The man in the middle is Kevin. Kevin volunteered 24 days of his life to drive my high school band from Seattle to San Diego to compete in band competitions. Kevin gave the opportunity for these kids to bring home gold back to Seattle. Thank you Kevin, without you this would not have been possible.

The man in the middle is Kevin. Kevin volunteered 24 days of his life to drive my high school band from Seattle to San Diego to compete in band competitions. Kevin gave the opportunity for these kids to bring home… Continue Reading

Jade plaque with carved out openwork of bird motifs mounted in a frame of gold adorned with rubies, sapphires and jade. China, late Jin or early Yuan dynasty. 13th to 14th century AD. [1501×2100]

Jade plaque with carved out openwork of bird motifs mounted in a frame of gold adorned with rubies, sapphires and jade. China, late Jin or early Yuan dynasty. 13th to 14th century AD. [1501×2100]

The Tissø Ring (Denmark, 10th century AD), made from four braided strands of gold, it has a diameter of 30 cm. and weighting in at almost 2 kg it is the largest gold find from the Viking Period in Denmark [613 x 647]

The Tissø Ring (Denmark, 10th century AD), made from four braided strands of gold, it has a diameter of 30 cm. and weighting in at almost 2 kg it is the largest gold find from the Viking Period in Denmark… Continue Reading