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Precious umbrella handles

Precious umbrella handles

Precious umbrella handles

Archaeologists claim that there were umbrellas in the XI century BC. This very time is considered the invention of the familiar to us and quite mundane object. Some scientists believe the birthplace of umbrella is China, others – Egypt, as in both countries it obviously was considered a symbol of power. In Egypt, umbrellas used only by Pharaoh, and in China – the emperors and those close to them.
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Colleen Moore Fairy Castle

Colleen Moore became famous for her luxurious jewelry dollhouse Fairy Castle

Colleen Moore became famous for her luxurious jewelry dollhouse. Colleen Moore Fairy Castle

American silent cinema actress Colleen Moore was born on August 19, 1899, in Port Huron, Michigan. The list of movies where the actress played consists of more than 60 films. But Colleen has also become famous for her luxurious jewelry dollhouse Fairy Castle. The passion for doll houses was inspired by her father Charles Morrison. In her childhood the girl owned seven doll houses, constructed by her father. The first doll house with detailed miniature furniture was built from a cigar box, the actress wrote in her autobiography “Silent Star”, in 1968. Charles Morrison encouraged 29-year-old Colleen for creating her own jewelry doll house. And the Hollywood actress used all resources to create an amazing doll house of large proportions. It took Moore 7 years, more than 700 craftsmen – architects, designers, jewelers, artists to make her dream come true.
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