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Archibald Knox

Archibald Knox was born in the village of Cronkbourne, near Tromode on the Isle of Man in the April of 1864. The son of William Knox, a master machine maker, originally from Ayr in Scotland, the young Knox was educated at elementary and grammar schools in Douglas, the islands capital. From 1878 to 1883 he studied at Douglas School of Art, gaining qualifications in Design and the Principles of Ornament. From 1884 to 1888, Knox taught art at the school and in 1889 he gained his Art Masters ... Continue Reading

Art Deco Jewellery

Collecting Original 1920's and 30's Art Deco Jewellery Art Deco Jewellery is a product of the age of the flapper, Jazz and the machine age and jewellery of the 1920's and 30's was in thrall to geometry: circles, arcs, squares, rectangles and triangles. Materials used ranged from rubies, gold, and pearls to plastic, chrome and steel. Platinum was the new luxury metal and was used with opaque stones like coral, jade, onyx and lapis lazuli. Art Deco costume jewelry became ever more popular and ... Continue Reading

White Ladies Antiques Shop

At White Ladies Antiques Shop we specialise in 19th and 20th century pottery and porcelain from Britain and Europe. We have an excellent track record on safe delivery as packing is professionally done Continue Reading