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Unexpected Treasures: The Case of The Crystal Goblet

October 31, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

We’re back with another installment in our sporadic series, Unexpected Treasures, which looks at reader belongings. Today’s treasure: the case of the crowned goblet. Penny E. tells us that the Czech crystal goblet (which measures approximately 3 1/2 inches in diameter and is 9 inches tall) was purchased by her father wen he was in [...]

Unexpected Light Saber

September 4, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

The Scallop Lamp takes obvious inspiration from sea shells and is quite an interesting design. Besides being a floor lamp for ornamental purposes, it doubles up as a flashlight! The top projection detaches to become the handy torch during lights-out. Now that’s what I call really clever designing! It looks chic, has dual purpose and [...]