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(Closed RP) Pulling the gloves over his knuckles and resting the cuffs of them on his wrists, Daniel smiled at himself in the mirror. His reflection was just right, but something was wrong. Behind him, he saw the shadow of a girl in the mirror and spoke without turning to face her. "I assume you're one of the gilts from the other school."

"Taught from infancy that beauty is woman's sceptre, the mind shapes itself to the body, and roaming round its gilt cage, only seeks to adorn its prison." ~ Mary Wollstonecraft

flowersgardenlove: Orange tulip Beautiful gorgeous pretty flowers

A jewelled, silver-gilt and guilloché enamel cup by Fabergé, Moscow, 1908-1917, the body enamelled translucent pink over wavy engine-turned ground, the scroll handle set with a cabochon stone and enclosing a silver coin dated 1770.

Seed pearl floral brooch, mounted on a gilt wire support with the pendant flower and leaf ornament suspended from two pearl strings c. 1840

...the long shadows from a low winter sun stream across the snow draped lane.

A Very Fine Carved Giltwood Mirror German, Circa 1780. Mirror, mirror on the wall....

from Ermilia

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Picture it & Write December 4th, 2011. - blood tea, teacup, fine china

Louis Majorelle (1859-1926) - Art Nouveau Table Lamp. Gilt Brass and Shell. Circa 1900. 21" x 8".