Elegant Antiques & Decorations at Malachite in New Orleans

Striking Gooseneck Bergere peacock blue  chairs with gilded ornamentation upholstered in a luxe strie fabric trimmed with brass nail studs.   | The Decorating Diva, LLC

I love the combination of these striking Gooseneck Bergere peacock blue chairs with gilded ornamentation upholstered in a luxe strie fabric trimmed with brass nail studs juxtaposed with the geometrically-shaped contemporary brass and smoked glass accent table.

Exquisite, elegant and timeless bud and flower vases in brass and stone. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

Exquisite, elegant and timeless bud and flower vases in brass and stone. The brass lobster reminds me of the decor that graced the cocktail tables in my aunt’s Madrid home.

Pearl-garland wood candle sconce sits atop this lovely antique chair covered in a velvet fabric with a patina-rich wood frame.  | The Decorating Diva, LLC

An ethereal and delicately carved pearl-garland wood candle sconce sits atop a lovely antique chair framed in patina-rich wood with a velvet cushion gently distressed from years of use.

antique marble and wood mantle styled with an Art Deco vessel finished in a metallic basket-weave pattern. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

I adore this antique marble and wood mantle styled with a vintage ceramic vessel finished in a metallic basket-weave pattern. There’s a richness to this vignette, one that evokes memories of treasured objects passed from one generation to the next.

Imbued with an intense sapphire hue and adorned with an ornate gilded trim, this mirror commands attention. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

Imbued with an intense sapphire hue and adorned with an ornate gilded trim, this Art Deco era mirror commands attention.

Decoupaged faded blue and brown flowers float above the mirrored surface of this serving tray. | The Decoraiting Diva, LLC

Decoupaged faded blue and brown flowers float above the mirrored surface of this serving tray.

Handsome burl wood box with inlaid brass details rests beautifully on a vintage blanket painted in serene tones of soft blues and lavender accented with tea brown. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

Handsome burl wood box with inlaid brass details rests beautifully on a vintage blanket painted in serene tones of soft blues and lavender accented with tea brown.

This vignette evokes images of a bohemian world traveler collecting art and decor as she visits exotic locales. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

This vignette evokes images of a bohemian world traveler collecting art and decor as she visits exotic locales.

Vintage wall-mounted carved wood console finished in a sultry and exotic tortoise-shell finish. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

Vintage wall-mounted carved wood console finished in a sultry and exotic tortoise-shell finish.

Timeless allure of animal prints is highlighted in this shapely Biedermeier wood chair finished with a leopard print cushion.

The timeless allure of animal prints is highlighted in this shapely Biedermeier wood chair finished with a leopard print cushion.

Vintage leaf brass dishes artfully shaped to reflect the beauty found in nature. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

Vintage leaf brass dishes artfully shaped to reflect the beauty found in nature.

Vintage and antiques fill this space with character, elegance and intense personality-filled style. One can easily imagine this as the beautifully designed interior of a well-traveled, elegantly attired, history loving, art collecting bon vivant. | The Decorating Diva, LLC

Vintage and antiques fill this space with character, elegance and intense personality-filled style. One can easily imagine this as the beautifully designed interior of a well-traveled, elegantly attired, history loving, art collecting bon vivant.