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Antique Victorian Wax Flower Making Ornaments Book 1877
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129-yr-old Etchings & Instructions for Wax Flower Making

Spiral Bound Book Republication™

Originally published in 1877!

 

If you are the first to bid on this auction, using the buy-it-now option, YOU WIN! There' s no chance of being outbid! DON'T WAIT!

 

Up for bid is another marvelous Dakota Prairie Treasures Spiral Bound Book Republication™ of the original ''Victorian Wax Flower Making'' instructions! This item includes many steel plate etchings showing the wax flower art techniques used by experienced fancywork wax artists from the Victorian arts and crafts era. This information was originally published in 1877! (Original is NOT for sale)

 

Our new line of Spiral Bound Book Republications™ oh-so-conveniently lie flat while in use!

This is a unbelievably nice touch if you have every tried to read a pattern's instructions while your hands are full of your in progress project. As an avid needleworker myself my personal experience prompted my choice of spiral binding for it's ease-of-use alone. I bet you'll love it too!

 

This item is a great resource for those who are Victorian and Dickens historical reenactment enthusiasts, students of historical clothing, fiber and textile arts, etc!

 

This HISTORIC item contains etchings, instructions, diagrams, designs materials and fundamentals for creating a variety of wax work floral items. There are many, many ANTIQUE etchings of leaf templates and designs for a pleathora of wax flower ornaments with significant cultural andhistorical instructions included!

We will include current sources for wax coloring compounds and ready-made natural and colored wax sheets for the convienence of those who may not care to start from scratch... :)

This type of original information is seldom found on Atomic Mall or elsewhere! I was fortunate enough in my bibliomaniacal searching to run across this gem and am sharing with those who love the old arts as much as I!!!

These instructions are characteristic of the elegant and genteel art and craft projects our lady ancestors turned their hands to during the Victorian period and earlier! This is the perfect opportunity to purchase your own version of another wonderful creative art informational source revealing our heritage from early America and European!

A few quotes:

''Wax-flowers are beuatiful when well made and gracefully grouped, let the arrangement be what it may; whether a bouquet in a tasteful vase, choice collections clustered together in a pretty basket, or in some other form that a fine tast may devise ...we shall have the opportunity of describing the mode of forming most of the flowers that appear best in wax...''

What a historically educational and delightful art instructional piece this is!

 

Contents:

The Natural Easter Cross

Easter Cross of Flowers

Moss Rose (Pink)

White Rose

Salmon Pink Rose

Monthly Rose

Maiden's Blush Rose

Rose Buds

Sweet Peas

(Rose-pink, purple, scarlet, white and blue)

Pelargoniums

(Pink and white geraniums)

Fish Geraniums

(Scarlet, pink, white and salmon-colored)

The Pansy

(Purple, yellow, snow-white to blackish-purple)

Calla

Passion-Flowers

(White, blue, lavender and scarlet)

Passiflora

Forget-me-not

Wisteria

Rose Acacia

Locust

Honeysuckles

Yellow Trumpet

Monthly Honeysuckle

Lily-of-the-Valley

Camellia

Abutilon

(Chinese Bell Flower)

Convolvulus

(Morning Gloery)

Ivy

Dicentra

(Bleeding Heart)

Orange Blossoms

Coloea Scandens

(Blue Bell )

Tuberose

Fuchsia

Sweet Williams

Carnation Pinks

Salvia

Lilies

White Lily

Buds

Tiger Lily

Japan Lilies

California Lily

L. Lancifolium Rubrum

Auratum

L. Humboldtii

Richardia Alba Maculata

Calla Lily

L. Japonicum Longiflorum

L. Washingtonium

L. Chalcedonium

L. Excelsum

L. Speciosum Album

L. Pardalinium

Fynkias

Day Lilies

Narcissus

Jonquils

Polyanthus Narcissus

Trumpet Narcissus

Double Narcissus

Daffodil

Narcissus Poetica

Pheasant's Eye

Grape Hyacinth

Erythrina Crista Gala

Coral Plant

Clianthus Dampierii

Cyclamen

Tulips

Crown Imperial

Hyacinths

Scillas

Snow-drop

Pond Lilies

 

The ladies of earlier times put their hands to such marvelous work and now you can too! These are beautiful items and sure to delight you and yours! The instructions are based within the parimeters of the Victorian grammerical and socialization culture. For those who have some experience with that era's verbal and text style the instructions should be clear and easy to follow. The experience hairworker will be capable of altering as per individual needs and artistic whim.

You will appreciate the attention taken in providing a TOP QUALITY PRODUCT that you will use for many years to come...and can participate in reviving an almost dead art of wax flower making!

 

The ladies of earlier times put their hands to such marvelous work and now you can too! These are beautiful items and sure to delight you and yours! These instructions are very clear and easy to follow and yet the experience needleworker will be capable of altering as per individual needs and artistic whim.

 

You will appreciate the attention taken in providing a TOP QUALITY PRODUCT that you will use for many years to come. This information has been scanned at a high resolution and electronically revamped to provide you with the very best hardcopy reproduction. Unlike other reproduction sellers this is NOT a cheap, grainy photocopy! Our Spiral Bound Republication™ has so many more advantages over the original book.

 

What are the benefits of our antique book Spiral Bound Book Republications™

* Our products are produced with front and back covers of heavy stock paper.

* Our products are made using the latest LaserJet printing technology meaning the ink will not smear like inferior photocopy or inkjet products do.

* Our spiral binding allows your book to lie flat during use for ease of viewing while working on your projects.

* Our products do not cost a small fortune for you to obtain and enjoy.

* Every image and every page has been scanned to produce crystal clear images and you never have to deal with any crumbling old paper!

* These scans are enlarged to full-page dimensions for ease of viewing!

* You can gift these wonderful Victorian Era craft guides to family and friends!

*Each item is shipped with extra packing materials to prevent it being folded or bent while traveling through the postal system!

 

Curious about the quality of this item Please contact me and I will forward an image for your own personal inspection! You will appreciate the attention we have taken in providing you with a TOP QUALITY PRODUCT that will be use for many years to come...

 

Check out  Dakota Prairie Treasures' current auctions for many other unique needlework CD & Spiral Bound Book Republications™ for your creative needle working pleasure!

 

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Please visit out other auctions and store listings for other items of similar interest at http://stores.Atomic Mall.com/Dakota-Prairie-Treasures ! Thank you! USA customers: I prefer Paypal but also accept money order or personal check. International customers: payment is accepted via Paypal only. Buyer to contact me within 3 days of auction close. All payments must be received within 10 days following close of auction(s). Email address for Paypal payments will be included following the close of the auction.


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