An uber cool and striking Retro ring, circa magnificently sculpted in 14 karat yellow gold around a deeply saturated cabochon garnet - an atypical gemstone for the period. The bold and brassy ring shimmers on one side with a pair of sizable, elonga
.Yuyuan Gardens. u Garden was first conceived in 1559 during the Ming Dynasty by Pan Yunduan as a comfort for his father, the minister Pan En, in his old age. Pan Yunduan began the project after failing one of the imperial exams, but his appointment as governor of Sichuan postponed construction for nearly twenty years until 1577. The garden was the largest and most prestigious of its era in Shanghai, but eventually its expense helped ruin the Pans.
Vietnam is known for its cargo bikes, but these delivery men and women in China make the pedalers of Saigon look like pansies. Photographer Alain Delorme became fascinated with the bike haulers of China