Inspiration: Tiffany Silverware

Inspiration: Tiffany Silverware

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Regina Yunghans
Jun 24, 2009

This silver is really quite special, with art nouveau patterns by Tiffany & Co. Now, we realize it's quite expensive, and this post isn't meant to advocate running out and purchasing these pieces. Rather, it's meant as a pause to simply enjoy these stunning works of functional art...

It amazes us what level of care, invention, and playfulness went into these utensils. Makes us want to introduce a little highly stylized flora and fauna (at a lower price point) into our own home.

FIRST ROW:

1 complete set of teaspoons, each with a different natural design (check out the spider pattern)
2 knife sharpener etched with a dragonfly pattern
3 delicate leaf pattern on a butter knife
4 bird on matching salad servers
5 fork set with various floral patterns

SECOND ROW:

6 flora knife handles
7 hand-hammered handle...
8 ...on a slotted spoon
9 turtles! absolutely wonderful

Images: Britannia Fine Antique Silver

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