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Ye Jacobites by Name – The Amen Glasses

Ye Jacobites by Name – The Amen Glasses

"Ye Jacobites by Name" is a rousing Jacobite folk song from the 1700s.  You may never have heard of the secret society of the Jacobite’s but if you’re an Outlander fan (the book series by Diana Gabaldon and now a tv series on Starz) you know them very well.  The Amen...

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“It’s Limoges” – Except it’s not….

“It’s Limoges” – Except it’s not….

It’s something I hear often, and it goes like this:      “Oh, what pretty china you have,”      “Why thank you, it’s Limoges.”                                     …….Except it’s not…. Or:      “What kind of china is that?”      “Oh that?, it’s Limoges.”              ...

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Focus on Designer: Ernestine Cannon (1904-1969)

Focus on Designer: Ernestine Cannon (1904-1969)

What:  Ceramic dinnerware, lamps, tile, home decor items Designer: Ernestine Virden-Cannon (1904-1969) When: 1948 - 1969 Where:  Salerno, Italy The Rest of the Story: Ernestine Virden-Cannon, was an American ceramicist and designer of dinnerware whose business,...

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