Category: Flatware Articles

Bright Cut Lettuce Fork

Antique Silver Lettuce Forks

Antique silver lettuce forks are fun to collect and use. Now obsolete, the lettuce fork was once offered with flatware services to the health-conscious and nature-loving Victorians. Fresh vegetables had become more readily available...

Knife History

Brief History Of The Knife

It has been mentioned in discussing the spoon, that knives were first fashioned out of stone. The close resemblance of some of them to modern knives indicates that types which are familiar to us...

Fork History

Brief History Of The Fork

While knives and spoons have such a venerable record that they cannot be attributed to any one place or time of origin, the introduction of the fork can be more definitely traced. The design...

Spoon History

Brief History Of The Spoon

 There is plenty of evidence that the people of very early times concentrated along the borders of the sea and large bodies of water. The shores of these waters provided shells which served as...

Columbia Tomato Server

1893 Columbia – Antique Silverplate Flatware

The 1893 Columbia silverplate flatware pattern was designed and produced by 1847 Rogers Bros. It was specifically designed for the 1893 Chicago Columbian Exposition to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Christopher Columbus’ discovery in...