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Here I would love to share with you our travels and adventures as international mushroom consultants. MEMOIRS about husband Pieter Vedder, who was a SCIENTIFIC PIONEER in Mushroom Cultivation Education. His practical handbook is in 8 languages and is called the MUSHROOM BIBLE: https://mariettesbacktobasics.blogspot.com/2020/08/modern-mushroom-growing-2020-harvesting.html

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

{Our White Ceramic Chandeliers from Italy}

We lived and worked in the Veneto area in Italy and in Bassano del Grappa they make the world renowned: Ceramiche d'Arte Orgia Bassano. Ceramics of Bassano del Grappa. For some English info just click the above hyperlink. This is actually a Google photo from the shop where we bought our two white ceramic chandeliers! They did have several in the shop in yellow, pink and green, like the icing on a cake. But we wanted a plain white version of a three-arm and a five-arm. So they custom made it for us. Let's have a look at what we got there.
Our five-arm chandelier in the hallway.
All in white and with roses of course!
Nice with the rose filet crochet curtains...
Can you imagine that we moved it all the way from our home in Italy, across the Atlantic Ocean in one piece?
That means, nothing broken as it does consist of different pieces for building together...
Italians are quite some artists!
Our three-arm chandelier in the kitchen.
Roses against the rose filet crocheted curtains that I made for our bay window.
Horchow had one in their catalog in the 90s...
That made us even appreciate ours more so...
And, frankly speaking we like ours with the roses better too!


15 comments:

  1. How lovely to have reminders of Veneto in your everyday life, especially bespoke pieces.

    I have an iron candle chandelier that was made to order for us in Denmark and it has always had a special place in my heart.

    Anna

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  2. oh, der ist aber sehr schön! der würde mir auch gefallen :-)

    einen schönen tag und liebe grüße!
    nora

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  3. Hallo Mariette,
    wie schön, dass ihr in Limburg gutes Wetter hattet. Bestimmt hast du Fotos mitgebracht. Der Leuchter ist fantastisch. Ich wußte gar nicht, dass in Bassano auch Keramikwerkstätten sind, ich kenne die Stadt nur für ihren Grappa. Aber ein sehr schönes Städtchen ist das. Der Leuchter ist wirklich eine Pracht und mit den Rosen gefällt er mit natürlich nochmal so gut.
    Liebe Grüße, Johanna

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  4. ciao mariette, è molto bello !!!!!!!!!!!!! un bacione lory

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  5. Beautiful Chandeliers. Love the curtains.
    Love to your, Ginger

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  6. E' meraviglioso!!!! Bacioni,Anna.

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  7. Prachtig hoor jullie hanglampen!
    Leuk met die roosjes!
    Fijne dag!
    Nicole

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  8. Ich sage dazu nur TRAUMHAFT!!! und die Rosenhäkelgardine im Hintergrund auch ;-) Soetwas liebe ich ja!!!

    LG Lea

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  9. Hij is prachtig Mariette, geniet je een beetje van je vakantie?

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  10. Wat is ie mooi !! vermaak je je een beetje????....liefs van mij....xxx..

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  11. How beautiful!! I love the roses. They are so pretty. I think white is the best choice - very elegant!

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  12. The chandelier is gorgeous, and I love the roses on it...adds a special touch. Jess went to Italy a couple of years ago, and loved everything about it - the people, the culture, the food. The chandelier would be so pretty in pink too.
    ~Sheri at Red Rose Alley

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  13. Oh Mariette,
    Your chanelier is simply gorgeous. I love it. What a wonderful treasure to own and enjoy from Italy.
    It looks lovely with you lavec curtains in the background.

    Have a wonderful weekend.
    XOXO Celestina Marie

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  14. Your chandelier is gorgeous... and what a fabulous price...Italian work is so classic...I'm renovating so now i'm dreaming of your magnificent ceramic lights...ENJOY ...Thanks for visiting " The Grand Lady " ..Please do come again for tea....HUGS

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