Monthly Archives September 2015

Aran Sweater in Duel Survival TV Show

What better way to show off your quality wool knitwear than to get a piece shown on a major tv show. Dual Survival. a show on the Discovery Channel,  shows survival expert Cody Lundin wearing one of our blackberry & cable knit aran sweaters. We sell many sweaters as movie props but have yet to notice any in films. 100% wool sweaters have many great properties and wool itself is considered one of nature’s super materials. Wool has the ability to shed water/sweat away from the skin which keeps your warm in the winter but also oddly cool in the
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History of Pewter

A Summary of the Nature and History of Pewter Pewter is a blend of metals made up primarily of tin with the remainder being copper, alimony, bismuth, and lead in various amounts. This blend of metals is called an alloy and the percentage of tin in pewter alloy is typically 90% or greater in modern pewter, although it can be as little as 51%. The alloy nature of pewter allows it to readily be crafted into countless items, from jewelry and decorative figurines to dinnerware, statues, collectibles, and many other things. The metals that comprise pewter are not ideal to
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Ireland Research – Idetification, geography, history, food, economy

Identification. The Republic of Ireland (Poblacht na hÉireann in Irish, although commonly referred to as Éire, or Ireland) occupies five-sixths of the island of Ireland, the second largest island of the British Isles. Irish is the common term of reference for the country’s citizens, its national culture, and its national language. While Irish national culture is relatively homogeneous when compared to multinational and multicultural states elsewhere, Irish people recognize both some minor and some significant cultural distinctions that are internal to the country and to the island. In 1922 Ireland, which until then had been part of the United Kingdom of
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