• Karl Griesbaum music box and bird-shaped wind up key.

    Update! Karl Griesbaum Music Box Key is Found!

    December 2, 2019 by

    This week is going to be a short update because I was excited to record a video to show you guys. Remember when I wrote about the Karl Griesbaum musical bird box a couple weeks ago? And how I wrote I couldn’t find the key to the music box? Well, do I have exciting news!… Read more

  • A miniature amber coloured wood snuff bottle with a jade stopper.

    Miniature Wood Snuff Bottle

    November 25, 2019 by

    So. Snuff bottles. Small bottles that were used to carry snuff (a.k.a. powdered tobacco). This week, I decided to take a break from embroidery and focus on these handheld bottles. What is snuff? In a nutshell, snuff is finely ground tobacco. The powder is inhaled through the nose and delivers a nicotine kick. It is… Read more

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