Monthly Archives: October 2012

Mother’s Story

As I might have mentioned in other posts, I love to research the history of items that I list at my Etsy shop.  Usually that research results in a definite identification of the subject of the search.  In other cases, … Continue reading

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What’s the Purpose?

A napkin ring, a cream pitcher, a vase, scissors, spoon and nut pick…they all have a purpose.  But do they have more than one purpose?  Sure do.  Take this tiny little pewter Viking salt spoon for example.  It is marked … Continue reading

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