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The History of the Julep Cup and Its Cultural Significance

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Sterling silver julep cups are generally associated with the Kentucky Derby. It represents good times and exciting horse races. The long History of the Derby is that these cups are usually filled with a mint julep, a mixture of bourbon, mint, sugar, and ice. Silver julep cups signify much more than just their association with […]

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The History Behind Repousse Antiques

Repoussé is an intricate detail and ornamental design in sterling silver, metal, thin copper and many other metals. Repoussé designed pieces of silver are done by a metalwork technique that consists of the hammering and shaping of malleable metal on the reverse side by hand. The literal meaning of repoussé in French is “to push […]

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