#Byzan­tine

From jewellery and cou­ture to light­ing and tex­tiles, this his­toric style note is en­joy­ing a rich revival

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This his­toric aes­thetic is en­joy­ing a rich revival

clock­wise from left the elab­o­rate domes of the Blue Mosque in is­tan­bul are a cap­ti­vat­ing sight for the city’s vis­i­tors; this vin­tage-style tri­fari col­lar chan­nels the op­u­lence of the em­pire – £295, V&a shop; a de­tail from the bronze door of Saint Mark’s Basil­ica, Venice, one of the finest ex­am­ples of Byzan­tine ar­chi­tec­ture in italy; neisha crosland’s at­las col­lec­tion for fired earth uses glim­mer­ing gold and rich jewel tones for an or­nate, em­bel­lished feel – pine flower nile tiles, £1,362sq m; and ex­quis­ite de­tail­ing and in­tri­cate con­struc­tion de­fine guo Pei’s show­stop­ping gowns.

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