Roman Mosaics, The Hidden Methods

Ever wondered why there's a line of white tiles (tesserae) around figures in a Roman Mosaic? Look at any Roman figural mosaic, whether it be one found in Britain, Spain, Italy, North Africa or the Middle East and you will see the figures out there. This is just one of what I would term 'The…

Goya Paintings

Francisco de Goya was a famous Spanish artist who produced his paintings in the 18th and 19th century. This article covers his works and his style which left a lasting mark on the art world and it's development from renaissance to contemporary movements. Many love to buy Goya prints because of the qualities of the…

Home Painting – DIY Vs Hiring a Professional

The physically challenging part of DIY house painting involves scraping off the old paint before putting primer or new paint on the walls. Scraping understands reaching out to the most obscure and remote areas. This part of the painting process can be done quite well if the size of the house is small or average.…

The Candle Chandelier

Chandeliers have adorned the halls, churches and abbeys as far back as the medieval times. In these early days, they were candle chandeliers made as a wooden cross and each section had candles secured to them. They were hated by a rope and pulley system to a height to provide enough light and tied off…

Kate Spade – Handbag Innovator

Kate Spade, born Kate Brosnahan on December 24, 1962, became an unusual success in the designer handbag genre, a field normally accredited to the affluent. Following attending all girls St. Teresa's high school, she attended Arizona State University, then in 1986 was employed at Mademoiselle Magazine's accessory department. She worked up to become the head…

Snow Removal Injuries

The most common injuries associated with snow removal include sprains and strains, particularly in the back and shoulders, as well as lacerations and finger amputations. Although a very laborious chore at the most inconvenient time, it can be good exercise. Do not underestimate the difficulties of this strenuous and sometimes dangerous activity. You should probably…

Strength Training Muscle Routines

The great majorities of the people who start working out and make their first contacts with bodybuilding are motivated from some picture or video showing some professional bodybuilder posing his monstrous muscles. There is nothing wrong with that as long as we understand that before starting to pump up our muscles, we have to build…

What is a Stair Elevator?

A ladder or lift elevator is an engine piece of equipment designed to help the elderly and disabled living comfortably within a multi-floor housing or access to an entry raised. The most common type of lift the ladder is the ladder lift. In some situations, such as levels with a deck or a home with…

Thickness of 18kt Plated White Gold

You ask how durable is an 18k gold plate. Wow, I do wish I could give you an answer in months or years or in any time frame. The fact is, without knowing how thick the plated surface actually might be there is little way to predict wearability. Even if I knew the thickness, the…

Comparing Wood Pellet Stoves

Wood pellet stoves have become more popular for homeowners. Their sizes are generally small and the pellets can be stored in a sack. Operating these stoves is also very easy. You only need to load pellets into the stove and ignite them. One benefit that homeowners enjoy the most is that these stoves produce a…

Sample Cover Letter For High School Students

Many teenagers who pass high school look for part time or full time jobs for earning pocket money. A job can be an experience building stepping stone if you already know what type of career you would like to make in future. Nowadays there is huge number of jobs available for high school student. You…

Metal Handrail

Metal handrail can add a very aesthetically appealing touch to your home and garden as well as being extremely durable. Given that just about every home has steps, stairs or, at the very least, a slope of some kind, there are very few properties which could not benefit from a well-crafted metal handrail. Most metal…

Stairway Chair Lifts

In general, stairway chair lifts can be classified into two categories – straight and curved stairway chair lifts. It's a fairly obvious distinction and categorization since these are mobility aids designed to help you go up the stairs and of course, stairways tend to either be straight or curved. Straight stairways do not pose any…