Category Archives: tongs

Huyler’s Candy Tongs

Previously in this blog, I have written a post about bon-bon tongs ( https://queenofsienna.wordpress.com/2013/07/26/is-it-impolite-to-use-my-bon-bon-for-a-tete-a-tete/ ) and I have written about Holmes & Edwards producing flatware using a gold aluminum alloy manufactured by the Waldo Foundry ( https://queenofsienna.wordpress.com/table-wares/ ).  So when I came across … Continue reading

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Is It Impolite to Use My Bon Bon for a Tête à Tête?

In perusing catalogs and ads from the late 1800s, my attention was drawn by the “tête à tête” coffee and tea sets as well as “tête à tête” tongs.  “Tête à tête” is French for “head to head” (or “face … Continue reading

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