Treasure Box

Treasure Box: February 2018

Welcome to this month’s Treasure Box, my regular roundup of random things on the Internet that caught my attention. This month, that includes monsters, seasonally appropriate poetry, and Black Panther! 15th century cassone (Italian marriage chest) ♥ The fascinating legend of gu poison, which Northern Chinese believed was created by southern minority women by putting… Continue reading Treasure Box: February 2018

Treasure Box

Treasure Box: September 2017

How is it the end of September already?? Well, in any case, it’s time for another monthly Treasure Box! This month, we’ve got geeky things, we’ve got enchanting things, and we’ve got fighting-oppression-things. Florentine royal box designed by Giovanni Battista Foggini, ca. 1720-1730.  ♦ Some truly weird wonders courtesy of a behind-the-scenes tour of The Spirit… Continue reading Treasure Box: September 2017