|There can be no better way to impress your true love, then to give them this one of a kind Valentines Day card. The only one if the world, this lavish work is a masterpeice of design and technique. hand penned, hand painted, hand gilded and adorned with precious stones by world renowned artist Rosemary Buczek. This one of a linkd card is adorned with beautiful blue sapphires and bright green emeralds A gift of style and taste, this Valentines day card is truly says I Love You.
Renaissance master works of illumination, so prized by Gilded Age magnates JP Morgan and Henry Clay Frick are the inspiration for our namesake birthday greeting. This original work is a true gift of style and luxury. The bold capital letters that dominate this card are surrounded by extensive amounts of layered shell gold. All painstakingly hand applied, just as it was in renaissance times. True to the period the pigments used in this work have been hand ground and chosen specifically for this card. As an original, this one of a kind holds true to traditional techniques having been drawn, inked and then painted by hand, by master penman and illumination artist Rosemary Buczek.
"Be My Valentine w/Diamonds"" couture signed original will be prepared as ordered either with your custom sentiment or blank leaves to be penned by the hand of the giftor. The card is presented tassel bound, within our lavish silk presentation box. Complimentary white gloves are provided for proper handling of the fine gilt work and well as the painting itself.
The presentation box is handmade of couture quality silk. Each finished with fine gold embroidery throughout.
Certificate of Authenticity: A finely engraved and hand signed document, containing edition number, history of illumination, artists biography and information exclusive to your card.
Your Gilded Age Greeting as an heirloom: Reminiscent of the renaissance treasure books that have inspired our collection, we encourage our giftees and giftors to tell the story of the greeting they have given or received. The additional leaves provided should be used to pen sentiments through the generations, each telling with great detail, how they came to receive a Gilded Age Greeting, the most beautiful cards in the world.