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Victorian Pine Cone Work Ornaments Frames SCA CD 1875!
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Victorian Era Cone, Spruce, Seed, and Acorn Work!

CD Republication™

Originally Published in 1875!


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 a CD Republication™ of the ultra-rare ''Cone, Spruce, Seed, and Acorn Work'' originally published in 1875!'' This item is filled with Victorian era instructions and steel plate etchings from an original Victorian ornamental pine cone, etc., work source! These items were created by the ladies of 1875 and earlier in American, Europe and the Mediterranean! (Original is NOT for sale)


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This HISTORIC item contains shell-work fundamentals, design instructions and how to prepare your specimens to create a variety of rustic Americana cone and wood work art items from the mid 1870's! There are instructions from collecting the materials to display techniques! Very opulent Victorian style and class!

 This is the perfect opportunity to purchase your own version of another wonderful craft republication revealing our heritage from early America and European!

An excerpt from this historic item:

''An exceedingly complimentary article appeared in an English magazine not long since, regarding the thrift and taste exhibited by our American girls, in ''turning everything to account,'' as well for ornament as use; ''and,'' it continued, ''what has hitherto by ourselves, in England, been considered as of no value, has, by American taste been converted into pretty and useful articles, which make not only pleasing additions to one's home, but provide an acceptable gift to a friend.''

Topics addressed include:

Best Time to Collect Pine Tree Materials

Types of Materials to Collect  

(By species)


Beech-nut Husks





Small Knotted Twigs





Tips of Cones


Tiny Cones & Burs

Berries of Various Kinds

Dried Tendrils



Peach Stones

Fruit Pits


Dried Feild Flowers

Sorting & Cleaning Materials

General Instructions for Successful Ornament Making

Acorn Leaf

Tools, Varnishes, etc.

Examples of Items To Make





Picture Frames

Spill Cups

Rustic Ornaments

Boxes Mace from Old Cigar-boxes for


Stereoscopic Slides

Stands for Hyacinth-glasses or Vases of Flowers

Various Methods of Attaching Materials to Ornament Foundations




Hanging-Basket with Ivy

Key-Rack of Cone-work

Lambrequin in Cone-Work

Fan or Glove Box

Wall-Pocket in Cone-Work

Free Standing Picture-Frame

Newpaper Portfolio in Cone-Work

Hand-Glass with Decoration of Cone-Work

Etagere in Cone-Work

Knitting or Key Basket

Needle-Book in Fancy Work

Lamp-Mat in Cone-Work


Ornaments Made with Norway Spruce Materials


''There are two ways of considering a Norway spruce: One way is to stand off and admire its noble outline, as it rears itself, a pagoda of living green, against the skjy, with its story of fringed branches, its beautiful, long, pendent cones, and its delicate hue seeming dark because of the rich masses of foliage. The other way is to approach with a knife in one hand, the corners of an upheld apron or the handle of a basket in the other, the head inclined a little on one side, and a resolute, pursed-up, I'm-going-to-cut expression on the face. Alice and I often regard our Norway spruces in this last practical fashion, and when we do so, it is because, in our mind's eye, we see something hanging there besides the beautiful ling, brown cones. We see lovely easels and picture-frames, and a host of pretty objects which will be just the thing for Christmas presents. So, as resolutely as the sculptor begins to chip from his marble the fragments that are hiding his imprisoned statue, we plung into the tree, intent upon freeing our  brackets, easels, and what-nots from the concealing embrace of its long, sweeping branches.''

How to Select Appropriate Materials


Little Branches


Cleaning & Preparing the Materials



Easel #1

Easel #2



Pamphlet or Card Receivers

Spruce-Wood Work



Fancy Boxes

Pretty Vases for Flowers




Scent-bottle Holders

Wood-Boxes, Safes, Etc.

Tobacco or Any Kind of Box

Materials Needed

Upright Match-Stands



A Spruce-Wood Chair



A Rustic Box

How to Preserve the Finished Products


The supplies need to enjoy this art can be found on Atomic Mall quite readily. You just have to hunt a little bit! :) Or, of course, you can utilize contemporary tools and materials found at a near by fabric, craft or hobby store…and then take a walk through the trees... :)

Thank you for viewing my auction! Please check my other auctions for a variety of interesting vintage & antiqued items.


This information has been scanned onto CD-ROM using the Adobe Acrobat Reader PDF format. You may download the latest FREE version of this software quickly at www.adobe.com . This is NOT a copy of another CD-ROM. You will receive an ORIGINAL CD Republication™ of this resourceful book.

The text is viewed easily from your computer or you may choose to print each page as you read this amazing book on antique beadwork. Every page has been meticulously scanned, cleaned and burned to preserve this ANTIQUE book's information and patterns to CD-ROM! The format of this resource has so many more advantages than the original book.


What are the benefits of an antique book CD Republication™

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

* These scans are completely sizable. You can enlarge and print according to your visual needs! They are reformated in full-page sizing for better viewing of details, etc.!

* Each page is saved in PDF format at 300 dsi and is readily accessible using the downloadable Adobe Acrobat Reader software program. This program is very user friendly and allows you to print any one specific page, pages or the entire book!

* Each time you want to use an image, a page or pages you can print it out. Every one will be as crisp and clear as the last!

* Each CD-ROM comes in a protective case!

Curious about the quality of these scans Please contact me and I will forward an image for your own personal inspection! Scale it, edit it, print it to fit your needs and you are surely going to be quite pleased with the results! You will appreciate the attention taken in providing a TOP QUALITY PRODUCT that you will use for many years to come...

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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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