RootsOfYou

Vintage Goods from Ancestral Places

Twickenham, United Kingdom | 48 Sales

RootsOfYou

Vintage Goods from Ancestral Places

Twickenham, United Kingdom 48 Sales On Etsy since 2010

5 out of 5 stars (12)

Announcement   Welcome to RootsOfYou Ancestral Vintage Goods. Vintage cookbooks, herbal medicine books, linens (tea towels, doilies, handkerchiefs), crochet, jewelery, buttons, hosiery and ephemera. All vintage items are sourced by me personally from around the world, especially in the US and UK.

So many of us suffer from a feeling of ‘disconnection’ from ourselves, nature, our communities - and our ancestors! I’ve been rescuing special vintage items for over 15 years. Not just regular old stuff - these items have a quality that speaks to me in a way I can’t describe. They are tactile. Grounded in a sense of place. Filled with stories. By using authentic vintage items, sourced from our ancestral places, we can connect to our roots and our ancestors. Plus - they look fantastic and are just fun!

Please note these are authentic vintage items. That means they have often been used before, and all have been stored for a long time! Since I’ve obtained the items, they are in a smoke-free, pet-free house - however, I can’t say how they were stored previously. Please visit my FAQ for description of vintage quality grades, and message me if you have questions about a specific item.

Not sure how to find what you need? You can shop by category below this section to the left. Or if you're on mobile you can use the "Sections" drop down menu to search.

Follow me on Facebook to hear about deals, promotions and new vintage finds on a regular basis, I'd love to 'see' you there!
https://www.facebook.com/amandacook.me/

Follow me on Instagram for pictures of my own ancestral wanderings around the UK and Europe, as well as new vintage finds, lots of foraging and wild plants, and behind-the-scenes insights!
https://www.instagram.com/amandacook.me/

You can also find me here:
https://amandacook.me/

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Last updated on Jul 31, 2018

Welcome to RootsOfYou Ancestral Vintage Goods. Vintage cookbooks, herbal medicine books, linens (tea towels, doilies, handkerchiefs), crochet, jewelery, buttons, hosiery and ephemera. All vintage items are sourced by me personally from around the world, especially in the US and UK.

So many of us suffer from a feeling of ‘disconnection’ from ourselves, nature, our communities - and our ancestors! I’ve been rescuing special vintage items for over 15 years. Not just regular old stuff - these items have a quality that speaks to me in a way I can’t describe. They are tactile. Grounded in a sense of place. Filled with stories. By using authentic vintage items, sourced from our ancestral places, we can connect to our roots and our ancestors. Plus - they look fantastic and are just fun!

Please note these are authentic vintage items. That means they have often been used before, and all have been stored for a long time! Since I’ve obtained the items, they are in a smoke-free, pet-free house - however, I can’t say how they were stored previously. Please visit my FAQ for description of vintage quality grades, and message me if you have questions about a specific item.

Not sure how to find what you need? You can shop by category below this section to the left. Or if you're on mobile you can use the "Sections" drop down menu to search.

Follow me on Facebook to hear about deals, promotions and new vintage finds on a regular basis, I'd love to 'see' you there!
https://www.facebook.com/amandacook.me/

Follow me on Instagram for pictures of my own ancestral wanderings around the UK and Europe, as well as new vintage finds, lots of foraging and wild plants, and behind-the-scenes insights!
https://www.instagram.com/amandacook.me/

You can also find me here:
https://amandacook.me/

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    Amanda is a botanical explorer obsessed with tracing our ancestral roots. She is American, living in London, UK. Her vintage finds are sourced from her travels around the world - especially in England, France and the USA.

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Last updated on Apr 6, 2018
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Vintage Condition Guide

The items I sell are authentic vintage unless otherwise specified in an individual listing. This means they are at least 25 years old! Even if an item is in original packaging, it has been stored for many years, and will not be in a brand-new condition. Here are the condition guidelines I use to estimate the condition of an item:

Near Mint: Like new, no flaws to report.

Excellent: Has been worn, no flaws to report.

Very Good: Noted minor flaws, easily repairable or already repaired.

Good: Noted minor flaws, most likely repairable.

Fair: Multiple noted flaws, some significant, possibly repairable.

Poor: Damaged

Please message me if you have questions about a specific item.