Here is a 'good thing' I found on another blog. Just by clicking and watching this video you can help in the fight against autism.The video is also one of my favorite songs lately so listen, sing along, and all for a great purpose.
This past weekend I went to two auctions. The one on Saturday was a bust for me but hubby got some coins (he collects) so it was worth the seven degree temp. We only stayed about an hour as it was outside in a garage. Thanks to the auction gods that the coins were among the first to be sold. By the time we left the temp had doubled to a whopping 14!
Sunday's auction was mucho better. It was in a heated building for one thing and also I got a box full of old old sheet music and some more silver.
This is only a small sampling of the sheet music. Don't you love the graphics and colors?
No one bid on the silver but me so I got it for 5 bucks!!!!!!I love it when that happens.
In the box was the most beautiful ornate bowl with lion heads and grapes, a type of server cup of some kind that is tilted and has a baby ladle hanging from the handle. Does anyone know what this would have been used for? Also some iced tea spoons and some handles cut from silverware that had holds drilled in the ends. I have seen wind-chimes made of silverware and wonder if the previous owner had that intention for these. Maybe one of these days I will make a wind-chime and be able to use them. Also some salt and pepper shakers. I think they will make adorable little bud vases (without the tops, of course). The small..and very heavy....pitcher has Hilton stamped on it so it is old hotel silver. SWEET!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Here is the sideways cup thingy. What would the purpose of this been? I know in the Victorian era, they had a server or utensil for almost everything. I am so curious as to what this would have been used for. Please leave a comment it you know.