From the Collection: The Beautiful Chocolate Girl

February is the month when the price of a dozen roses triples and boxes of chocolates begin to line store shelves. Chocolate has been the candy of choice for generations of valentines. But why? The answer lies in a nebulous … Read more

Continue reading

Sailor’s Valentines: It’s the Thought that Counts?

Authentic is a complicated word. How do you determine if something is authentic? Who has the authority to declare something authentic? What does authentic mean? The exact origins of the word can be traced to multiple languages. The Greek authentikos… Read more

Continue reading