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A bevvy of artistic resources for capturing the characters and lands of Tamora Pierce's many works on paper

mughalshit:

Dagger with Scabbard

Indian, Mughal, 18th century

Blade: Steel;

Hilt: White jade inlaid with gold rubies and emeralds;

Scabbard: White jade inlaid with gold, rubies and emeralds, velvet with gilt metal;

(via mughalshit)

theblindninja:

Pencak Silat

indypendenthistory:

Samurai, “Prince Okundaira”, by Beato, 1870s

(via fromthefloatingworld)

landscapelifescape:

Huangshan Mountain, Anhui, China

 by Chaluntorn Preeyasombat

A spark neglected makes a mighty fire — Robert Herrick

(via queerhawkeye)

thesassylorax:

royallyvintage:

A guide to common terms used in describing tiaras

how many royal head dresses does queen elizabeth the second got seriously

(via schoolofmaggiezine)

glitterofthepast:

Princess Zinaida Nikolaevna Yussupova dressed in fancy gown for the 1903 Romanov Ball.

(via schoolofmaggiezine)

Javanese natives. Some potential inspiration for the raka wrapped jacket described in TC and TQ.

black-culture:

Black Muslimah

(via wocinsolidarity)