June 11, 2017
Downton's Drying Rack
In our latest newsletter, we explore the downstairs of homes like Downton Abbey, and a use for those tools today.the housekeeping staff's methods of drying all the linens from the numerous bedrooms.
In our latest newsletter, we honor dressing tables and remember the great advance in "outdoor wicker & rattan" furniture made by Lloyd Loom with his "loomed" wicker.
April 18, 2017
In our latest newsletter, our set of 3 large ale measures leads to a discussion of how standarized measuring was needed, evolved and benefitted ale drinkers everywhere.
March 27, 2017
In our latest newsletter, we note the details of a lovely box with fine etched brass detailing while contemplating the struggle between industrialization and a demand for quality.
March 6, 2017
In our latest newsletter, we compare 4 different antique mirrors and learn about their creation and evolution.
February 12, 2017
In our latest newsletter, we discuss the beauty of a German Art Nouveau hammered teapot and discuss "The Golden Rules for Making Tea".
January 26, 2017
In our latest newsletter, we discover the beauty and elegence of this wonderful English Dovetailed Copper Stockpot and the history of dovetailing copper.
December 12, 2016
In our latest newsletter, we offer an Art Deco Silver Plate Champagne Bucket and learn the history of why we drink champagne on New Year's eve.
November 29, 2016
In our latest newsletter, we discuss the advantages of cooking with copper and the methods used to apply the lining.
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