Friday, January 22, 2016

Where to display a Ne'Qwa

Posted by Schiffman's at 7:00:00 AM in Ne'Qwa (32)

Ne'Qwa is that beautiful hand-painted glass items from wine stoppers to hanging ornaments. They have a distinct personalized ambiance that makes each item seem to breathe a living theme. A blue butterfly is seen hovering on the meadow, or a snow man showering in Christmas snow. Then there’s the cardinal and his holiday rendition. They are cute, elegant, conversation magnets. But where do you display a Ne'Qwa? The wine stoppers definitely go to your bar corner, but what of the ornaments? Well, they are designed as accents. You can place them on a desk or center table or put them atop cabinets. You can also adorn your dining set with a Ne'Qwa at the center, or put it behind a display cabinet with your other trinkets or collectibles. The rule of thumb is, make sure the Ne'Qwa stands out so your guests can spot it easily.
 
Ne'Qwa is available at Schiffman's at Friendly Center.
 
 

Friday, September 11, 2015

When you’re stumped what gift to buy

Posted by Schiffman's at 2:00:00 AM in Ne'Qwa (32)

There are occasions when you need to give someone a gift, but you have no idea what to give. All you know is the gift must be special or precious, but if you don’t personally know the recipient--a value client, for instance--how do you know the gift to pick? You’re in gift limbo zone and the best way to address it is to give something neutral so as not to offend or create an awkward situation (imagine giving a wine to someone battling alcoholism). Books are ideal for this cases. Whether the recipient loves reading or not, books give a caring, serene feel. Porcelain display like Ne'Qwa also suits the situation. It’s gender neutral, and the item is worth keeping even if it means in a box safely tucked in the cabinet.
 
Ne'Qwa is available at Schiffman's in Downtown Greensboro.
 
 

Friday, May 15, 2015

So you want to be a wine expert?

Posted by Schiffman's at 11:00:00 AM in Ne'Qwa (32)

Are you're still amazed at how some snob can guess a wine's brand, the species that it's made from, the vineyard where it came from, and, yes, the year it was made, all by just sipping the wine? The answer is simple — he's tasted the wine before. Think about it, wouldn't you recognize the taste of a Big Mac the next time you bite into one? Sans the snob, wine tasting is really just like, well, eating a burger. The key is to build a repertoire of wine brands so you expand your taste knowledge. While you're at building up your mini wine cellar room, it's also helpful to invest in wine accessories like elegant wine glass and Ne'Qwa wine stoppers. These little extras help to project yourself as a true wine connoisseur, hopefully without the snottiness.
 
Ne'Qwa is available at Schiffman's in Winston-Salem.
 
 

Friday, December 19, 2014

Unique Traditional Technique

Posted by Schiffman's at 1:00:00 AM in Ne'Qwa (32)

Ne'Qwa is a company that is deemed to deliver distinctive hand-painted glass for every occasion. And that something that makes Ne'Qwa unique and distinctive is that it brings back a centuries-old traditional technique – the painting of inside the glass. Ne'Qwa is putting a new touch on this traditional technique as it brings in licensed artists in to design its pieces. Ne'Qwa pieces are perfect for gift giving or for you to enjoy personally. Themes vary from Christmas to Anniversaries. There are also designs that can fit any occasion. Ne'Qwa pieces are available as wine stoppers and other decorative ornaments. They are perfect for any home and great for every room. 
 
Take a part of the age-old reverse glass painting tradition with you. Get your Ne'Qwa pieces at Schiffman’s in Downtown Greensboro. 
 
 

Monday, October 27, 2014

Ne’Qwa: Just Something Special

Posted by Schiffman's at 10:00:45 AM in Ne'Qwa (32)

Just how many of what we give as gifts just end up unused and unappreciated? Sure, we get the customary thank-you-shouldn’t-have line – words we often use as well. But we always doubt if they’ll ever going to get to use or enjoy them. Well, if we want to give something a little special and thoughtful to our friends and loved ones, why not take a look at what Ne'Qwa. Ne'Qwa specializes in distinctive hand-painted glass. Their pieces range from wine stoppers to ornaments and accessories. Each piece is carefully hand-painted by skillful artists. And yes, this makes every piece more special than run-of-the-mill ones. To make your gifts further special, why not give the Ne'Qwa Custom Program a shot? This custom program makes use of ancient art techniques that have been passed down from generation to generation of artists. You can simply send an image and Ne'Qwa will have it hand-painted on glass pieces! If this doesn’t make your gift special, then nothing else can. 
 
Get your Ne'Qwa pieces at Schiffman’s at Downtown Greensboro.
 
 

Thursday, September 04, 2014

A Ne’Qwa Gift

Posted by Schiffman's at 8:00:00 AM in Ne'Qwa (32)

Ne’Qwa Art offers the world distinctive hand-painted designs on blown glass. Ne’Qwa items range from decorative ornaments to wine stoppers. Ne’Qwa makes the perfect gifts for any occasion. Designs range from religious themes, sports themes to love and inspirational themes. Every Ne’Qwa decorative ornament comes in a luxurious package. This package too has its charms. It is a handcrafted, satin-lined, velour presentation case that makes gift giving a little more convenient. Also, it comes with a Certificate of Authenticity, art history booklet and a gift card. Isn’t Ne’Qwa just perfect for gift-giving? 
 
Too see what Ne’Qwa piece or pieces that’ll make your stack of gifts this year, visit Schiffman’s at Friendly Center. 
 
 

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Amazing home interior ideas

Posted by Schiffman's at 1:15:10 AM in Ne'Qwa (32)

Ne'Qwa gives your interior a charming and elegant ambiance. The hand-painted porcelain decorative ornaments have a childish innocence that creates blissful air at home. Here are other creative ideas for your interior. Put blue lighting in the aquarium as a corner night stand. Create a work space or studio or arts area under the stairs. Hang dangling lights on the ceiling to create an illusion of openness similar to galleries and warehouses. Use modular furniture to combine beds, clothe cabinets, and desk tables in one cubic section, which will give an impression of an art exhibit. Use wood ladders to hang towels or clothes for a beach life theme. Take advantage of glass sliding doors to give your space more room and air.
 
Ne'Qwa is available at Schiffman's in Winston-Salem.
 
 

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Unique Gifts from Ne’Qwa Art

Posted by Schiffman's at 5:00:00 AM in Ne'Qwa (32)

Ne’Qwa Art specializes in blown glass design – an art form that goes way back to more than a thousand years. This particular art form has been enjoyed by art connoisseurs and emperors. Every Ne’Qwa art piece contain the same meticulous techniques that people from centuries past admired. Ne’Qwa in Mandarin, describes this centuries-old artistic tradition of painting on the inside of the glass. Now Ne’Qwa Art takes it to another level by injecting modern sensibilities by letting renowned artists design glass works. Ne’Qwa also wholly owns its manufacturing facility that follows artistic traditions from generations to generations. Ne’Qwa’s designs range from nature-inspired to Christmas themes. You can find a gift for every special occasion. 
 
To see more of Ne’Qwa art, visit us at Schiffman’s in Winston-Salem. 
 
 

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Angels in Ne'Qwa

Posted by Schiffman's at 7:00:00 AM in Ne'Qwa (32)

They are usually depicted as chubby little babies with wings, but angels are a lot more than that. They are believed to be spiritual beings lovingly sent to us from above to watch over us, to deliver a message, to guard and protect us from danger, and sometimes do battle with other spiritual beings on our behalf. 
 
Regardless, it cannot be denied that the image of an angel or angels bring joyful announcements and of gleeful feeling as they are usually associated with the announcement of the birth of Jesus.  Much like the feeling replicated by their image, Dona Gelsinger, a resident artist of Ne’Qwa, intricately hand-painted on the inside of glass a glorious angel sharing the light of Christmas with the world.
 
Indeed, one of the easiest things to do in one’s life is to be in touch with an Angel! But how do you see one? Visit Schiffman’s at Friendly Center to have one for yourself. 
 
 

Tuesday, February 04, 2014

A dash of holiday spirit

Posted by Schiffman's at 8:45:00 AM in Ne'Qwa (32)

This Christmas give your home a dash of holiday spirit with a Ne'Qwa, the popular hand-painted decorative glass ornaments. They are a delicate delight that can brighten up the most mundane corners of your house. Put them on tables or set them in corners as a standee, the Ne'Qwa pieces will cheer up your place. The Christmas Cats offers an innovative holiday theme with a lovely feline rendition of Christmas carols. The Celebrate piece on the other hand exudes the warmth of fun play amidst the winter cold. For a more realistic tone, the Carolers are bright in purple, red, and green tones as they belt out lovely carols. The Bless This House is serene, while the Arctic Wonder is nostalgic. Any of these Ne'Qwa ornaments is sure to bring home that Christmas air.
 
Ne'Qwa is available at Schiffman's at Friendly Center.
 
 

Friday, December 13, 2013

The Art of Christmas

Posted by Schiffman's at 11:15:00 AM in Ne'Qwa (32)

Celebrating the Yuletide Season is one of the most important and busiest occasions of the year. We still have more than one hundred days to go before Christmas, yet you can already see people busying the streets and crowding the stores to buy presents and necessities for the coming Christmas Day. At this early, you can sense the excitement and the high spirits not only of the people you encounter on trains and buses, but also of those people who are dear to you at your own home. To set a good and joyous mood every day while waiting for the Season, a Ne’Qwa Art is a perfect choice for a light and warm mood set up. Ne’Qwa Art is distinctive hand-painted glass for the home, painted with our favorite Christmas symbols and characters such as angels, Santa Claus, the Nativity and many more.
 
For more of your favorite Ne’Qwa Art pieces, visit us at Schiffman’s at Friendly Center. Schiffman’s is an authorized dealer for Ne’Qwa Art.
 
 

Monday, October 21, 2013

The Comforts of Home

Posted by Schiffman's at 4:00:00 AM in Ne'Qwa (32)

The home is a place of love and belongingness. It is where we can seek refuge and warmth whenever we feel bad about the world outside the walls of our own protective haven. Human as we are, it is our nature to be social beings and therefore we love to socialize. We often invite friends and relatives to have lunch or dinner with us, of course, in the comforts of our home. So, it is very important that we make it presentable, comfortable and wonderful. Ne’Qwa Art will make it all possible. Ne’Qwa Art is a distinctive hand-painted glass for decorative displays and ornamentations; it comes in all sorts of decorative ornaments, wine stoppers, stands and accessories. Enjoy the vast choices of Ne’Qwa Art and feel the comforts of your own home.
 
For more of Ne’Qwa Art pieces, visit us at Schiffman’s at Friendly Center.
 
 

Monday, September 30, 2013

Big design in small item

Posted by Schiffman's at 4:00:00 AM in Ne'Qwa (32)

Are you intimidated by the dominating presence of Ne'Qwa decorative ornaments? They can impressively draw attention in a big space, but if you’re cramped in your studio or an apartment unit, you can still enjoy the beautiful painted ornamental hang decors with the Ne'Qwa petite versions. The same translucent colors, detailed designs and elegant craftsmanship are patent in Ne'Qwa Decorative Ornaments-Petite, except for the size. Hang them in a corner and or place them on a wall shelf and see how it adds ambiance to your little space. You can collect angels, holiday icons or baby designs; the Ne'Qwa art doesn’t fail to elicit a collective “awe” from visiting guests. When inclement weather traps you inside your small space and there’s nothing much to do, look at a Ne'Qwa décor; it helps to charm your way out of the blue.
 
Ne'Qwa is available at Schiffman's in Schiffman's in Winston-Salem.
 
 

Monday, September 09, 2013

Merry Christmas every day!

Posted by Schiffman's at 6:00:00 AM in Ne'Qwa (32)

Ever dreamed of making every day Christmas when you were young? The Ne'Qwa hand-painted glass collections seem to have that in mind. Sure it’s got a whole set of Christmas themed pieces, but Ne'Qwa also has year-round whimsical designs. The Fleur de Lis Vines wine stopper has all the trappings of a fantasized escape from reality. The Magnolia, also a wine stopper, lures one to a snowy December morning. Ne'Qwa’s angel designs across its decorative ornament line are also deceptively Christmas in spirit, yet, go ahead, display them at any month and they’ll make perfect accents to any season. The Baby Carriage is almost dreamy, a scene not unlike a holiday early morn. The same feel is extended to the Be Still design, a revelation of serenity and goodwill. Isn’t it Christmas yet?
 
Ne'Qwa is available at Schiffman's in Schiffman's in Winston-Salem.
 
 

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

Small expresses big

Posted by Schiffman's at 2:00:00 AM in Ne'Qwa (32)

Express your gratitude or celebrate a personal occasion. The Ne'Qwa Relationship collection celebrates the family, couple and friendship in hand-painted glass. The glass figurines are designed in themes of small bells, egg-shaped and its elongated version. The 25th and 50th Anniversary bell figurines are poignant and they celebrate the milestone in quiet contentment. The Baby’s First has a welcoming feel exuded by the joyful colors. The Faith, Hope and Love piece is dreamy that carries an air of positivism. The Forever and Always is melancholic but hopeful; something in the art promises, yet the promise is not guaranteed. Has the Ne'Qwa artist encapsulated the complex reality of romance? In Hugs and Kisses, time seems frozen in the winter surrounding of a kid who is happy in his state of childhood. The Ne'Qwa Relationship collection is a small piece that reflects the huge importance we put in our loved ones.
 
Ne'Qwa is available at Schiffman's in Schiffman's in Winston-Salem.
 
 

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Angels among us

Posted by Schiffman's at 9:00:00 AM in Ne'Qwa (32)

Do you believe in them? Mystic and magical they become even more so in Ne’Qwa decorative ornaments. The hand painted glass offers a long list of angel-themed designs that give any corner in your house a soft touch and magical feel . The Angel piece creates a deep purple backdrop to a glowing accent of the angel’s ivory white wings. It invites a tired mind for a restful sleep. The Angel Nativity, meantime, is innocence rendered in delicate glass let to hang as a celebration of purity. The Christmas spirit is evident, but the piece can complement, too, and add a child-like spirit, to your interior throughout the year. Likewise, the Dawn of Hope lends a positive glow around the glass. The art awash  in pink hues, incidentally, is in observance of the fight against breast cancer. Part of the proceeds from this piece is donated to research against the disease.
 
Ne'Qwa is available at Schiffman's in Schiffman's in Winston-Salem.
 
 

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Elegant eggs

Posted by Schiffman's at 9:00:00 AM in Ne'Qwa (32)

You won’t be blamed if you splurge money on luxurious Ne'Qwa hand painted decorative egg accents. Never mind that you do not know yet where to display them. Here’s a clue: a Ne'Qwa egg is perfect anywhere in your house and watch how it transforms that space.  A boring corner suddenly draws attention. A bland cabinet breathes life. A side table becomes a centerpiece. The dining area is rendered with colorful elegance. A study room table becomes lively and even the kitchen gets a refreshing warmth. A Ne’Qwa porcelain decorative egg shimmers inside, creating a glow around it, as the artists painstakingly create the detailed art in each item, a unique masterpiece captured in porcelain. Ne’Qwa is also available in vases, wine stoppers, fragrance lamps and candle holders.
 
Ne'Qwa is available at Schiffman's in Schiffman's in Winston-Salem.
 
 

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Make a stand

Posted by Schiffman's at 9:40:00 AM in Ne'Qwa (32)

They are purely for display with a singular aim to impress. Nothing utilitarian, not for anything but to declare to your visitor your artistic side. The Ne'Qwa display stands and sconces are masterpieces waiting to adorn your wall, a mantel or anything in your living or dining room. You can have a simple linear tree art or a trio hanging stand, where you can hang your future Ne'Qwa hand painted glasses in. The Classic Hanging Stand-Petite is playful, slender, even mesmerizing that match the delicate body of a Ne'Qwa. The Pedestal Stand, in antique or gold version, is solid, proud and dominant. It is a perfect corner piece that magically transforms an empty space into a gallery nook. For centerpieces, the walnut finish hanging stand is perfect for the sofa or coffee table.
 
Ne'Qwa is available at Schiffman's in Schiffman's in Winston-Salem.
 
 

Friday, July 12, 2013

Don't send them to jail!

Posted by Schiffman's at 12:00:00 PM in Ne'Qwa (32)

Is it Christmas yet? My first grader kept asking. Not yet, I said. You just have to wait for six more months. “But that’s too long!” he said. I asked why he’d want it to be Christmas now; it turned out he got his prying hands on my box of Ne'Qwa Christmas set that I tucked in the attic after the holidays. The 12 Days of Christmas by Susan Winget is my first Ne'Qwa collection. I was drawn to the hand-painted glass art when my friend showed me her Ne'Qwa collection, from wine stoppers to the delicately looking but stunning vases. I fell in love with the depth of the art as it touches the virgin glass, and I knew a Ne'Qwa would find its way to our home. I thought buying a Ne'Qwa is a big deal for me, and what better way to remind myself of my first love with glass art than buying the Christmas set. I thought every after eleven months, I’d be opening this set and it would send me back to my first Ne'Qwa encounter.  Apparently, I might not wait for the whole year. My kid put the glass balls out in mid-summer and wouldn’t want me to “imprison” them again. 
 
 
Ne'Qwa is available at Schiffman's in Schiffman's in Winston-Salem.
 
 

Friday, June 21, 2013

For whom the bell tolls--your loved one

Posted by Schiffman's at 1:40:00 AM in Ne'Qwa (32)

Are you looking for a unique anniversary gift to impress your partner? Consider a bell. Well, not a functional bell but a Ne'Qwa hand-painted glass bell. Designed by the artist, Susan Winget, Ne'Qwa has two of these bell pieces for those celebrating their silver or golden anniversaries. But it doesn’t matter, both bells are worth giving at any stage in your years of togetherness, if only because a Ne'Qwa is classic as it is timeless collectible. The glass is delicate but sturdy, and the paint is designed to last your lifetime. The flowers are rendered in subtle tones that transition in smooth gradients. Leaves and ribbons overlap each other in distinct hues. The glass bells seem to host an inner glow, as if suggesting the eternal love for your partner.  
 
Ne'Qwa is available at Schiffman's in Schiffman's in Winston-Salem.
 
 

Saturday, June 08, 2013

Art comes in small packages

Posted by Schiffman's at 2:00:55 AM in Ne'Qwa (32)

Glassmaking is not only the art of shaping glass into delicate, seamless lines of beauty. Ne'Qwa knows it also means putting the art of hand-painting on the glass to breathe life into the piece. Its distinct hand paint is evident in its line of wine stoppers that are easily transformed into collectibles. A blue butterfly is serenely hovering across the meadow; a snow man blushing in a white Christmas feel; and a cardinal singing a holiday tune. These themes are magically captured using detailed illustrations and color renditions and packed in the minute surface of a glass wine stopper. It is a skill that is almost magical; we know better—it is a Ne'Qwa craft that took years to master.
 
Ne'Qwa is available at Schiffman's in Schiffman's in Winston-Salem.
 
 

Friday, May 31, 2013

The Gift Like No Other

Posted by Schiffman's at 10:20:00 AM in Ne'Qwa (32)

 

Ne’Qwa is an ancient art from the Empire of China. Master artists who were well-trained especially for the craft of Ne’Qwa painted elaborate designs on the inside of glass bottles and snuff boxes. Many emperors and prominent art connoisseurs collected the intricate little pieces of Ne’Qwa Art. At present, only just a handful of Chinese artists know the old art of Ne’qwa. The Ne’Qwa Arts team are not Chinese, but are from different countries brought together in China for their love of the art. Their aim is to revive the precious craft of Ne’Qwa or reverse-painting at the same time give you more personalized and creative options for gift-giving. Each piece they create is handpainted by an artist following his own original design or adaptation from a famous artwork. They are perfect for event or corporate giveaways, too.
 
If you want distinctive gift items with a personal touch, check out Ne’Qwa Art’s fragrance lamps and ornaments at Schiffman’s in Downtown Greensboro.
 
 

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