Nay Ulin Naing, whose grandfather U Pe Nyunt founded their family's lacquer business decades ago, shows us the laborious process of making lacquer and how to spot fakes. An SCMP feature in Bagan, Myanmar.Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am
Superhero polish nails it22 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
The Chinese Contemporary Arts and Crafts Biennale opened last Tuesday, featuring about 1,000 contemporary artworks ranging from jade, ivory, stone and wood carvings to ceramics, lacquer ware, embroidery and furniture. The pieces will be on show in Beijing at the National Museum of China until May 6.23 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
Pink Friday polish5 Feb 2012 - 12:00am
Cartier - Lighter with celestial dragon decor13 Jan 2012 - 12:00am
An elegant touch8 May 2011 - 12:00am
Gone are the breezy bright shades of summer - embrace darker, deeper tones this autumn. Metallic, bronze, blue and smoky purple are all hot right now.
Majolica Majorca Speedy & Glossy (HK$38/4.5ml)21 Nov 2010 - 12:00am
As the weather starts to warm up, change your strong nail colours for something lighter, brighter and less seriously. Pinks, purples and nudes are especially hot right now.
YSL La Laque (HK$155)14 Mar 2010 - 12:00am
Relics from the Neolithic period to the Qing dynasty, including bronze objects, pottery, lacquerware and jade. Features a lacquered winged figure from the Warring States Period (475-221 BC, right). Daily, 10am-6pm (Sun until 7pm), closed Tue, HK Museum of History, 100 Chatham Rd South, TST, HK$10. Inquiries: 2724 9042. Ends Sept 2419 Sep 2007 - 12:00am
Is there anything cooler than a bathroom sink that looks like a geometrically perfect ice cube? Chris Dlutowski and Peter Occolowitz, a Manhattan couple who recently gave their pre-war apartment in the Chelsea area of New York a decidedly post-war makeover, didn't think so.6 Apr 2007 - 12:00am