*NEW* items of stock have been listed on the website, some under each category. Some of them are shown here!Most of the items listed here on the website can be found at the shop – feel free to pop in and view them.I’ve also added new items to my eBay listings: https://www.ebay.co.uk/usr/sarahjones-antiquesartscuriosI hope you like them, […]
Here are details of the opening hours for the shop over the two weeks of the festive season (see poster above).All visitors to the shop on Saturday 23rd December and Christmas eve will be treated to mince pies and mulled wine (details in poster below)So feel free to pop in and say hello.
Brrr… There’s a definite nip in the air, time to sweep the chimney, brush the hearth, and set the fire.In the shop we have a variety of accessories for your fireplace, from coal scuttles and log baskets, to pokers and shovels.Practical, stylish, decorative…and selling fast!
As promised, mystery object for November 2017.Happy guessing… 🙂
Last month’s mystery object (October 2017) was a donkey stone.This was a new one on me and resulted in a bit of research:According to Wikipedia (and other reliable sources) a donkey stone was ‘a type of scouring block, used mostly in the mill towns of the north of England to clean stone steps’ see en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donkey_stone for more […]
‘As a matter of fact I have, though I can’t see what business it is of yours.’ This is one of my favourite retorts to an innocent remark, and always makes me titter!Now the clocks have gone back, days are getting shorter, and there is a chill in the air, it’s time to think about […]
Here is mystery object for October 2017.Last month’s object was a pair of hand shearers.Happy guessing…
I’ve not been able to find an object in the shop that has enough mystery about it as previous objects, so this month the mystery is to identify an object from a close up of just part of it.The only clue I will give is that it’s in the shop!Happy guessing…
A bit late in the month, but I’ve only just remembered to devise this month’s mystery object.This object might might have an obvious use, but today someone came into the shop and suggested a different use, which actually prompted me to consider removing it from the shop and taking home to use it there! So […]
Yesterday (Sunday 9th July 2017), was the day of Saving Yorkshire’s Dogs (SYD) charity Summer dog show. I took a stand at the show and also sponsored one of the show classes: Best Vintage class for dogs over 14 years of age. I thought it appropriate from the ‘antique and vintage’ point of view, but […]