Stevengraphs

Stevengraphs

Stevengraphs are pictures woven from silk, originally created by Thomas Stevens in the 19th century. They were popular collectable items during the revival of interest in Victoriana in the 1960s and 1970s.

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Wreck of the Rooswijk

Wreck of the Rooswijk

Commission painting of the The ROOSWIJK by artist Ralph Curnow.The Rooswijk sank off the southeastern tip of England, just north of the Straits of Dover, the sea hides a most unusual feature known as the Goodwin Sands, where sandbanks appear and disappear...

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Tea

Tea

Time for Tea Taking just a little time in our frenetic world will have multiple benefits to health and mind and environment (no plastic!) - and using lovely accessories will assist! Beautiful sterling silver cream/milk jug Hallmarked 1938 Birmingham; sterling silver...

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TREEN  More than just a word for Scrabble…

TREEN
More than just a word for Scrabble…

My little collection of Scandinavian carved wooden decorative jugs prompted my research into what they might be classified as. To my astonishment, they fall into a vast category called TREEN, which means literally “made of tree”, from the Old English word treowen....

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