TRIVETOLOGY

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

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

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

The Fortune Range lantz-style trivet

I’ve admired and collected circular Lantz trivets for a long time, but it’s been years since I’ve discovered a design unknown to me! Collectors categorize Lantz trivets by the intricacy of their … Continue reading

September 1, 2019

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