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Contemporary sailor's valentine

Contemporary artists carry on sailors’ valentine tradition

Natural history and art come together in the form of the shell mosaics known as sailors’ valentines. A traditional 19th or early 20th century shell mosaic from Barbados usually includes a flower design. It also includes some form of heart, and perhaps a special verse or message. Among the sentiments featured...

Cool happenings for collectors in December

If you're looking for an opportunity to treat yourself to some fun during the hectic holiday season, allow us to recommend scoping out the Show and Auction calendars on our site. Check out a few of the many items happening between now and the end of 2017.