From the Desk of Vonda Givens, Executive Director of the Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms
Crafting the Future Weekend at the Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms is just around the corner. Along with our 5th Annual Emerging Scholars Symposium and Crafting the Future Gala on Saturday, October 17, we’re getting ready for an Open House at the museum on Sunday, October 18 from 12-4 p.m.
This Open House will feature our special exhibition Live, Play, Eat:...
This is one of six pieces reissued by Stickley to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Roycroft Community. It is made of solid oak with copper hardware and is in a special "Centennial" finish.
Location: Tampa, Florida
Date made: 1996
Dimensions: H34 W40 D19 1/2
As a writer, I am often asked to do two things that I invariably regret.
Appear at a book signing, and give a talk.
Three decades ago I was living in Iowa City and running Knock On Wood Antique Repair and Restoration when my first book by that same name came out. My initial book signing took place that very night in Fitzpatrick's, an Irish bar owned by my buddy Gary just two doors down from my brick, two-story workshop on Gilbert Street. My friends were pretty...
Cobre makes a wide variety of hand-hammered copper gift items and home accents. Many have a historical reference such as Stickley, van Erp, and Roycroft.
"Is it signed?"
How often have we heard -- and asked -- that familiar question?
On a recent trek across North Carolina, I stopped at a couple of my favorite antiques shops along Interstate 40. While I really don't expect to find a great piece of Stickley, Grueby, or even Roycroft metalware tucked away in one of the popular interstate malls, I'm always reminded of one of several admonitions, such as "If you don't go, you don't know," or "He...