Tag Archives: Crystal

“On the Road with Kathryn”: Cathedral Antiques Show Part V”

As promised, here is the reveal of my completed room at Inspiration Avenue! What a great week I have had in Atlanta at the Cathedral Antiques Show…tiring, but great!  Thanks to all of my blog readers who came to my … Continue reading

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“Antique of the Week”: Hawkes Crystal

During my recent book event at the Aiken Antique Show, I put together two “collected tabletops” from the show inventory.  The dealers were lovely and very generous to loan their inventory for my tabletop presentations.  The show was exceptional and … Continue reading

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Pattern of the Month: Thistle by Edinburgh Crystal

  The highly distinctive thistle shapes of Thistle by Edinburgh Crystal are embellished with a complex geometric pattern and delicate engravings .  I consider this pattern to be among my favorites! This classic design, which has remained largely unchanged for … Continue reading

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Market Find: Theresienthal Barware

  On a recent trip to the New York Tabletop Show, I discovered the wonderful barware of Theresienthal, a wonderful German company in business since 1836.  Here are a few of my favorites: FEUILLES “The appeal of the double layered … Continue reading

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China and Crystal

I suppose there is never a time that I do not want to return to Ireland, with its tapestry of green everywhere you look. This week, I spent a great deal of time in my friend Kristen Anderson’s tabletop shop, Quintessentials, in Raleigh, N.C. In thinking of the “Emerald Isle”, I pulled some great crystal and china in shades of green. Continue reading

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