Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Scenes in Silver

Beautiful silver items; trinkets to some treasures to others (me…!); with just a little bit of  the right lighting I hope to make these silver collectibles into a short sequence for an post!

Candle In Water

Floating Candles in

Ornate Silver Pedestal Platter

Candle In Water b

What a precious metal; conductive for heat and electricity, and so highly valued for jewelry, tableware, and other ornaments it also gets used in coins (of course), photography, dental applications and in soldering (just don’t ask me to)…

Waffle Maker

 Waffle Maker; Pretty Display

Waffle Maker, Open 

Picked this sunshine rose from my backyard and dropped it right in…

Orange Flwr 

Vintage Silver Creamer

Orange Flwr w bskt 




  1. Oh I love silver treasures too Donatella and yours are so lovely!! I really love your floating candles, how pretty!! Thank you for sharing these gorgeous photos! Wishing you a wonderful week ~ Tina xx

  2. beeeee uatiful. I responded toyour fun post Thanks for including me!
    Love the silver.

  3. Very pretty treasures you have there! Makes me want to go hunting in the back of my cabinets, hoping to find something I've forgotten about!

  4. Pretty pieces! I just love the floating candles in the footed bowl!

  5. Wooowwww Dona..........that waffle maker !! i really like it what a beauty !!!!

    Very pretty treasures you have there!!

    Happy happy day ..........enjoy hugs from me Ria

  6. Donatella, such lovely silver bits. Love how you mix them up!


  7. I just love the big rose in the container - what impact! Jennifer jennsthreegraces

  8. I love when I see someone else use old silver. I am at the moment inbetween blogging, painting the inside of a silver platter with chalk board paint. I saw the idea in a different blog and I am making them for my children.

  9. Donatella, that rose in the teapot definitely stole the show !
    Have a nice day!!

  10. love love LOVE the creamer!! The flower just looks so wow in it :)

  11. I am starting to collect old waffle irons when I find them. They used to be so beautiful!!! I love all your silver!

  12. Hi Donatella!! Love the rose in the teapot, very lovely!!! Wish you a happy weekend!! Zaira

  13. Hi Donatella! Love your silver collection! The waffle iron is to die for!
    Happy Earth Day!
    Health and happiness,

  14. What lovely images Donatella.
    Hope you're having a great week.

  15. Gorgeous, gorgeous - as your blog always is! :)

  16. I haven't floated candles in ever so long! You've set a fire under me now. I must do so. And set them outside on one of the tables to glow in the dark.

  17. What a great idea with the floating candles and oh my, that rose is just exquisite! Love that color! Your silver really sets it off!

  18. I found you through Brenda's blog & thought I'd stop by~glad I did! The color of that rose is stunning! I too love silver and am in the process of searching out just the perfect silverware pieces for a collection~wish me luck!

  19. Donatella,
    What an adorible Waffle Iron. I make them
    from scratch. I have a new iron,that is so cute and much smaller I bet. Have you notices how every thing got bigger.
    That's why America's FAT. I found some tiny muffin pans.


  20. Wow, you even made a waffle iron look glam!
    Good job!

    Have a wonderful weekend!

  21. I love those floating candles and the silver bowl just makes them more beautiful. I had no idea waffle irons came with a silver outside!!

    Thanks for visiting and following my blog. I am returning the favor and following you now!

  22. Such sweet sober stylish pictures, Donatella. Wishing you a sweet silver sunny Saturday & Sunday! xoxo

  23. Those floating candles are sooo beautiful! Just stopping by to wish you a lovely weekend!!

    Hugs, Kristin

  24. Hi Donatella...

    I'm following your blog!

    your photos are great! thanks for sharing!

    ciao bella
    creative carmelina

  25. Donatella you have a gift for finding and making beautiful treasures.I like the the candles floating in water on that pretty tray.Trish

  26. I love silver too!! The pedestal platter with candles is wonderful. What a great centerpiece it could be!! Thanks for stopping by my blog...Claire

  27. Hi Donna!

    I thought I should come over and introduce myself. I'm on of Lulu's girls. :) Happy to meet you! I adore silver. I almost never polish mine. I love it looking old!

  28. Thanks for the comment on my blog. I'll be following the doings around here! My two silver candlesticks are "patina-ed," to put it lightly.

  29. ciao donna! thanks for jumping on board over at mine...don't even get me started about that rose from you garden in that old silver teapot! i just have to go back to some older posts now with my cup of tea and look some the photo of you with you sister too
    melissa x

  30. You truly ooze with loveliness. :)

    I just wanted to thank you for your friendship and support. Your hugs have been felt in my little corner of the world...and I am much stronger because of it.


  31. Love silver so much, it makes everything so elegant. That waffle iron is crazy, I've never seen anything like it!

  32. your silver displays are just delightful! :)

  33. Beautiful!! Love to use floating candles ~

  34. thank you for stopping by my blog! love a new friend! your blog is beautiful...and I never polish silver! beautiful photos!!

  35. I love the rose in the creamer, so sweet, delicate and original. A great post. Wishing you happiness, Katherine

  36. Ooooooooo, love the patina on old silver! So romantic!
    Happy week to you, Donatella!

  37. Hi Donna: Thank you for visiting and following my blog. I am happy to now find your blog to follow. I too love old silver. The orphans...tarnished, scratched, dented...they are still lovely pieces to me. Your Sunshine rose is delicious! Happy collecting...

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  39. I love the rose you picked from your garden.


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