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It’s Texas Time: All in the Details

It’s Texas Time: All in the Details

Did you listen in on our TikTok talk about the work of craftsmen in Tunstall, Staffordshire England? It’s a line of historical dinnerware commemorating the Texas Revolution and the US-Mexican War called “Texian Campaigne”. It’s one of the most sought-after Staffordshire patterns to this day.   The potters used six colors: blue (the most common), brown,...

August 13, 2021August 13, 2021
Not My First Rodeo

Not My First Rodeo

The first professional rodeo took place on July 4, 1883, in Pecos, Texas. “Professional,” meaning that it was the first rodeo to award prizes to contestants. But where did the sport come from? Surely, it did not appear overnight. To answer this question, we need to look back much farther than the 19th century. It...

August 6, 2021August 11, 2021