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Did Witco ever do Conquistador decor?
bigbrotiki
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From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
Posted: 2012-09-30 02:00 am   Permalink

There is also a school of Witco restoration that promotes simple wood wax (after any prior non-Witco coating has been removed) such as this:



I respect your decision FOR Conquistador Witco, and though I am weary of supporting such dastardly tendencies, this thread lacks some visuals of the gnarly kind! So here we go, with a 1968 Witco catalog cover that was all Conquistador:



...followed by this nice selection of taste crimes:



This bar pretty much says it all:



There is a clear cross-over into the "Knight" and "Royal" genres:



I think next to red velvet, "gold dinero crush" would definitely be the material of choice for the style:



I believe it looks thus in color:



The lamp on the right would be just right for it:



While twisted black rod iron is the hallmark of Conquistador style, rough welded statuary such as this is quite befitting too:



Another Conquistador cross-over would be Pre-Columbian style:



...cause that's what the Conquistadors did: they bashed in the original South-American natives



I hereby openly admit to being the owner of this fine wall-mounted behemoth:





Last not least, here's the impressive interior I published in TIKI MODERN:



This kind of furniture can have an appeal all of its own - with the right additions that is...








 
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