This year is the 140th anniversary of the founding of the S.T. Dupont brand.
The sophomore release by up-and-coming British goldsmith Jack Row, the Jaali Collection (
A dollar is not worth what it once was, especially if it is a particular Flowing Hair silver dollar from 1794.
Winslow Homer, one of the most important American artists of the 19th century, painted many of his most recognizable works at his studio o
Julieta Talamante moved to Los Cabos at a time when the region boasted only one paved road and one stop
Twenty-two years ago, Sandra Hindman, the president and CEO of Les Enluminures (w
The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts announced last weekit will divest its entire collection of the late artist’s work through
Jalal Aro opened the Phonogalerie (www.phonogalerie.com) shop in its current l
Montblanc is offering Americans an exquisite means of exercising their freedom of expression.
At the end of the 18th century, George Washington planted 13 chestnut trees—one for each colony—between his mother’s and sister’
During World War I, as fighting spread to northern Italy, the 15th-century Villa Cà Erizzo Luca in Bassano del Grappa became a b
Sword swallowers, fire-eaters, giants, midgets, fat ladies, tattooed ladies, bearded ladies— Johnny Meah has painted them all in
Dick Coen hunted ducks before he hunted antique duck decoys.
Paulo Coelho has received the pen makers’ version of a Pulitzer: a pen honoring one of his books.
Nicholas Brawer (www.nicholasbrawer.com) began his career as
Each Beretta Gallery site—from New York to London to Paris—was chosen specifically for its locale, and also for the influx of internationa
If you’re familiar with Joel Oppenheimer’s gallery of natural history art in Chicago, you likely would expect a similar environment and sh
Entering Kunstkammer Georg Laue is akin to walking into the 16th-century library of a learned nobleman or eccentric scholar.
Jack Row—a 26-year-old goldsmith in Birmingham, England—made his debut in the luxury pen market last year with Architect, a coll
Although Faber-Castell’s history spans more than 250 years, the German maker of pens and pencils continues to innovate.
David Oscarson, the irreverent St. Louis pen maker, is known to produce designs based on themes such as the Mayan apocalypse.
Calvin and Hobbes creator Bill Watterson is the J.D.
After struggling for years as a fiction writer, Jonathan Kellerman struck gold with When the Bough Breaks, the first of his novels starrin
The Asian decorative art of maki-e is an ancient one, involving intricate designs created from thin layers of gold dust (or othe
On the afternoon of November 26, 1922, a small group descended a flight of 16 steps that led below ground to a plain stone-and-p
Andrew Jackson demonstrated that he was indeed "a man of the people"—and not another member of the Eastern elite who had been el
When an exceptionally rare camera commands a record-setting sum, the sale usually takes place through Vienna-based WestLicht Pho
An unshakable desire to possess what divine providence or the dictates of overzealous lawmakers would deny us is a peculiarly American tra
With a modest two-paned window display framed by a dark blue facade, the Map House (