Mrs Goozeberry's Profile
I have always been fascinated by items from a bygone era and whilst reading a book about Georgian and Victorian Table etiquette I stumbled upon the overwhelming types of cutlery and tableware they used.
Today we usually have just one set of cutlery and maybe one for ‘best’ when the in-laws come around; but in the past they had an item of cutlery for anything and everything from an tiny egg spoon to an Asparagus Tongs, a fruit knife to a Berry Ladle ( My prized possession is a 19th century silver plated sandwich scissors!) These no longer have a place in the modern home but it saddened me that they would be left idle in a dusty box under the stairs, it was this that prompted me to rejuvenate these once loved possessions into items that would be treasured once more.
I have spent the last 8 years in a ‘career break’ from management while I bring up my…
- Joined October 15, 2009