A beautifully made sterling silver bracelet in an Arts and Crafts design. Consists of seven links with the center one having a bezel set pink swirled stone. Signed with a stylized 'KO' and sterling. Has a slide in closure (almost like a zipper) .
"Have you written your column yet?" Leigh Ann asked on Sunday afternoon as we were driving over to our local Ace Hardware store.
"No," I explained, "but I'm expected something extraordinary to happen any minute now."
Now, turning me loose in an Ace Hardware store on a Sunday afternoon is almost guaranteed to give someone a story to tell ("The strangest man came up to me in the store today," she said to her family over...
Carefully curated vintage pottery including Weller, Roseville, Brush McCoy, and others. Specializing in affordable pieces with an Arts and Crafts design influence. For photos of current stock and purchase information, please visit our website.
As a historian, it's always fun to stumble across information that runs counter to popular belief.
Realizing, for instance, that William Morris did not invent the Morris chair. He just named Philip Webb's invention after himself. (And Webb was his friend!) Webb may not have protested too loudly, however, for he had 'borrowed' the idea from Ephraim Colman in rural Sussex and taken his version to show Morris in London.
And the rest is history….