Categories / Homeware, Junkshop Gems

American Pressed Glass Hen Dish

Fans of kitsch Americana should take a look at these Pressed Glass Hen Dishes from Retropolitan.

The dishes are a new production line, but made from original pressed glass molds from the 1940's-1960's using the original techniques and colours for producing this type of glassware. The colours have a jewel-like quality as they catch and reflect the light; perfect for adding some retro glamour to your tableware.

You could go for pink, limelight or grape and the dishes cost £21.95 each – take a closer look here.

Categories / Events, Junkshop Gems

Andrews of Arcadia at the Port Eliot Festival

Andrews of Arcadia, purveyor of angling paraphenalia and curios, will be hosting a Tented Installation of Vintage Fishing Tackle for the Soul at this years Port Eliot Festival in Cornwall.

Angling aficionado, John Andrews sells his collection of vintage fishing tackle each Thursday at Spitalfields Market in London and via his website. His tented installation at the Port Eliot Festival promises all kinds of aquatic treats; browse angling curiosities of the past, borrow a book from "The Lost Angling Library of Arcadia", watch silent angling films or hire a rod and reel to simply go and fish.

Find out more here.

Categories / Junkshop Gems

Upcycled Vintage Silver Spoon Ring from The Old Cinema

  Silverspoon ring
Whether you were born with a silver spoon in your mouth or not, you can wear one on your finger, upcycled into one of these beautiful Silver Spoon Rings from The Old Cinema.

Vintage silver-plated spoons have been reworked into one-off rings with the decorative characteristics of the spoon handle becoming the focal point of a unique piece of jewellery which reinvents dated silverware and gives it a new lease of life.

The rings cost £20 each from The Old Cinema here.

Categories / Design and Interior Design, Junkshop Gems

Trainspotters NYC Walk/Don’t Walk Street Signs

An amazing opportunity to own a piece of New York iconography comes in the shape of these original Walk/Don't Walk Street Signs from industrial salvage specialists Trainspotters.

These classic signs have never been used as they were in storage when the decision was taken in 1999 to decomission this style of sign and replace it with an LED graphic version. Made of cast aluminum and vandal-proof glass (and weighing a hefty 6.8kg) the signs have been fitted with new circuitry and flash at timed intervals. They can be either wall-mounted or suspended.

Owning a piece of NYC history will set you back a hefty £925 + VAT. Find out more here.