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Philippine Antique Furniture and Prints
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Philippine Antique Furniture and Prints

During the Spanish era many Christianized upper middle class families had “mesa altars” made from Philippine hardwood like narra,kamagong,baticulin, and molave for their houses. They would put carvings of saints...

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June 24, 2020
Venetian Glass Mirrors
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Venetian Glass Mirrors

The mirrors are handcrafted using old techniques copied from Venice, Italy. Each glass is cut, hand-etched, and beveled and then polished and assembled in the Philippines. This technique was passed...

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June 24, 2020
Machuca Tiles
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Machuca Tiles

The oldest tile manufacturing business in the Philippines, and has pioneered the wet and dry process of making Mediterranean design cement tiles. Machuca Tile, Inc. paved some of the most...

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June 24, 2020
The Yo-Yo
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The Yo-Yo

The yo-yo is considered the second oldest toy in history, the oldest being the doll. Pedro Flores, a Filipino, originated and introduced the U.S. manufactured yo-yo. The word yo-yo is...

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June 24, 2020
The Flourescent Lamp
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The Flourescent Lamp

This was invented by Agapito Flores (1879-1943). Mr. Flores was born in Guiguinto, Bulacan, Philippines. He showed President Quezon his invention but was saddened that the President did not know...

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June 24, 2020
Herald Tree Planting
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Herald Tree Planting

The Herald Suites Tree Planting Corporate Social Responsibility Program is designed to make the company and all Herald Suites employees more aware of its accountability to public, social, and environmental...

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June 24, 2020

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