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Issue 30 · London Townhouses · July 30, 2009

Shopper's Diary: Ancient Industries Online Shop

Issue 30 · London Townhouses · July 30, 2009

One of my favorite blogs is Ancient Industries, written by Megan Wilson. Wilson (who has a cameo in today's NY Times) is a book jacket designer by day with a sideline as an online "purveyor of traditional household good and clothing, useful objects from the British Isles, Europe, and America that have been in production for decades, centuries, and millennia."

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Above: Iris Hantverk Dust Pan Brush ("there is a notable lack of plastic in their construction"); $25.

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Above: Enamel Dust Pan, "made by the Riess family in Austria for over 200 years"; $35.

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Above: Medium (four-cup) Brown Betty Teapot, "handmade in Stoke-on-Trent for over 200 years"; $30.

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Above: Tea Cozy, "hand-knitted in Devon with wool gathered from that quintessentially English animal, the llama"; $45.



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