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Is Unique a Thing Of The Past

08.09.2008 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

Let's face it times have changed long gone are the days of knitting and crocheting. Today with the introduction of computers & X box the next generation is more interested in helping Scratch from ice age rather than doing embroidery or knitting. In addition, we have mass production of machine made goods from China and ...

Unique Gifts from recycled products

07.25.2008 · Posted in Shopping and Fashion

For some time now recycling has been a matter of concern. But today greater numbers of people are taking a more vested interest in there approach. With carbon emissions and global warming being topics on the lips of everyone, people are really trying to think about how they can minimize the impact on ...

Handmade in the Modern Age

07.21.2008 · Posted in Shopping and Fashion

Without a doubt our modern industrial world has added to the productive and uniformity of our lives. One would argue that we have lost the most important ability to grasp the worth of making something with our own hands and that we have lost our association with mother earth. ...

Crystal Gifts Back in Vogue

08.21.2007 · Posted in Gifting Articles

When you are in need of a gift for a special occasion, why not consider a gift of crystal or glassware? We know, it's something that you don't consider at all, but there are many different brands of crystal made today and these crystal makers have a wide array of crystal offerings. Crystal ...

Christmas Gifts for the Happy Season

06.20.2007 · Posted in Gifting Articles

The practice of giving Christmas gifts follow a long established social practice of exchanging gifts to indicate love, friendship and other sentiments of a positive nature. You might reward children for their good behavior, cement social relationships, or just wish to make the gift recipient happy. ...

Do You Know Limoges, of Limoges Porcelain Fame?

06.20.2007 · Posted in Gifting Articles

Limoges is a city and commune in France. St Martial, who came to the city around 250, evangelized the city. The Abbey of St Martial was constructed in the 9th century, and was the home of a large library. The presence of this library led to Limoges becoming a flourishing artistic center during the middle ...

Porcelain Figurines Add A Fascinating Dimension to Limoges Boxes

06.20.2007 · Posted in Gifting Articles

Limoges boxes are also porcelain figurines shaped into the form of some animal, bird or object. Alternatively, the figurine might be mounted on a conventionally shaped box. The boxes are hand painted, and signed by the artist or factory, and are adorned with a decorative clasp. ...

Trinket Boxes Are Ideal Collectibles

06.20.2007 · Posted in Gifting Articles

Before we look at trinket boxes, let us take a look at the basic box. Any receptacle with a lid could be defined as a box. The original boxes were probably rectangular wooden receptacles used to store grains. The box has come a long way since then. ...