Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Kitsch n Sink Idea: Collecting Vintage Wooden Ring Holders

Today's Kitsch n Sink Retro Find: A Vintage Wooden Ring Holder: Don't Lose Your Ring Down The Drain

If you really want to be a terrific retro housewife, than you need to find a vintage wooden ring holder to place next to your sink to hold your rings. This way your rings will never go down the drain when you are washing dishes.

Reminders On Some Ring Holders

Often in the shape of a coffee or tea pot , the one shown here has a dutch boy and girl decal on a glossy wooden novelty coffee pot. It is three inches tall. Other similar ring holders might be painted a solid color with a little label or sign which might read:

"Let me hold your
rings for you
while dishes or
washing you do"

Lift The Lid Off To Reveal The Wooden Ring Spindle

The lid would lift off to reveal a wooden spindle inside the "coffee pot" which would hold your ring(s) in place.

These photos are from the wonderful collection of

C. Dianne Zweig is the author of Hot Kitchen & Home Collectibles of the 30s, 40s, 50s and Hot Cottage Collectibles for Vintage Style Homes. She is also the Editor of Iantiqueonline.com an actively growing internet based resource community for people who buy, sell or collect antiques, collectibles and art. You can find Dianne’s fabulous retro and vintage kitchen, home and cottage collectibles at The Collinsville Antiques Company of New Hartford, CT, a 22,000 feet antique emporium with an in-house retro cafĂ©.

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  1. Hi Dianne ~~ thank you, AGAIN! I have a little something to send to you.....so drop me an email with your address, if that is ok.

    smiles to you,

  2. I love those! I have only been lucky enough to find one. They surely are sweet.