TRIVETOLOGY

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

50th Anniversary Girl Scouts USA trivet

Girl Scouting in the United States was founded in 1912 by Juliette Gordon Lowe (1860-1927) of Savannah, Georgia. This cast iron motto trivet, in the shape of the traditional Girl Scout … Continue reading

April 4, 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

PITCA ~ the national organization for iron and trivet collectors

I casually began collecting trivets in the 1980s, but didn’t know much about them, other than they looked great on my kitchen walls. Getting my first copy of Trivets & … Continue reading

September 15, 2019

Evolving as a trivet collector

Are you a new collector, or have you been collecting for awhile? Either way, as a fellow triveteer I welcome you; trivet collecting is such an interesting hobby! But if … Continue reading

February 1, 2018

Join PITCA!

New Years Day is traditionally the day when people make resolutions that can improve their lives. Can I make a suggestion? JOIN PITCA, the national organization for pressing iron and trivet … Continue reading

January 1, 2018

Antique Metalware Society 25th Anniversary Exhibition

The Antique Metalware Society’s 25th Anniversary Exhibition is now online! Over 100 objects are exhibited; all come from members’ collections or reflect their research. The exhibition is also a wider … Continue reading

July 7, 2016