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2014-07-31 08:31:48

Legendary Wall Street investor Jim Rogers meets with contemporary Chinese jade carving master Wu Desheng at the MANOR VIRTUOUS luxury villa complex in China's Shenzhen SHENZHEN, China, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legendary Wall Street investor Jim Rogers visited the MANOR VIRTUOUS luxury villa complex in Shenzhen, China on June 29. Often dubbed as the "enfant terrible of Wall Street," he is well-known worldwide for his excellent investment performance. His twice breaking of the...

2014-06-05 16:20:30

Private Tour of St. Petersburg Palace Features $800+ Million Collection LOS ANGELES, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's luxury travelers can step into Russia's luxury world of the imperial past with Crystal Cruises' latest Boutique Adventure - a shore excursion unavailable on any other cruise line and only available to a limited number of Crystal guests. Offered with four Crystal Symphony Northern Europe cruises in summer 2014, the new outing affords rare, exclusive access to...

2013-06-20 23:17:37

Hixenbaugh Ancient Art updated its website with many recently acquired objects including an ancient Jewelry Collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 Hixenbaugh Ancient Art Ltd updated its web site with many recently acquired objects. Included among the recent acquisitions is a Roman Mable head of Jupiter, an Egyptian bronze statue of Anubis and a collection of ancient jewelry. The ancient jewelry collection includes objects from a variety of ancient cultures including gold signet...

Legend Of The Aztec Crystal Skulls Debunked By Science
2013-03-08 09:29:22

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Once upon a time, there were 13 crystal skulls. Well, no, actually there are dozens of them, in private collections and museums around the world. The largest and most well-known are housed in the British Museum in London, the Quai Branly Museum in Paris and the Smithsonian Institution in the US Capital. The skulls have been the subject of speculation and public interest for over 150 years, spawning legends, myths, movies (Indiana...

Archaeologists Find Tomb Of Mayan Ruler
2012-10-26 14:21:08

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Archaeologists have uncovered a tomb complete with jade jewelry and decorations that belong to an early Mayan ruler. The experts said on Thursday that the discovery at Guatemala's Tak'alik Ab'aj temple site may help to broaden the spectrum of what life was like during the Mayan culture. Archaeologists Miguel Orrego said carbon-dating indicates the tomb was built between 700 and 400 B.C., which was several hundred years before...

2011-06-27 07:35:00

OMAHA, Neb., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jade Jenise Dixon, writer, producer, director and one of the stars of the hit feature film TRUTH HALL, gives back! Jade's company, Stepping Stone Productions, LLC - which also produced the award-winning feature film Big Ain't Bad - returns to Omaha to help create a "stepping stone" for Omaha talent through her acting and filmmaking workshop and talent search. Jade's film, TRUTH HALL, won five festival awards and is now in heavy rotation on the BET...

2011-03-01 07:10:00

ATLANTA, NEW YORK and DALLAS, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlanta's own award-winning filmmaker Jade Jenise Dixon is pleased to announce her return home on March 5, 2011 to kick off a nationwide talent search for her next upcoming film, Our Father. Other cities include New York City on March 19th and Dallas on May 14, 2011. The Los Angels Times states that Jade Dixon is "beautiful and talented," BET states Jade is "the next Tyler Perry," Rolling Out Magazine states, "this sister plans to...

2010-12-21 07:00:00

FRANKLIN, Tenn., Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Jade Design, Inc. today announced it has completed the acquisition of Sherbourn Technologies of North Billerica, MA. By January 1, 2011 all of Sherbourn's operations will be moved to Jade Design's headquarters in Franklin, TN. Jade Design, which is the parent company of Emotiva Audio Corporation, will continue to offer a complete selection of Sherbourn-brand high-performance audio products, including stereo and multichannel...

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