georgetown

The Perfect Gift for a Wine Lover Gifting an Equestrian Wine Drinker? Ahh, the antique silver fox corkscrew!   Allow us to produce a fabulously brilliant Silver Fox Corkscrew.     Frank Milwee Antiques | Specializing in Antique Silver 2912 M Street, NorthwestWashington, District of Columbia 20007 +1.202.333.4811 Georgetown Silver Antique Dealer Frank Milwee Offering the Corkscrew Collector a Refreshing Twist by Joseph L'Africain © originally published in Wine Spectator Magazine  When asked how many corkscrews he has in his Washington, D.C., antique shop, Frank Milwee momentarily draws a blank. "Hundreds, unduplicated; hundreds and hundreds," he guesses.  This comes as no surprise, considering that his shop overflows...

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Queen Elizabeth and her Mascots

Queen Elizabeth and her Mascots

The Queen seems to have someone mount a very special type of ornament on the hood of the car. It’s not even fitted in the front part of the hood, as was customary with older models of Mercedes-Benz, Rolls-Royce or Jaguar, but in the centre of the hood.The Queen and the Royal Family have an obsession with car hood ornaments called car mascots.  Each and every one of them has been obtained from our foundry in England called Louis LeJeune.The foundry was set up in 1910, when it went by a slightly different name, AE Lejeune (AEL). In 1933, it was...

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The Elegant Guest Book | U.S. Mission to the United Nations

The Elegant Guest Book | U.S. Mission to the United Nations

Classic, Traditional, Heirloom Quality Leather Goods and Books Handmade in England by Charing Cross STUDIO BURKE DC | 1619 K Street, NW | Washington, DC | 1.202.331.4224 | Enquiries@StudioBurkeDC.com"

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