Archive - Apr 25, 2010 - Story

Design your own fabric

Looking for a just the right fabric for a special project but can't find what you need? Spoonflower Fabrics will create a fabric from your design.

Mudthaw photos online

Cateline la broderesse reports that she has created an album of photos from the recent Mudthaw event in the Kingdom of the East.

16th century museum reopens in Venice

The concept of a museum to view art and antiquities was unknown until 16th century Venice when wealthy families designed buildings to showcase Roman statuary. Now the Palazzo Grimani, one of the pioneering museums of the city, has restored and reopened to the public.

Jewel of Muscat sails

1200 years ago, Arab ships sailed the Indian Ocean. Now, centuries later, the Jewel of Muscat, a replica of a 9th century ship, built in Oman as a gift to Singapore, sails again. Her 10-day journey is chonicled in photos by the BBC.