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Brocante — Village St. Paul (Le Marais)

This coming April 14 and 15, a chic brocante will be in the Village St. Paul area of Le Marais, in the 4th Arrondissement of Paris.  In the Jewish Quartier of Paris, Village St. Paul is a well known hunting ground for fine antiques, arts and food.   One of my favorite antique shops in all of Paris —  Cassiopée— which specializes […]
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Deyrolle is the most unique curiosity shop in all of Paris — a novelty hardware store with stuffed bears, zebras, ostriches, lions, tigers and other wild game sold to collectors worldwide.  When we first moved to Paris, we lived right next door to Deyrolles but had no clue what was really inside, though found it interesting […]
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Brocante — Square Des Batignolles

Searching for silver, fine china, goblets of Baccarat, antique necklaces, old framed art pieces and other fine brocante pieces?  The next fabulous antique and brocante show will be at Square des Batignolles in the 17th Arrondissement of Paris, this Saturday and Sunday only, on April 30th and May 1.  Over 100 antique and brocante vendors will be lined up near the […]
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Corpus Christi (Jewelry Shop)

Corpus Christi, body of Christ…..Type it into Google, and you will come up with an Oxford College, a Catholic feast day, a latin prayer, and a song by Jeff Buckley. It is also, however, the name of an unusual jewelry shop just off rue des Abbesses in the 18ème arrondissement.  Sandwiched between two unassuming shops […]
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Marie Antoinette

The name alone conjures up images of grandeur and opulence the likes of which will never be seen again. Whatever historians may say to the contrary, she will always be remembered as the royal for whom no luxury was too costly, no jewel too rare, no hairstyle too high. It is fitting, therefore, that her […]
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