The homes of famous British authors set the scene for these charming cards.
These small fabric sculptures are like the love child of Andy Warhol and Claes Oldenburg.
The mysterious beauty of the sea meets glittering stone in this dazzling creation.
This Valentine’s Day, express your feelings in lovely longhand.
Inspired by midcentury hankies with secret messages, these silky beauties bear a message of support and encouragement.
Blossoms bloom and fade. The relationship that endures embraces the thorns.
Bedecked with stars and destined to hold treasures, this small creation also carries a memory of childhood.
Was this beautiful ring given to a woman who had a child in June 1883 — a Victorian “push present”?
This striking mixed media piece combines two traditional ideas — the reliquary and the tear catcher — to evoke grief, loss and remembrance.
A whimsical stumpwork embroidery piece is inspired by the technical charm of patent art.
Washed up on the shore, these worn fragments hint at the stories of lost eras.
For its creator, this piece evokes the tranquillity of transparency and acceptance.
This rare and collectible cup helped teach the art of tasseography — reading fortunes in tea leaves.
The traditions of blacksmiths and woodworkers combine in a set of tools that transcends mere utility.
This traditional treat involves many ingredients, weeks of preparation, water, fire and whiskey, but no plums!
This folk art treasure was an accidental discovery at a Texas estate sale, proof that it pays to trust your eye.
A team effort and a few lightening bolts inspired the creation of a radically unique Menorah.
This haunting image evokes both simple and complex feelings, which was the aim of the photographer who captured it.
This amazing vintage plaything bears the name of a French dentist-turned-puppeteer.
The tiny figures adorning this wreath include holiday figures and a menagerie of fantastic animals. (And they were cast from antique candy molds!)
The strange symbols on these clever dessert plates doubled as an after-dinner puzzle to amuse 19th century dinner party guests.