Bedfordshire Maltese Bobbin Lace Antique Lace – Bedfordshire Maltese Bobbin Lace. The collar shown above is from the second half 19th C. Bedfordshire Lace originates from the 19th C and was made in Bedfordshire, UK. This style of lace Continue reading Bedfordshire Maltese Bobbin Lace
Antique Lace – Guipure Lace. The lace making industry of the town of Le Puy and the surrounding area had suffered a decline. The industry started making a come back in the 1820’s and 1830’s. Manufacturers started producing a black Continue reading Antique Lace – Guipure Lace
Brief History of Lace and Lace Making This brief history of lace and lace making goes back several centuries but this is a very brief outline. However, we do not have a definite date as to when lace originated in Continue reading Brief History of Lace and Lace Making
Lace bobbins have always been a fascination for me, the picture to the left is a selection from my own collection, they are on my lace pillow creating the lace shown here. There is so much history and folklore surrounding Continue reading Beads and Lace Bobbins – What are Spangles?