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Eye On Design: 19th Century Whale Oil Lamps

glass oil lamps photo by gail worley
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This collection of decorative glass whale oil lamps (1850 – 1900, artists unknown) are made from a variety of materials including pressed and free-blown glass, marble, brass tin and other metals. During the 1840s, considered the peak of whale commerce, US ships set sail from New England ports, hunting diverse whale species across oceans from the western arctic to Brazil. Continue reading Eye On Design: 19th Century Whale Oil Lamps

Pink Thing of The Day: Pink Cowboy Boot Candle

pink cowboy boot candle photo by gail worley
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The weird thing about elaborate, decorative candles is that they are often too fancy to burn — their main purpose, I’m sure we can all agree —  even if they are made of wax and have a wick sticking out of them. Such is the case with this adorable Pink Cowboy Boot Candle from the Davie Ocho Candle CompanyContinue reading Pink Thing of The Day: Pink Cowboy Boot Candle