Shellfish never tasted as good as they did that November day in 1984 at Nance’s Creekfront Restaurant in Murrell’s Inlet, S.C. I’ll always remember my family surrounding me trying to persuade me to try one of Mother Nature’s most anticipated delicacies, the oyster. I was nine and the pressure was coming from my cousins, parents and gregarious great uncle with an intense ability to get what he wanted in all areas of life including introducing his niece to his salty world. “Come on! Down the hatch,” he said as everyone around us was slurping back the steamed bivalves and...Read More
Author: Mary Ashton Mills
Paul Pearman is no stranger to things rare and valuable. The self-taught mosaic artist has been dealing with precious and semi-precious stones for almost two decades. Recently his reputation earned him a call for help from a local church who needed to restore an antique prayer desk – not just any desk. This desk features inlaid Favrile glass mosaics handcrafted by Tiffany Studios. Tiffany studios was owned and founded by Louis Comfort Tiffany, son of the founder of world-renowned jewelry manufacturer, Tiffany and Company. It seems fitting that Pearman wound up in the same town as the prayer desk...Read More
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