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Antler Chandeliers

Jonathan Y Eldora Antler Chandelier
Cast Resin hand finished to look like natural antlers

I overheard a couple in a lighting store super offended about an antler chandelier. It wasn’t even natural antler, it was made from cast resin.

They thought that deer had died to make the chandelier.* They compared it to killing elephants for the ivory. Continue reading

Southwestern Architecture and Décor

La Fonda on the Plaza in Sante Fe, NM The fireplace, designed by Arnold Rönnebeck, is inspired by traditional beehive shaped fireplaces built into the adobe walls. Photo by Atakra - Southwestern Architecture and Décor – myDesign42

La Fonda on the Plaza in Sante Fe, NM
The fireplace, designed by Arnold Rönnebeck, is inspired by traditional beehive shaped fireplaces built into the adobe walls.
Photo by Atakra

My nephew moved to Nevada from Knoxville, Tennessee. He enjoys decorating and  has been incorporating some local motifs. Just the light makes everything he already owned look different.

I pulled out a book I bought in the early ’90s, The Southwestern Companion by Norman Kolpas. The book has beautiful photography. It tells some history and includes recipes. The chapters are Southwestern Home & Interiors, Southwestern Foods, Southwestern Crafts & Collectibles, and Southwestern Gardens. Continue reading