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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/2018/03/1978-pjc-vedders-modern-mushroom.html

Saturday, October 20, 2012

{1899 Roses & Cupid - A Dream in Silver}

Have you ever visited Replacements Ltd., in Greensboro, North Carolina? That is a heaven for China, Chrystal and Silver. Both of us went there several times and three years ago, Pieter and I did also visit their beautiful display in the store. More like a museum. We came across this antique dresser set from 1899: Roses & Cupid - A Dream in Silver... Have a look below.
From the Hearts & Flowers Sterling, by Mauser 1899
Look at those roses with cupid...
Not easy to photograph through the glass...
Have you ever been there? 
It is an incredible, huge 500,000 square foot facility for their 13,000,000 pieces.

10 comments:

  1. Liebe Mariette,

    das ist wie ein schöner Traum!

    Alles Liebe

    Elisabeth

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  2. Liebe Mariette,
    wieder zeigst du uns eine wundervolle Kostbarkeit - einfach herrlich anzusehen -

    nein ich wohne nicht in der Nähe von Venlo - das war nur ein Ausflug -

    lg. Ruth

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  3. Hello Mariette, Wow, they must have to have tremendous security for all that silver. Almost like a silver Fort Knox.
    --Road to Parnassus

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  4. Dearest Mariette,
    Wow, "A Dream in Silver" truly gorgeous and must be really worth visiting♡♡♡
    I've never seen hairbrush and comb have silver-handle(^^;) Thank you very much for the pictures, I enjoyed them so much♬♬♬ 
    Love you always from Japan, xoxo Miyako*

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  5. Lieve Mariette,

    Voor de echte liefhebbers zal er meer dan genoeg te zien én te koop zijn op al die vierkanten meters. Denk dat velen ogen tekort komen én geld te weinig hebben, zeker in deze tijd.

    Fijne weekeind en lieve groeten!!
    Ger

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  6. Hello Mariette, WoW! that beautiful set of vanity! as we see the silver metal is one of the most attractive out there, I prefer to decorate, and is that things remain with that air antiques, these pieces are dreamy! Mariette hugs! Rose M

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  7. Wat een mooie spullen zijn er in deze winkel te koop Mariette. Ik kan mij voorstellen dat jullie je ogen hebben uitgekeken.

    Een fijne zondag!

    Madelief x

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  8. Oh my, look at the detail! They are so amazingly beautiful! I've never been to Greensboro but if I do, I gotta visit there!

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  9. Such craftsmanship! My grandmother had a similar set, and I remember her stroking her hair advising 100 strokes per night. <3

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  10. Wow, Mariette! Such wonderful detais!

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