Lighting in 18th C. English Country Houses


Lighting in 18th C. English Country Houses

  John P. Smith presented the following report at our meeting in Graz this last April. He has kindly given us the permission to share this version prepared for the Glass Circle publication with our readers. John P. Smith stellte den folgenden Bericht auf unserem Treffen in Graz im vergangenen April vor. Er hat uns […] Read the whole article »



“Wunderkammer” Einladung / “Chamber of Wonders” Invitation


"Wunderkammer" Einladung / "Chamber of Wonders" Invitation

24th June, 2017 – Opening of the new Exhibition “Chamber of Wonders” The museum Sasso San Gottardo is located high in the Swiss Alps on the old pass road over the Saint Gotthard. This lies in the middle of an area which supplied the first rock crystal, used among other things, as trimming for the […] Read the whole article »



Lights of Sabbath: Rimma Boboba’s Candlestick Collection


Lights of Sabbath: Rimma Boboba's Candlestick Collection

Lights of Sabbath: Rimma Boboba’s Candlestick Collection Bobov Catalogue Link The Leiber Center for Jewish Art Exhibitions and Dr. Susan Nashman Fraiman have generously permitted us to publish a copy of the Catalogue from their exhibition on Sabbath Lamps. This catalogue gives some background information on the religious obligation of women to light the Sabbath […] Read the whole article »



Candle Light Impressions – Daylight Realities / Kerzenlicht Impressionen – Tageslicht Tatsachen


Candle Light Impressions - Daylight Realities / Kerzenlicht Impressionen - Tageslicht Tatsachen

  This Report is in a somewhat different format from our usual Annual Assembly Reports, the location was so special that it called for a different approach. This Report is intended to serve as a “souvenir” for those members who were able to attend and give others an impression of the very special experience that […] Read the whole article »



Shining a Light – Den Schein Wahren


Shining a Light - Den Schein Wahren

  Schloss Eggenberg, Graz, Austria April 27th – 30th 2017 Bitte runter scrollen für den Deutschen Text Our meeting was planned to begin at 14:30 on Thursday but what with weather caprices and the various complications of travelling from so many different destinations in Europe, we had a little delay. The Meeting was opened by […] Read the whole article »



Eliaska


Eliaska

Eliaska – a Utopian Project? Already in Gargas this last year during our Yearly Meeting, we had the privilege to be able to be introduced to Tereza Svachova’s work on the project Eliaska. Her Father, Jaroslav Svacha gave us a preview of her work on a project involving the heritage building of the old Chandelier […] Read the whole article »