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Jessica Beauchemin

By the Creative Museum: She sculpts different woods into hair-comb heaven. Describing her philosophy, Ms. Beauchemin says, “I strive to explore fine woodworking, to develop a personal approach that will enhance the riches and nuances of the matter. I shape … Continue reading

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Creative Museum: Crown of Immortality

By the Creative Museum: The Crown of Immortality is a literary and religious metaphor, which developed visual representations, initially as a laurel wreath, and later as a symbolic circle of stars (often a crown, tiara, halo or aureola). The Crown … Continue reading

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Wood combs in European cultures

Par le Creative Museum (The English translation can be found in the first comment.) Pour les cultures occidentales, le peigne en bois a souvent été le parent pauvre de l’ornement de coiffure. La plupart du temps, on utilisait le bois … Continue reading

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Creative Museum: Ivory Comb from Dieppe, France

by the Creative Museum: From the Fourteenth Century, Dieppe sailors docked their boats on the coast of Guinea to collect ivory. Instead of selling their precious raw material to Paris workshops, they learned to carve great works of art themselves … Continue reading

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Les Peignes Art Nouveau

Par le Musée Creative L’Art nouveau est un mouvement artistique qui naît en Europe à la fin du XIXe siècle et rencontre un succès immédiat. Il se développe même internationalement et prend des noms différents selon les pays qui l’adoptent: Tiffany … Continue reading

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Coming soon: The dazzle of the U.S.

The Creative Museum is happy to present its new exhibition on American celluloid rhinestones combs. 1st  February / 30th August 2011 To be seen on Don’t miss! In the U.S. at the beginning of the twentieth century, high society parties … Continue reading

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Dragons, Griffons et Autres Bêtes Fantastiques

Tout le monde a rencontré, soit dans des films, des romans, des mangas ou des jeux vidéos ces créatures fantastiques qui combinent les attributs de plusieurs animaux comme le centaure, le sphinx ou la chimère… La mythologie antique est riche … Continue reading

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