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Terra-cotta Chinese Warriors - Set of 4
Terra-cotta Chinese Warriors - Set of 4
(Based on 29 reviews)
Category: Home & Garden/Historic Collectibles

In 1974, the vast burial chamber of third-century Chinese Emperor Qin Shi Huang was discovered by farmers in the north-central Shaanxi Province. It contained more than 7,000 life-size terra-cotta warriors. This set of four handcrafted miniature terra-cotta models of classic poses general, soldier, and archer arrives in a black silk gift box. The National Geographic Museum is sponsoring an exhibition of Qin warriors and other burial artifacts in fall 2009.


$39.00
Cloisonné Teapot Ornaments - Set of 4
Cloisonné Teapot Ornaments - Set of 4
(Based on 7 reviews)
Category: Home & Garden/Home Décor/Home Accents

Cloisonné was developed thousands of years ago during the Byzantine era and traveled via the Silk Road to China, where it has flourished as an art form ever since. To create a design in cloisonné, an artist's original sketch must be traced using thin strips of wire. Into this wire "scaffolding" is inserted powdered enamel that, when baked, fills the outlines and creates a porcelain-like appearance.


$32.00
Exploration Experience
Exploration Experience
(Based on 1 review)
Category: Books/Exploration

Filled with the people who made and changed the course of history, this thrilling book takes readers on a voyage of discovery—in a fun and dynamic format that's unique among reference books. From the travels of Erik the Red through the journeys of Marco Polo to the heroic attempts of Livingstone and Scott, these intrepid explorers have expanded our knowledge of the world.


$50.00
$11.99
Colombian Sterling Silver Lace Cuff Bracelet
Colombian Sterling Silver Lace Cuff Bracelet
(Based on 1 review)
Category: Jewelry/Bracelets

Colombia’s traditional fashions are on full display during holidays and festivals, like the Carnival of Barranquilla, which marks the beginning of Lent. Women often wear skirts and blouses decked with handmade lace, a tradition that arrived with the Spanish in the 15th century. This seemingly delicate bracelet of vintage lace dipped in sterling silver speaks to the resilience of the Colombian people and the blending of cultural traditions.< /p>

$119.00
$39.99