I am envious of the travelling you undertook to complete the book and cannot wait to read your other boks. Nearly 6 years ago I was diagnosed with a rare cancer whilst Pregnant with our (now 5 year old son) It nearly cost me my life-and our son was born at 27 weeks gestation. He now has cerebral palsy- A ‘global learning delay’, and virtually no speech- I can no longer walk more than 3/4 metres due to lymphodema-as a result of “treatment”… However, I had spoken my wish, so I applied as an intern, and spent the next 12 years in Hong Kong writing for The Hong Kong Standard, RTHK (briefly) and finally The South China Morning Post, as news reporter, then arts editor. You might try your hand at documentary film making. Gold was until recently pounded by hand into sheets 1/200,000 of an inch thick to make gold leaf. I had such a wonderful time thru the paintbox. Ayer empecé a leerlo. It is a must read for any connoisseur of gems. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Es fascinante y lleno de alegría. I dont attempt to contact authors very often-if ever…but this time…I was compelled to. ( Log Out /  This would make a fantastic documentary! With Santiago de la Cruz in Mexico, learning about the ancient purpura dyeing methods, with caracola, or sea snails. Victoria Finlay is a British writer and journalist, known for her books on colour and jewels. ― Victoria Finlay, Color: A Natural History of the Palette. Works by or about Victoria Finlay in libraries (WorldCat catalog) Like “I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea shore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me. It is also on my site: ruthmarten.com I invite you to look at it. Likes finding out stuff. My favourite one in reality is the British Library. Please!!! One of the surprising things that writing the books led me to was being invited onto the BBC Radio 4 programme The Museum of Curiosities a couple of years ago. It is also on my site: ruthmarten.com So I left to study journalism for a three month diploma at the London College of Printing. Fine Artist and art instructor. Colour was Victoria Finlay’s first book, which took her to seventeen different countries. On the pilot I talked about purple, and then in the first series I was asked to propose Pliny the Elder (I have a thing about Pliny the Elder) to be one of the first entries into the Museum of Curiosity. . Robert Krulwich: And the real challenge to Newton's view of color, one that would really stick, oddly enough it did come from a poet. Good Books to Read For Business & Pleasure | Anna Colibri, When I turned 49 I thought big birthdays didn’t matter. enjoyed color! Victoria has 1 job listed on their profile. Still bright #colours #stgallen” I went to 14 countries, including: Cleopatra’s (almost) lost emerald mines in the middle of Egypt’s desert; Burma’s ruby mines; the biggest amber mining town in Russia, which once was a gulag; the Australian outback for opals… even as I type this I’m caught up in nostalgia for those journeys, and the people I met. See the complete profile on LinkedIn and discover Victoria’s connections and jobs at similar companies. By 49-and-a-half I knew they did…, The meaning behind the many colors of India’s Holi Festival. tags: color. The first five chapters are mostly his stories, and some of my own (e.g. Victoria Finlay: Well, a little bit later, John Keats, a romantic poet, was really cross with him in a poem because they said he removed all the poetry of the rainbow. My favourite one in memory is the Calcutta library with the fans lazily drifting above, and the smell of old paper and warm grass. ( Log Out /  Can you clarify what it is? Victoria Finlay studied social anthropology at the University of St. Andrews and the College of William & Mary, Virginia, before working for Reuters in London and Scandinavia. Her most famous book is Colour: Travels Through The Paint Box.. I would love to see the result of such a project! Two years later, in 2002, that was published as Colour, Travels through the Paintbox, by Sceptre (and Color: the Natural History of the Palette, by Ballantine in the US). My story was based on something I had heard about Puran Singh, a saintly man who set up a hospital in the 1940s in Amritsar. Nederlands ... Volg ons op facebook Volg ons op twitter Volg ons op pinterest Volg ons op instagram Volg ons op youtube Volg ons op linkedin. Write a screenplay. ( Log Out /  (US link is here). View Victoria Finlay’s profile on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional community. ( Log Out /  Enjoy the curves! RT @daviddayag: Already fitting in one frame! Connecting to %s. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Dear Ms. Finlay, In response to all I learned from reading your wonderful book, I made a large drawing, “The History of Color”, which is about to be exhibited at my April 12- June 16 show, “Strange Bedfellows” at Hosfelt Gallery, 531 west 36th st., NYC. Change ). Look forward to your upcoming color in art book – keep me posted! I am an Advanced Relationship Coach that specializes in helping my clients create their most fulfilling relationships in every aspect of their lives! My first job was as a management trainee with Reuters, in London and Scandinavia, but I had a dream to be a real news journalist, writing about people’s lives at times of drama and trauma. One member of the group suggested it is a paint box. In response to all I learned from reading your wonderful book, I made a large drawing, “The History of Color”, which is about to be exhibited at my April 12- June 16 show, “Strange Bedfellows” at Hosfelt Gallery, 531 west 36th st., NYC. Kleur - Victoria Finlay Jouw boekenplank Wil ik lezen. Thats got to Be Lightning Ridge as your heading photo – haha- just looking for your book “color” and came upon one of my home places! Join Facebook to connect with Victorias Finlay and others you may know. In 2014 my book The Brilliant History of Color in Art was published by Getty Publications in LA, and was named the Huffington Post’s top art book for that year. My book group has just finished reading Colors (the American edition). Idea for future book : gold. Victoria Finlay. My second book, Jewels: A Secret History, followed in 2004. Thank you for your courage travelling around the world, to study the subject so well and to write it down so beautifuly in this piece of work!! Sandi Jull November 3, 2011 at 19:32. I love it very, very much! keep on keeping on with whatever you are doing now. All the best! Author of Colour and Jewels. Victoria studied financial planning at Virginia Tech University and has been working at Bautis Financial for about a year. View the profiles of professionals named "Victoria Finlay" on LinkedIn. Auteur: Victoria Finlay. Victoria's classic double wedding ring template set gets dressed up for the holidays in her Green and Red fabric collection for Studio 37. I was telling my colleague from Afghanistan about the lapis mines and your travels and he told me how his grandmother always wore lots of lapis lazuli jewelry and how as a kid it fascinated him to see it for sale – but he only knew it came from some mysterious place in the mountains in the north – so was great to discuss and share with him and to learn more about his life in Afghanistan – thanks to your book. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. the bedbugs were mine), about starting this work with HRH Prince Philip, and how religions can really have a huge impact on environment work. I was given Colour years ago, and still venture into chasms for some textured wonder. Notify me of new comments via email. Meld je aan voor onze nieuwsbrief Beoordeling door klanten I read it in german, an english version will follow (its never the same to read a translation :-). Many Thanks, Ruth Marten, Pingback: Going deeper with color | Musings From The Studio, Your wonderful book Color (I`m reading in Dutch) is so fascinating. My husband says he is glad they close it at night, otherwise I would live there. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. I studied Social Anthropology at St Andrews University, Scotland and William & Mary College, Virginia, after spending time in Himalayan India, teaching in a Tibetan refugee camp and realising how amazing it was to learn about different cultures. Victoria, You can buy the original from amazon, or you can download the pdf free of charge. meer. He was inspired by a disabled boy of four who had been abandoned, and whom Puran Singh had carried on his shoulders for many years. Change ). All the best for you! I have collected a few Kramer Rhinestone brooches over the past few years on Ebay-something nice for me- If I know that something lively is coming in the mail-it makes the really black days more bearable- I bought your book ‘Jewels’ a couple of weeks ago-and from the very first sentence- I was hooked-and travelled the journey with you- the most FREE and mobile I have felt in years! What a fabulous book Colour is. Her most famous book is Colour: Travels Through The Paint Box. Ze schrijft over de herkomst, de handel, de symbolische betekenis en de classificatie van de mooiste en waardevolste stenen. Notify me of new posts via email. How brave of you to travel to all those places. I’m getting to the good part. Just finished reading Colour — Thank you soooooo much Victoria. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Victoria Finlay on Twitter “An 800 year old chestnut tree in Galicia. This idea could have been mine! There are 20+ professionals named "Victoria Finlay", who use LinkedIn to exchange information, ideas, and opportunities. External links. Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com. victoria finlay. Victoria Finlay has traveled through Iran, Afghanistan, and other places to investigate the origin of all those tantalizingly sensual ochers and reds and blues. Nieuwste boek. I wrote it with my husband, Martin Palmer, and it was published by the World Bank in 2003. Now to find a copy of Jewels. Connecting to %s. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. They said it was one of their best sellers. ,Any actress would die to play you in a movie. I am reading Color for the 2nd time. ( Log Out /  THANKYOU FROM THE BOTTOM OF MY JEWELLERY BOX! The first journey, to Chile, was made in 1999 when I was helping friends with a documentary on Pablo Neruda and I just happened to bump, in the metro, into the man whose father had helped bring cochineal to Chile from Peru. Victoria Finlay Drysdale Caddie, Wife, Manager & Travel buddie to DoubleD, We are travelling the world playing Golf on the European tour⛳️ ️⛳️#TeamDD Twitter -@vicky_drysdale (disculpeme:escribrir en español me cae más facil que escribir en inglès), Dear Victoria, Friendly Your`s, Lut Gielen, I am just rereading Color and love it more…I am a weaver, and lover of color..have grown my own indigo and dyed my weaving..please write more..the world needs writers like you. Ya tenia su libro algunos años. Victoria Finlay is a writer, former arts editor of the South China Morning Post and the author of Colour, Travels through the Paintbox and The Brilliant History of Color in Art; Quilting, Quilts, quilt, Improv quilts, traditional Quilts, Art Quilts, sewing, stitching, 15 Minutes of play, Double wedding ring quilt, modern quilt magic, Playing with purpose, curved braid, cascade Now to find a copy of Jewels. I love gemstones for all the reasons you so neatly summed up in that startlingly important little book. It involved 17 journeys to places like Afghanistan, Iran and Mexico, as well as thousands of hours in libraries around the world. This isn’t what started the book (that happened when I was eight, in a cathedral in France), but it is the coincidence that kicked me to actually write it rather than talk about it. ( Log Out /  ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. What a creative idea for a book!” –Robert D. Kaplan, author of The Ends of the Earth and Eastward to Tartary At that time I had neither visited Hong Kong nor ever read The South China Morning Post. ( Log Out /  Your book is my favorite gift to my artist friends and anecdotes told to my students continuously open their eyes. Me encanta. I give lots of talks, and write for several publications including Orion, Apollo, The Independent, The Smithsonian Magazine and The South China Morning Post. Kind regards, Art=Life=Art! X, just reading your book Colour and loving it – thank you for making a great book. Victoria Finlay was fascinated at Chartres when she was told that people were no longer able to make the blue in the stained glass. Victoria has 6 jobs listed on their profile. Victoria Finlay. Colour: Travels Through The Paintbox, by Victoria Finlay, is … Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. I am preparing a little guided tour about colours in our small town on the edge of the black forest area due to the official heritage day on september 14th this year. A one-of-a-kind Quilt shop of Victoria Findlay Wolfe's Fabrics, patterns, templates, notions, books. victoria finlay RT @ _borntosparkle : Overheard in Year 6: “How did Miss Williams learn to cut out so neatly?” “She went to university.” 1 week ago But this is great news. Thank you for writing this and letting me take part in this forgotten ancient world and knowledge. I savor each page, and make myself read slowly…I don’t want it to end. As an artist, I feel like I’m walking through a painting in my mind. In April 2014 a short story of mine was included in a book called Stories of the Stranger, published as a series of reimaginings of traditional stories about helping people you don’t know: the idea was for us all to remember that if we have a faith, then it is taught that we should look after stranger. Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. 40.1k Followers, 6,251 Following, 6,595 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Victoria Findlay Wolfe (@victoriafindlaywolfe) Pingback: My favourite book « Melbourne Jeweller. Going deeper with color | Musings From The Studio, When I turned 49 I thought big birthdays didn’t matter. I still remember the street we were walking along in south London, as my answer, quite unplanned, would change my life. View the profiles of people named Victorias Finlay. Victoria Finlay on Twitter “Thanks Jessica @JMcKpaints So glad you're enjoying it! Latest from Victoria Finlay. Notify me of new posts via email. Just finished reading Colour — Thank you soooooo much Victoria. The house is younger but those two have grown up together. It has plenty of fantastic illustrations, many from the Getty itself. Victoria Finlay reisde rond de wereld om de waarheid te ontdekken achter deze wonderbaarlijke voortbrengselen van de natuur. The third book – and if somebody had a bet with me 10 years ago that this would be the title of my third book, I’d have lost some money – was  Faith in Conservation. We spent a bit of time talking about the cover illustration. Lut Gielen, Dear Ms. Finlay, Episode 18 – Meet Victoria Finlay of Bautis Financial In this episode of Agent of Wealth Podcast, you will meet Victoria Finlay, a financial advisor at Bautis Financial. Have just bought a copy for my sister in law. When I was there, being told just how hard it would be to find a job, a fellow student asked me where, if I could choose any newspaper or magazine in the world, I would most like to work. History is so very interesting if one can immagine and feel the past. View Victoria Finlay’s profile on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional community. Some of us thought it was a door panel from a Moorish tradition, while others thought it might be an altar screen. We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us. Discover daily Twitter statistics, Victoria Finlay ranking charts, and more! Pingback: Welcome to the Year of Tangerine Dream «, Have read Color and Jewels which I found fascinating! Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel. Pingback: Good Books to Read For Business & Pleasure | Anna Colibri. Gelezen 3 Aan het lezen 0 Wil ik lezen 0 Favoriet 0 Recensies 0. beschrijving bewerken . 230 likes. RT @daviddayag: Already fitting in one frame! Christel. 0 likes. From supernova to bicuspids, and everything in between. Victoria has 7 jobs listed on their profile. 1 talking about this. View Victoria Finlay’s profile on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional community. Have you ever considered writing one on the history of spices? Notify me of new comments via email. And now I am venturing – very, very slowly – into the world of fiction-writing. Colour (in the US, Color) was my first book, published in 2002. You are commenting using your Twitter account. We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us. Jewels was my second book. Op zoek naar artikelen van Victoria Finlay? You are commenting using your Twitter account. Bekijk de profielen van mensen met de naam Victoria Finley. ( Log Out /  You…Victoria…ARE A “LITTLE GEM”!! I left to fulfil another wish, which was to write a book about where colours came from – a subject that had interested me ever since I was eight years old and heard that we could no longer make the beautiful blue glass of Chartres Cathedral. Victoria Finlay, Bath, Somerset. Victoria has 6 jobs listed on their profile. Victoria Finlay is a writer and journalist, known for her books on colour and jewels. Pingback: Turquoise | Victoria Finlay. I invite you to look at it. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. My fourth book came out in November 2014 titled A Brilliant History of Color in Art and published by the Getty Museum in LA. “19th century silk samples. In April 2014 my first published short story was published in a book called The Stories of the Stranger: a reimagining of some of the stories that just about every religion and community has, about looking after people you don’t know. victoria finlay. By 49-and-a-half I knew they did…, The meaning behind the many colors of India’s Holi Festival. I would be fascinated to know how you coordinated and obtained access to all the countries and locations for the book “Jewels”, which, by the way, so fascinated me that I sent a copy to my mother, a rare and highly selective thing for me to do. The teenage sweethearts who went their separate ways, were brought back together by music, married, and play as part of an exciting young trio Het laatste nieuws met duiding van redacteuren, achtergronden, columns, opinie, wetenschap, en recensies van kunst & cultuur door de Volkskrant. She spent twelve years as a journalist in Hong Kong, five of them as arts editor of The South China Morning Post, where she also presented a weekly radio program. James. Now, of course it’s mostly done by machine…but maybe in India….! Many historical essays, books and encyclopedia could not bring so much thrilling information as your fascinanting book! Pingback: My favourite book « Melbourne Jeweller. Join Facebook to connect with Victoria Finlay and others you may know. Victoria has 7 jobs listed on their profile. View Victoria Finlay’s profile on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional community. View Victoria Finlay’s profile on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional community. 907 Followers, 800 Following, 230 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Victoria Finlay (@victoria_finlay) Since then I have returned to the UK, got married (the two were connected), and have spent the past few years working on development programmes (another wish) with my husband, through his charity, ARC. Jul 3, 2015 - The latest Tweets from Robert Najlis (@robertnajlis). I said: “Hong Kong, South China Morning Post, during the Handover”. Before art comes listening You made treatment for lymphodema THAT much more bearable too- I just took my book…umm…your book…and it was fantastic-because it really was SO easy to pick up again and again-read the same bit over and over again-and never tire of the whole magical gem encrusted journey- I “tweeted” you too- but in case you dont receive it- I hope you get to read this- Thanks, Hello Victoria, Victoria Miro Gallery is delighted to present a unique juxtaposition of Ian Hamilton Finlay's sculpture and a series of text works, termed Definitions. Provided by SocialBlade.com Artikelen van Victoria Finlay koop je eenvoudig online bij bol.com Snel in huis Veelal gratis verzonden Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. I had such a wonderful time thru the paintbox. Victoria Finlay Twitter Statistics and Summary Page. View the profiles of people named Victoria Finlay. Finished dimensions: 78" x... 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