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Charity Auction - May 9th


Elle
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On Sunday the 9th of May at 9 o'clock in the evening, the diplomatic consulate of Italy will be hosting a charity auction to benefit the rebuilding of the chapel at the Emporio di Commercio Internazionale. Luxury goods and donations from patrons and benefactors have already started to pour in, so be sure to dip into your coffers for this good cause. Light fare, refreshments, and entertainment will be provided. 

If you are interested in donating funds or items before hand, you are encouraged to write to Elle Ariencieto at your earliest convenience. Pamphlets with details about the items available for auction as well as information about the benefactors and patrons will be available at the event. We look forward to seeing you all there! 


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This is swiftly coming up! We look forward to seeing you all this Sunday!


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LOT #1 - Gift Certificate for Whyte’s & Co. Tailoring
Starting Bid - 300 florins

Whyte's & Co. Tailoring aims to provide the residents of Rinascita with quality textiles at an affordable price. Percival Whyte, owner and operator of the establishment, has kindly donated this gift certificate to the charity auction. The bearer is entitled to 50% off any outfit up to 1,000 florins, making the retail value of this item up to 500 florins.

LOT #2 - Engraved Quartz-inset Steel Misericorde Dagger
Starting Big - 250 florins

Al Zahiri Foundry has been crafting exceptional metal goods for five generations with an eye for design and quality materials. Owner and operator Idris al Zahiri has donated a misericorde dagger of unsurpassed quality steel, the expertly balanced blade inset with pristine smoky quartz gemstones and detailed with a one of a kind engraving that makes the retail value of the piece in excess of 250 florins.

LOT #3 - Oil Painting of Hylas and the Naiads
Starting Bid - 100 florins

Doctor by trade, Elle Ariencieto has turned a love of art into practice. This oil painting features the classical scene of the young man Hylas being lured into the grasp of the water nymphs called the Naiads, a scene detailed by ancient authors such as Ovid. This one-of-a-kind art piece comes with a certificate for a custom painting of the bearer’s choosing, making the total retail value of the lot in excess of 250 florins.

LOT #4 - Blush Pink Diamond and Swirled Polished Silver Jewelry Set
Starting Bid - 300 florins

Toddia Wincott, the English native best known for her role as ambassador to the English consulate, has kindly donated a swirled silver and blush pink diamond set of jewelry to the charity auction. A delicate drop necklace is accompanied by matching drop earrings of similarly exceptional quality, making the retail value of this lot in excess of 400 florins.

LOT #5 - All-Expense-Paid Night for Two in the Royal Palace
Starting Bid - 150 florins

The French consulate has donated an all-expense-paid night for two in the courtier suite of the Royal Palace. This experience includes accommodations, dinner, dessert, drinks, and numerous souvenir items for the winner of this package. The retail price of the complete package is in excess of 500 florins.

LOT #6 - Engraved Quartz-inset Steel Poniard
Starting Bid - 250 florins

Al Zahiri Foundry has been crafting exceptional metal goods for five generations with an eye for design and quality materials. Owner and operator Idris al Zahiri has donated a poniard of unsurpassed quality steel, the expertly balanced blade inset with pristine smoky quartz gemstones and detailed with a one of a kind engraving that makes the retail value of the piece in excess of 250 florins.

LOT #7 - Gift Certificate for Whyte’s & Co. Tailoring
Starting Bid - 300 florins

Whyte's & Co. Tailoring aims to provide the residents of Rinascita with quality textiles at an affordable price. Percival Whyte, owner and operator of the establishment, has kindly donated this gift certificate to the charity auction. The bearer is entitled to 50% off any outfit up to 1,000 florins, making the retail value of this item up to 500 florins.

LOT #8 - White Limestone Sculpture of Dionysus and Ariadne
Starting Bid - 150 florins

Eidheann's Thistle'd Grove prides itself on producing quality craftsmanship for every need. Owner and operator Polgara NicEidheann is a master stonemason and carpenter who has donated this finely detailed work of art to the charity auction. Featuring the Grecian god of wine and his beloved Ariadne, this lifesize sculpture is of unsurpassed quality and a one-of-a-kind piece, making the retail value of the work in excess of 150 florins. 


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It is with great pleasure and humble pride that I pen the following;

Combining the cash donations and the amount raised through the wares available at the auction this evening, we have successfully raised in excess of 10,000 florins for the rebuilding of the chapel. I wish to personally thank each and every one of our patrons and benefactors for helping us with this exceptional act of charity and goodwill. Your kindness and generosity will not go unappreciated.  


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