TRIVETOLOGY

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

Volunteer Firemens Association NYC horseshoe plaque trivet

The majority of horseshoe plaque trivets date from the late 1800โ€™s through the early 1900โ€™s, paralleling a period when fraternal orders were at their peak of popularity. For an overview … Continue reading

February 1, 2020

Merry Christmas 1888 horseshoe plaque trivet

What are horseshoe plaque trivets? Since they don’t have legs they’reย not trivets in the traditional sense; but they’re fine castings with an interesting history. Predominantly made of cast iron, they … Continue reading

December 15, 2017

Trivets with shamrocks

May your blessings outnumber The shamrocks that grow, And may trouble avoid you Wherever you go. ~Irish Blessing The Ancient Order of Hibernians, established in 1836 and still active today, … Continue reading

March 15, 2017

Good Luck Mother plaque trivet

Good Luck Mother ~ cast iron, 5 3/8″ x 3 7/8โ€ without feet. On face: GOOD LUCK MOTHER. On reverse: D 93 and the letters JMC. Cast through the top … Continue reading

May 8, 2016

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