Category: Vintage

Vintage Candle Holders- Night Lights

Weekly Feature #22—Vintage Candle Holders

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ShareNight Lights… Candle Holders and Candelabrum    Candlelit Nothing is more romantic than candle light. Through the years, these humble wax cylinders have gone from a house-keeping necessity to an indulgent luxury. Candles come in many shapes, forms and even materials, though wax is still most common. They are scented, colored, carved and dipped, among many other things.  The holders for… Read more →

Six pieces in original box + 3 extra forks. Rounded wood handles with colored plastic rounded end.

Weekly Feature #20— Fondue Me

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ShareMelting Pot This week’s feature comes with some fun history facts. More than likely, the origins of fondue are rather homely. Probably melting cheese to dip bread in was a way for farmers and other humble folk to use up scraps of old cheese and stale bread. Way back in 1699 a book published in Zurich contained a recipe to… Read more →

Weekly Feature #19- Hollowware

Weekly Feature #19—Hollowware

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ShareSubtle Silver   This week’s featured items are all Hollowware.  Cool word, eh! Hollowware- Metal ( Silver or Silver-plated) Tableware that is hollow or concave, such as sugar bowls, creamers, coffee pots, teapots, soup tureens, servers, water jugs, platters, butter plates, and other items that are used as serving pieces on the table. (Silverware, or flatware, is not Hollowware)  While a cup… Read more →

Thrifted History Homer Laughlin China Co.

Weekly Feature #16— Homer Laughlin China

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ShareAn American Icon at the Dinner Table & Dining Out Whether you are familiar with the name Homer Laughlin China Co. or not, there is a good possibility that even if you haven’t used their products, your parents most certainly have.  This company has been setting American dining tables since the 1870s, when brothers Homer and Shakespeare Laughlin from East Liverpool,… Read more →

Wednesday Feature #15— Daher Tinware

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Share Daher Decorative Ware Collecting and researching tinware is great fun. Tin items, from storage containers, tea tins, canisters, trays, boxes, bowls, platters to coffee pots, saucepans and lampshades, were a staple for many years. Whether these items were strictly utilitarian, decorative or for advertisement, they found their way into every aspect of life. Though plastic, aluminum and other materials… Read more →

16 pc. cocktail stir sticks assortment. 1960-70s advertising promotion items

Wednesday Feature #14— Vintage Barware

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ShareCocktails, Dahling… Retro Love— Here’s to the Return of the Home Bar (or BarCart) You (or at least I) see it everywhere these days. The return of an elegant and sophisticated, lovingly styled bar cart, cabinet or home bar. After the decade of Wine, many are returning to the satisfaction of a well-turned cocktail in the evenings, the chic and… Read more →