Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Roly Poly Glasses

Last summer, I discovered a new place to seek out vintage lovelies in an oceanside tourist town. I'm sure the tourists will be all over the place like they are at a couple of my other haunts but that's not an issue... tourist season is short and I'm not going anywhere. 
My recent visit there had me jumping for joy over cast iron frying pans. Yes, two small ones that I've been on the lookout for - you know, the ones you can buy new just totally suck. They are not the same at all. 
And then, I spied with my little eye this set of six roly poly glasses. I started to do my homework on these little gems and was a bit sad to learn they aren't Dorothy Thorpe glasses which are incredible with a thick soft silver rim (as in real silver).
Still, these are very nice and in great condition. They also had three roly poly glasses with eames era boomerang shaped graphics in gold and turquoise. I lit up when I saw them but, sadly, only one of them still had the gold in tact so I passed. So sad, indeed.