Baby showers are an exciting occasion for any growing family. They provide a way to celebrate the arrival of a new baby and offer keepsakes that will be appreciated by the family for years to come and help prepare for the arrival of their little one.
Known for over 40 years as the pioneer of silver gifts, Salisbury is beloved for its classic designs and unique catalog. From children’s toys and silver to fine drinkware for adults, the vast possibilities are only further enhanced by the addition of an engraved message.
The Beatles may have had it right when they sang, “All you need is love”. Yet, Valentine’s Day is that chance to remind those we love and who love us back that we’re thankful to have them in our lives.
The holidays are upon us and because this year has been a doozy, holiday cheer is exactly what we need to close it out. Though many of the holidays we’ve celebrated this year have been stifled under quarantine mandates, the loosening of restrictions have come just in time.
Father’s Day is quickly approaching. Have you thought of what you’re going to get Dad this year? Father’s Day may be a little different this year, but that shouldn’t stop you from celebrating Dad the way he deserves.
Dads can be hard to shop for. That’s why we’ve compiled a collection of gift ideas, based on Dad’s unique personality and interests. These are gifts he’s really going to want and appreciate. We’ve got something for the handyman dad. We’ve got something your sentimental dad will treasure for the rest of his life. And of course, we’ve got the high-quality gear your sports and grill-loving dad needs for Fourth of July and game day. View Full Article…
The weather is getting warmer, the days are getting longer, and there’s a hint of Spring in the air. Unfortunately, in light of the recent “shelter in place” orders sweeping the nation, the chances of you celebrating the shift in seasons with your friends in-person are very low. In these unprecedented times, we have to do what we must to stay healthy… and SANE!
As you pick that perfect pendant or those gorgeous silver earrings that sparkle as they catch the light, know that you are part of a special tradition. Silver has been the metal of choice for jewelry and tableware for, well, thousands of years. In fact, a recent archaeological dig in Israel uncovered a 3,200-year-old cache of silver that included 5 hoop earrings.
A Brief History in Silver
Silver was first unearthed in Greece and Turkey in 3,000 B.C., and, even then, its discoverers worked to refine it to a purer form through a process called cupellation where they heated the raw metal and blew air over it. Modern popularity began in 1492 when Spanish Conquistadors found rich lodes of silver in South America. Between 1500 and 1800, most silver came from Mexico, Bolivia, and Peru. The first major silver strike in the United States came in 1857 when miners struck the Comstock Lode in Nevada.View Full Article…
You’ve probably heard of the Liberty Bell, but have you heard of the Liberty Bowl? Not the college football game played in Memphis, Tennessee, but an actual bowl made of silver. This may sound weird, but the production of the Liberty Bowl was a dangerous act of sedition, so much so that its creator, Paul Revere, never mentioned it in any of his business or private papers for fear of retribution. And, yes, you heard right, Paul Revere, that famous night rider.
Some customs have clear logic behind them, while others are more obscure. Waving hello makes sense as a way of getting someone’s attention, but why, for instance, do we shake hands as a greeting? With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching and millions of romantic dinners to be had in its name, many may be wondering why do we toast drinks at special occasions. View Full Article…