Category Archives: john bowman

The Holland House

I’ve been kind of obsessed with oyster forks lately, most likely as a result of my earlier post “Aw Shucks…It’s an Oyster Obsession”.  I’ve found a couple of Gorham forks which are rather interesting, to me at least.  What I … Continue reading

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Etsy Listing Photo Backgrounds

A quick look at the treasuries that have been featured on Etsy’s home page will show that the majority of those treasuries have white or light backgrounds on the listing photos.  I guess the thought is that they’re seeking a … Continue reading

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I’m In Love With Jack….

I’ve had several silverplate items that are hotel, commercial and / or restuarant related…and the research has been quite interesting and inspiring.  One of those inspiring items was a silverplate fork manufactured by Gorham in the Biltmore pattern…it lead me to … Continue reading

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