What’s New? Chinese Wedding Basket for $100 Now at ELH Showroom!Before the wedding, the groom's family carries wedding gifts in red baskets and boxes to the bride's house. One of the baskets will contain "uang susu" or 'milk money'. Others will contain … Continue Reading ››
What’s New? Yemen's curved dagger sheathed by time for $375 Now at ELH Showroom!Called ‘Jambiya’. It has a curved, double-edged blade and a central ridge, elaborately crafted, very high quality silver. May be the world's most phallic fashion accessory for men, and a status … Continue Reading ››
August Blog 2017
What's New? Bonzai Shears for $35 at the ELH Showroom!Although the word ‘Bon-sai’ is Japanese, the art it describes originated in the Chinese empire. By the year 700 AD the Chinese had started the art of ‘pun-sai’ using special techniques … Continue Reading ››
July Blog 2017
What's New? 430 Million-Year-Old Squid Fossil for $500 Now at ELH Showroom!Orthoceras was an ancient mollusk that lived more than 400 million years ago. The name means straight horn, referring to the characteristic long, straight, conical shell. The preserved shell is … Continue Reading ››
June Blog 2017
What's New? Manussiha Statue for $1000!
The man-lion mythical creature best known in Myanmar is the manussiha. Its name is a blend of two Pali words. The first is manussa, meaning a human being and the second is siha, a lion. … Continue Reading ››
May Blog 2017
What's New? Antique Stereoscope for $450!
The idea for stereoview photographs (also known as stereoscopic photographs, stereographs, or, simply, views) was hatched long before their invention, and even well prior to the first photographs. In the early 17th century, three separate … Continue Reading ››