A wonderful hand made pendant and chain with two large oval stones set in sterling silver in an Arts and Crafts style. Hand Made chain. Hook closure. Marked 925 on the back of the bottom stone. Warm patina, very nice condition.
Location: San Antonio, TX
Date made: Vintage
Dimensions: Pendant measures 3 5/8" long and 1 1/2" across. Each side of the chain measures about 9 1/2" long.
"Have you written your column yet?" Leigh Ann asked on Sunday afternoon as we were driving over to our local Ace Hardware store.
"No," I explained, "but I'm expected something extraordinary to happen any minute now."
Now, turning me loose in an Ace Hardware store on a Sunday afternoon is almost guaranteed to give someone a story to tell ("The strangest man came up to me in the store today," she said to her family over...
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As a historian, it's always fun to stumble across information that runs counter to popular belief.
Realizing, for instance, that William Morris did not invent the Morris chair. He just named Philip Webb's invention after himself. (And Webb was his friend!) Webb may not have protested too loudly, however, for he had 'borrowed' the idea from Ephraim Colman in rural Sussex and taken his version to show Morris in London.
And the rest is history….