This stained glass window called, The Flight of Souls, illuminates the Wade Memorial Chapel in Lake View Cemetery in Cleveland, Ohio. Louis C. Tiffany pieced this together using his famous favrile method in which he layered opalescent, iridescent, and translucent pieces of glass to create the rich and deep colors of this Wade Chapel centerpiece. It’s intricately stunning. … More The Flight of Souls, an Intricate Centerpiece
Topkapi Palace in Istanbul, Turkey was the residence of the Ottoman sultans for about 400 years. It is no wonder that when visitors step in the rooms of the palace they are greeted with intricate details everywhere. Visitors are allowed to take pictures in some rooms, but not in others. The Council Chamber … More Intricacies of Topkapi Palace, Istanbul
Door knobs are the last thing I expect to be intricate. But this one which is full of symbols representing the State of Texas definitely qualifies.
This does not mean that hubby and I bought a Turkish handwoven rug or carpet as a souvenir. At $1,000 at the very least, these were a bit (more like really) way beyond our budget. Some couples in our group bought one for their homes. Buyers don’t get to carry them after purchase. These are … More Memento Monday: Turkish Carpets and Rugs
There are more than 8000 pieces of stained glass that make up this skylight at Fordyce Bathhouse at Hot Springs National Park in Arkansas. It depicts Neptune’s daughter and marine life. It’s the epitome of intricate, don’t you think?
The State Capitol of Pennsylvania in Harrisburg is one of the most beautiful capitols I have seen in the United States (so far, 25). Intricacies are abundant in its magnificent structure. An example is this stained glass dome in the Justice Chamber. It’s so prettily detailed.