This bookmarks was a gift from my mother, She brought it from Puebla in México, is a original painting make with the finger.

martes, 30 de noviembre de 2010 en 9:21 , 0 Comments

Valparaiso Chile

This bookmark was a gift from a friend that traveled to Chile this year. the material of the bookmark is copper.

Valparaíso is a city and commune of Chile, center of its third largest conurbation (Greater Valparaíso) and one of the country's most important seaports and an increasing cultural center in the Southwest Pacific hemisphere.

jueves, 25 de noviembre de 2010 en 11:02 , 1 Comment

Post Stamp

I made this bookmark with cork and amate paper, I bought the stamp at the postal palace it is conmemorative of the Day of the dead.

This is a close-up to the stamp ;)

martes, 23 de noviembre de 2010 en 13:54 , 1 Comment

Los Cabos

My boyfriend found this bookmark in the street ;) but let me tell you that it is one of my favourites too.

It's a photo of the Los Cabos in Baja California Sur in México of course, one of the most important places about tourism in Mexico.

Los Cabos is a municipality located at the southern tip of Mexico's Baja California Peninsula, in the state of Baja California Sur. It encompasses the towns of Cabo San Lucas and San José del Cabo (the municipal seat), as well as the Resort Corridor that lies between the two. The area's economy, like many resort areas in Mexico, was based on fishing but is now geared towards tourism, though sport fishing and golf are the area's main attractions.

viernes, 19 de noviembre de 2010 en 20:59 , 0 Comments

Quijote Sand

From my collection of Sand bookmarks I have one of the Quijote, I love it!! :D

jueves, 18 de noviembre de 2010 en 11:48 , 2 Comments

Elephant Thai

I received this bookmark from Wanasanan who lives in Thainland is a wood bookmark and it have a elephant symbol of "good luck"

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Prehispanic motives

This bookmark I found it in a expo and it is one of my favourites, is amate paper, and it shows some prehispanic motives

martes, 16 de noviembre de 2010 en 9:25 , 1 Comment

Australian Bookmark

This bookmark was send for a friend from Australia with motive of my birthday :D

With the Opera House in Sidney a Koala bear, a Kangaroo very Australian symbols.

viernes, 12 de noviembre de 2010 en 12:13 , 1 Comment

Mexican Revolution

In Mexico this year we celebrate the 200 aniversary of the Independence and 100 years of the Revolution and this bookmark is about this celebration

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Don Quijote

I have my special section of bookmarks about the "Don Quijote de la Mancha" from the author Cervantes de Saavedra

Bookmark made with "repujado technique"

Fully titled The Ingenious Hidalgo Don Quixote of La Mancha (Spanish: El ingenioso hidalgo don Quijote de la Mancha), is a novel written by Spanish author Miguel de Cervantes. Cervantes created a fictional origin for the story by inventing a Moorish chronicler for Don Quixote named Cide Hamete Benengeli. Published in two volumes a decade apart (in 1605 and 1615), Don Quixote is the most influential work of literature from the Spanish Golden Age in the Spanish literary canon. As a founding work of modern Western literature, it regularly appears high on lists of the greatest works of fiction ever published.

jueves, 11 de noviembre de 2010 en 12:46 , 3 Comments

Japanese Bookmarks

These bookmars were sent by Toshio from Japan here are just 4 of the 25 bookmarks that I received

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Day of Deads

This bookmarks are made with the technique "repujado" and they shows traditional Catrinas of the day of deads.

La Calavera Catrina ('The Elegant Skull') is a 1913 zinc etching by Mexican printmaker José Guadalupe Posada. The image has since become a staple of Mexican imagery, and often is incorporated into artistic manifestations of the Day of the Dead in November, such as altars and calavera costumes. The etching was part of his series of calaveras, which were humorous images of contemporary figures depicted as skeletons, which often were accompanied by a poem.

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This bookmark was made by my friend Noel from Belgium, it represents the neverending waves of the sea ;)

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El Toro al Atardecer

This bookmark is from Spain

The Osborne bull (in Spanish: Toro de Osborne) is a 14 meters high black silhouetted image of a bull in semi-profile, and is regarded as the unofficial national symbol of Spain. The bull was created in 1956 by Manolo Prieto. Nowadays the conservation of the bulls is handled by the family of Félix Tejada.

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I bought this bookmark in Coyoacán, México.

In Aztec mythology, Coyolxauhqui (Classical Nahuatl: Coyolxāuhqui "Face painted with Bells") was a daughter of Coatlicue and Mixcoatl and is the leader of the Centzon Huitznahuas, the star gods.

A large shield-shaped stone relief reflecting this story was found at the base of the stairs of the Templo Mayor. On this disk, Coyolxauhqui is shown spread out on her side, with her head, arms and legs chopped away from her body. The orbiting full moon in the stone carving reflects her position as the moon goddess. She is distinguished by bells of eagle down in her hair, a bell symbol on her cheek, and an ear tab showing the Mexica year sign. As with images of her mother, she is shown with a skull tied to her belt. Scholars also believe that the decapitation and destruction of Coyolxauhqui is reflected in the pattern of warrior ritual sacrifice.

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The Moon

I love this bookmark, my friend Catia sent it from Portugal.

Gil Bruvel
Oil on board

In describing his work, GIL BRUVEL prefers the term visionary yo surrealistic, which, he feels conjures up images of art influenced by a dreamlike state. His intriguing paintings arise from explorations into cosmogony, mythology, astronomy, and ancient. Sanskrit and his study of classical techniques at the workshop of master restorer Laurent de Montcassin.

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"Tierra y Libertad"

Emiliano Zapata bookmark made of crock

Emiliano Zapata Salazar (August 8, 1879 – April 10, 1919) was a leading figure in the Mexican Revolution, which broke out in 1910, and which was initially directed against the president Porfirio Díaz. He formed and commanded an important revolutionary force, the Liberation Army of the South, during the Mexican Revolution. Followers of Zapata were known as Zapatistas.

miércoles, 10 de noviembre de 2010 en 15:44 , 1 Comment

My first bookmark!!

With this bookmark I started my collection, It is very important for my, because I received it when I decide to enjoy the scouting in the group 60 in Mexico this was in May of the year 2001

Scouting, also known as the Scout Movement, is a worldwide youth movement with the stated aim of supporting young people in their physical, mental and spiritual development, so that they may play constructive roles in society.

Scouting began in 1907 when Robert Baden-Powell, Lieutenant General in the British Army, held the first Scouting encampment at Brownsea Island in England. Baden-Powell wrote the principles of Scouting in Scouting for Boys (London, 1908), based on his earlier military books, with influence and support of Frederick Russell Burnham

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This is a bookmark from Egypt the material is papyrus

The Egyptian conception of the universe centered on maat, a word that encompasses several concepts in English, including "truth," "justice," and "order." It was the fixed, eternal order of the universe, both in the cosmos and in human society. It had existed since the creation of the world, and without it the world would lose its cohesion. In Egyptian belief, maat was constantly under threat from the forces of disorder, so all of society was required to maintain it. On the human level this meant that all members of society should cooperate and coexist; on the cosmic level it meant that all of the forces of nature—the gods—should continue to function in balance.

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Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe my favourite writer, author of "The Crow"

Edgar Allan Poe (January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849) was an American writer, poet, editor and literary critic, considered part of the American Romantic Movement. Best known for his tales of mystery and the macabre, Poe was one of the earliest American practitioners of the short story and is considered the inventor of the detective-fiction genre. He is further credited with contributing to the emerging genre of science fiction. He was the first well-known American writer to try to earn a living through writing alone, resulting in a financially difficult life and career

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Colonial Bookmarks

I Bought this bookmarks in Peña de Bernal, a town in Queretaro México.

A very Mexican style :)

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This bookmark shows a Quetzal made in Teqnique "repujado"

Quetzals are strikingly colored birds in the trogon family (Trogonidae). They are found in forests and woodlands, especially in humid highlands, with the five species from the genus Pharomachrus being exclusively Neotropical, while the single Euptilotis species is almost entirely restricted to western Mexico (marginally also in adjacent U.S. states). They have iridescent green or golden-green wing coverts, back, chest and head, and a red belly. They are strongly sexually dimorphic, and parts of the females' plumage is brown or grey. These largely solitary birds feed on fruits, berries, insects and small vertebrates (e.g. frogs), and can, despite the bright plumage, be surprisingly difficult to see in their wooded habitats.

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Day of Deads

In first and second day of November in Mexico every year we celebrate the day of the Deads and I made a bookmark of this festivity

The Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexico can be traced back to the indigenous cultures. Rituals celebrating the deaths of ancestors have been observed by these civilizations perhaps for as long as 2,500–3,000 years.[1] In the pre-Hispanic era, it was common to keep skulls as trophies and display them during the rituals to symbolize death and rebirth.

The festival that became the modern Day of the Dead fell in the ninth month of the Aztec calendar, about the beginning of August, and was celebrated for an entire month. The festivities were dedicated to the god known as the "Lady of the Dead", corresponding to the modern Catrina.

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This puzzle bookmarks I bought them at E-bay

Spartacus: Blood and Sand is a Starz television series that premiered on January 22, 2010. The series focuses on the historical figure of Spartacus (played by Andy Whitfield), a Thracian gladiator who from 73 to 71 BC led a major slave uprising against the Roman Republic.

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