Monday 27 September 2010

A bit of fun

from jarjade on Ebay

Several acorn pieces have caught my attention lately, during my on line quests for tasty bits of vintage fashions.
They vary period wise, spanning from the 30s to the 50s (the ones pictured here), and also differ in terms of the material they are made of: celluloid, Bakelite, wood, leather, porcelain or metal.
In spite all these differences, they have a great common trait: they never fail to bring a smile to my lips. I thought I'd share them with you.
They are so much fun and a perfect choice if you're after a "conversational" piece. Can't wait to find my perfect acorn this autumn!

Some of the examples pictured are still available for purchase, others have already found happy homes :)

from myclosetshelf on Etsy

from getreadygo2 on Ebay

from marcy13 on Ebay

from VillaDiZuZu on Etsy

from halsll on Ebay

from vintagewaresplus on Ebay

from dmanson101 on Ebay

from theriverdreamer Ebay

from Frogandthescorpion on Etsy


  1. So many lovely things. I'm planning on making a few things from real acorns this year, if I can find any in London.

  2. these are great! fascinating to discover this was a popular theme across several decades! If you have trouble finding acorns, I could mail you some (they'd probably get stuck in customs, though ;))

  3. one of the sellers was saying to me that acorns carry a very positive connotation and give good energy, being a symbol of "huge potential".
    more reasons to love them then!