TRIVETOLOGY

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

Ouroboros symbolism in a trivet

The noun ouroboros (aka uroboros) is derived from the Greek words ouro (tail) and boros (eating); it describes a snake or dragon devouring its own tail. It’s an ancient symbol … Continue reading

October 15, 2017

Vintage Pal-Bell brass trivets

I’ll begin with a little background. Since the country of Israel was established in 1948, all trivets labeled “Made In Israel” have been manufactured since that date. Israeli trivets come … Continue reading

March 23, 2016