The flight to Geneva with Marie by her side.

On the flight to Geneva, Marie poked Melanie in the ribs.

With a smile she said

“Qui veut vivre pour toujours mon ami ?”

{“Who wants to live forever my friend?”}

“Indeed!” smiled Melanie

“But you will; in our hearts. You will; my sister. Forever.”

She squeezed James’s hand and cried tears of love and remembrance.

Ching Dynasty Collection

We are the custodians of some of the most exquisite examples of hand carved artistry from 200 years ago, here as just a few for you to look at: