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(pronounced kee PA-turn) No, we’re not talking locks and escutcheons and such. We’re talking ornamentation, not functionality. You may have seen the phrases “Greek key” and “Chinese key,” and they’re all virtually synonymous. These are very structured, angular, symmetrical

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(pronounced KEE-stohn)

There are million products and businesses with keystone in the title. Why? Because a keystone is an integral support piece in architecture, and that sounds dependable and solid. Yes, it’s that wedge-shaped

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(pronounced KIHK-bak)

If you’ve ever shot a gun, then you’ve experienced one kind of kickback: the swift, forceful reaction that a firearm produces after you shoot it. We hope, however, that

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(pronounced kee-LEEM ruhgz)

These traditional, handmade rugs are a subclass of the more general grouping commonly referred to as Oriental rugs. Different types of flatweaving techniques from Turkey, Afghanistan, Pakistan, North Africa, Iran, China

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(pronounced KLIHZ-mos)

You might not know this word, but you’ll recognize its “figure” as it is a classic one. This ancient (think 5th /4th century BC) form comes from the innovative Greeks. They designed an

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(pronounced koo-TAH-nee)

The name of a type of Japanese porcelain ware first produced in the early- to mid-17th century in the Kaga domain of Japan, which is present day Ishikawa Prefecture. The Kutani style