Thursday, September 3, 2009

VTT

Better late than never! This week I have baby Matthew a couple of days so I am a little behind.
I actually found a couple of cool things last week for VTT, but there is much more to be seen by checking out Colorado Lady's website where all the other participants are listed.
I was complaining that I never found the kind of worthwhile purchase other VTT'ers do, when I happened to roam through Heirloom's for Hospice.

They have a lot of really nice stuff & I spotted these darling little crystal mugs for $2 each. I couldn't pass them up at that price so here they are ! Only about 3" tall so I wonder what they are supposed to hold? Maybe they are punch cups left from a set?They look about right size for a baby but way too delicate-& dangerous!

I probably should photograph them on a dark background but the runner they rest on is also vintage, one from my Grandma's linens.
OK here's a better pic. I just took shows them a little clearer-any suggestions as to their history/ intended use?
As I continued to browse through the store I spotted this tiny treasure, I think it was $1.

It looks as if the mark on the bottom says "Taiwan" but it is very sweet & since I have broken my crystal ring holder it will make a suitable replacement.

12 comments:

JEWELGIRL said...

Sounds like a wonderful store with nice treasures for a great cause. I think the
ring holder is cute with the roses on it!

Coloradolady said...

I love your ring holder, I had one similar back years ago, and have no idea what became of it. You got a sweet deal on the cups, they don't look like punch cups to me, they really are beautiful. Have a great weekend and a great VTT!

~~Carol~~ said...

I like your little ring holder! I have one similar to it, but I can't find it! It got lost in the move 15 years ago, I guess! Those cups are sweet too. Maybe shot glasses? But they don't normally have handles. Hmmm. All I know is that they are darling! Enjoy them!

Elizabeth said...

Maybe they're demitasse cups.

marian said...

they are very sweet :)

PlantSomeRoots@Lakewood said...

Well, you can't complain about your great finds. Nice!
Thanks for sharing!
Living it up Lakewood,
Cindy

racheld said...

Those little mugs just glisten---I can feel their weight from here. Just lovely.

Thanks for dropping in!!
rachel

I just noticed that my secret word is "GOOSE." Is that the standard for first-timers?

Ruby said...

You had me looking on ebay/google for clear glass. I know Federal, Atlas and others put out quite a bit. Some fancy and others plain. I, of course, love it all. The cups could very well be demitasse, punch cups or part of one of those snack sets. I even saw a sale for shot glasses with handles. :0

Thanks for sharing

farmlady said...

Very nice! That little ring holder is really cute. Happy VTT to you.

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Sorry if this causes you any problems.
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