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Kutahya ceramics and Armenians

Kütahya ceramics and the international Armenian trade networks This article is fascinating read and great information resource about famous Kutahya ceramics and the influence of Armenians. Read the full article at : http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/journals/research-journal/issue-03/kutahya-ceramics-and-international-armenian-trade-networks/

Handmade for kids

I'm sure you love unique and handmade items. Check out this lovely collection of handmade items for kids by Etsy members. Always of the highest quality and so unique. On pinterest check out this new collection which would be updated often. http://pinterest.com/bestsources/handmade-for-kids/ Here is some selection - please click on the above link to see the whole collection: Source: etsy.com via Best on Pinterest Source: etsy.com via Best on Pinterest Source: etsy.com via Best on Pinterest If you are on pinterest, post a comment. We would love to follow hear from you  and follow your collections.

New year's checklist

I bet you didn't get to find time to focus and take some time to think about what you like to accomplish in 2012. Don't worry, here is a very creative person who has done it all for you. The questions that you might like to ask, to help you with your 2012 resolutions. Unless you're quite happy the way things are and you don't find the need to do anything about it. Still, you might like to check out this list at: http://www.thefinancialblogger.com/20-life-changing-questions-for-2012/ perhaps you might be able to get few pointers. Everyday is a new day, as my grandmother used to say. "Ore nor, inke nor" Armenian saying, which means "with every new day, everything is new". So true, when we wake up in the morning we cannot predict what turns and twists await us. Of course we have an idea what the routines are, but there are moments and situations that take us by surprise. Like they say everyday is a present, as the day goes by we unfold the griftwrap

Various links to China Collectibles websites

Here is a selection of China collectors websites: This website is for whoever is interested in Hall China, it's history and collecting. It's located in East Liverpool, Ohio: http://www.hallchinacollectors.com/_sgg/f10000.htm  Red Wing collectors society website: http://www.redwingcollectors.org/   Other pottery websites: Dakota Stoneware Pottery Door Pottery Epharaim Pottery Maple City Pottery Red Wing Pottery Sales Red Wing Stoneware Company National Heisey Glass Museum located in Veterans Park in downtown Newark, Ohio, houses more than 4,500 pieces of glassware produced by the A. H. Heisey & Company in Newark from 1896-1957. Check out the Heisey Museum at: http://heiseymuseum.org/  Well known Wisconsin Pottery companies: http://www.wisconsinpottery.org/wis-hist.htm  http://www.ohioriverpottery.com/   Ohio River Pottery is American dinnerware identification website. Check out some active U.S. potteries: http://www.hlchina.com/ Homer Laughlin China Com

Eva Zeisel

  Eva Zeisel, Ceramic Artist and Designer, Dies at 105 By WILLIAM L. HAMILTON Published: December 30, 2011   http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/31/arts/design/eva-zeisel-ceramic-artist-and-designer-dies-at-105.html Check out Eva Zeisel organization's website to learn about Eva Zeisel, designer of china, porcelain and glass dinnerware and other fine housewares . : http://www.evazeisel.org/