TRIVETOLOGY

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

Reproduction vs Antique

Most collectors are familiar with the most common reproduction trivet designs. But have you discovered the  antique trivets that were their inspiration? In this blog post I compare six trivet designs, … Continue reading

June 15, 2021

Different binders for my reference books

Over the past two years I’ve been using rainbow colored, heavy duty Staples binders to house my growing collection of unbound reference books. I liked them because I could select … Continue reading

June 6, 2021

Union Web cast iron horseshoe

This is an interesting little horseshoe shaped advertising piece. Although shaped somewhat like a bottle opener, its roundness and thickness argue against that. Was it intended for use as a … Continue reading

May 15, 2021

Virginia Metalcrafters trivet in white bronze

Recently a young relative got married and requested a trivet as a wedding present. I wanted to gift the couple something contemporary and practical, yet well made. Metal trivets currently … Continue reading

April 16, 2021

Cross Publishing Company motto trivets

The Cross “GOD BLESS OUR HOME” motto trivet. The first two images were  provided by Tom Harmony. His “God Bless Our Home” trivet is cast iron (CI) and 4 5/8″ … Continue reading

April 3, 2021

Asbestos toy sad iron with removable hood

This is Dover Manufacturing Company’s little “Asbestos” nickel-plated sad iron marked PAT. MAY 22, 1900 on the top. Only 3″ tall, it measures 4″ x 1 7/8″ and came complete … Continue reading

March 15, 2021

Plastic sprinkler bottles, Part 2: Lustro Ware

Another familiar plastic sprinkler bottle, the Lustro Ware Clothes Sprinkler, was invented by Nathan W. Roop. Design Patent No. 168,595 was filed on May 15, 1951 and granted on January 6, … Continue reading

March 1, 2021

The double pointed Banded Sheaf pattern

Each of these three little sad iron stands (trivets) supported a small double pointed sad iron; their oval shape and four angled iron guides are the tipoff. The center design … Continue reading

February 15, 2021
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