TRIVETOLOGY

Collecting, cleaning, displaying, researching, and appreciating TRIVETS and related go-withs!

Coming soon: Trivets & Treasures

TRIVETS & TREASURES will be re-opening on February 1, 2020! This will mark the third time I’ve sold on Ruby Lane as Trivets & Treasures since 2012; you may have … Continue reading

January 15, 2020

Site maintenance in January

Trivetology was established almost 12 years ago, in 2008. Since then, 113 blog posts have been shared with you. The start of this new decade inspires me to get even better … Continue reading

January 2, 2020

The P.E.O. Sisterhood trivet

The P.E.O. Sisterhood was founded in 1869 as a seven member sorority at Iowa Wesleyan College in Mount Pleasant, Iowa. Officially, the letters PEO stand for Philanthropic Educational Organization. However, the original … Continue reading

December 15, 2019

Cinderella collectibles

This blog post shares information about Cinderella Stoves & Ranges, the Pittsburgh Stove & Range Company, and several related Cinderella brand collectibles. The advertisement below appeared in the August 4, … Continue reading

December 1, 2019

A wading bird trivet

I thought you might enjoy seeing this beautiful trivet. It’s one I recently added to my collection, so it doesn’t appear in either of my books. It depicts an egret, … Continue reading

November 15, 2019

The American Bell Association (ABA) trivet

This trivet honoring the American Bell Association (ABA) was designed and cast by ABA member Ralph Walker of Massachusetts. It was the result of a fundraising project to finance the … Continue reading

November 1, 2019

Two trivets with the letter L

Above: nickel-plated cast iron, 4 5/8” w/four 3/8” pad feet. On face: L. These two intricate trivets were cast through the rim. Considering the molten iron had to flow uninterrupted … Continue reading

October 15, 2019

GUOOF ~ a rare Oddfellows variant

Independent Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF) horseshoe plaque trivet. As I was browsing a list of eBay auctions last year I almost overlooked a rare horseshoe plaque trivet. At first … Continue reading

October 1, 2019