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Gold and Silver Wonders: an exceptional exhibition in the Abbey of Mont-Saint-Michel

ers of Gold and Silver exhibition will bring together in the Salle des Hôtes of Mont-Saint-Michel Abbey some 250 precious objects around the theme of metal. As its title suggests, the exhibition will present silversmithing objects, some of which are extremely rare. These pieces from 78 lendin ...

28
July
2021

The Statue of Liberty: the emblem of New York

of this colossal statue began in 1875 in the Gaget-Gauthier workshops in Paris and its various parts were made in France until 1884. As for the internal metal framework to support 300 shaped and riveted copper plates, it was built by Gustave Eiffel (the father of the Eiffel Tower the other great wo ...

25
Sep
2008

Chinese New Year: date and traditions

bbit (or cat or hare), dragon, snake, horse, goat (or sheep), monkey, rooster, dog, pig. Each year is also associated with one of the five elements: metal, water, wood, fire, earth. This year, the Chinese New Year falls on February 1, 2022 and the new year will be the year of the Water Tiger. ...

06
Feb
2007

Lemon Festival in Menton: behind the scenes

val mobilizes nearly 300 workers who will provide more than 20,000 hours of work. The crack team is composed of citrus growers, gardeners, designers, metalworkers, etc. It is a local company that makes the metal frames of the monumental structures that then the city's Parks & Gardens department deco ...

04
Mar
2011

Christ the Redeemer: the symbol of Rio de Janeiro

largest of its kind: it is 38 meters high with a span of 28 meters and weighs 1,145 tons. Each of its hands measures 3.20 m! Its structure is made of metal and concrete and its coating of soapstone. A Pharaonic Project The statue of Christ the Redeemer was erected to celebrate the bicentenary of B ...

20
Dec
2011

Air travel: what are the prohibited items?

ts not allowed on the plane, some cannot be taken with you in a carry-on bag. Strictly forbidden in the cabin are: - sharp, blunt (baseball bat), metallic or non-metallic objects that can be used as weapons, including nail scissors, glass or metal nail files, razor blades and pocket knives... - ...

28
June
2013

Decoration: the transitional style in 5 questions

le and in the modern style can be combined in this type of decor. The mixing of textures between different materials such as wood, polished glass, metal, leather, linen or cotton is one of the characteristics of this type of decoration. You can even mix various wood species, as long as you cho ...

08
Sep
2021

Mountain Law: what does it change for your vehicle?

nt is required? In the areas concerned by this new obligation, light vehicles, commercial vehicles and motor homes will have to : - either carry metal or textile snow chains in their trunks to equip at least 2 driving wheels - or be equipped with four winter tyres (also called snow tyres) ...

12
Oct
2021

Neutral henna: what are the benefits for the hair?

latile powder. You need to mix it with warm water to form a paste that you apply to dry hair like a mask. When preparing the paste, avoid using metal utensils. To get the full benefits of neutral henna, it is advisable to leave the product on your hair for at least 30 to 60 minutes, under a ...

02
Dec
2021

Wall decoration: 4 creative ideas with photo prints

ille If you're looking for a more modern material than cork to incorporate your photos into an industrial or contemporary setting, you can also use a metal grid as a stand for your most beautiful shots. This type of picture frame is easily found in home decor and DIY stores. It comes in different ...

16
Dec
2021

Christmas tree: 3 ideas for edible decorations

arls in stores to sprinkle on your cookies before the icing is completely dry. To note: generally, shortbread cookies can be stored in an airtight metal box. Once hung in the tree, they will only remain edible for a few days at most. So, hang them on the tree preferably on December 24 in anticipa ...

17
Dec
2021

5 tips for organizing an eco-friendly picnic

y and prefer Opinel knife and/or reusable cutlery in stainless steel! From now on, even the straws are no longer plastic but made of paper, bamboo or metal... Following the same reusable logic, equip yourself with water bottles (stainless steel or glass) instead of carrying plastic water bottles. ...

26
July
2022

Sun in the garden: how to measure the exposure of your garden?

de, you can use jute or sisal nets. These nets look like burlap with a larger mesh. You can also shade your vegetable garden by building wooden or metal structures to which you attach canisses or clapboards. To modulate the density of the shade, consider adjusting the height of the structure. ...

27
July
2022