June 01, 2023
Why are pollinators so important?
Do plants really rely on them for life?
What are some ways we can support them?
All good questions, and the answers might surprise you!
As lifelong nature lovers, we also want to spread the word about pollinators and the crucial role they play in our ecosystem. So let's talk pollinating!
May 25, 2023
If you walked down the main streets in Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia twenty years ago, you probably saw one of the town's fixtures: Shirley Pewter, a sweet little shop right in the heart of Duke of Gloucester Street.
Many people have fond memories of strolling down this brick-laden avenue and popping into Shirley to browse their holloware, spoons, and other home goods.
May 18, 2023
At Danforth, where design and craft are core to our identity as well as our day-to-day operations, we're always working on new ways to bring the beauty of pewter into your lives.
Every piece we make requires weeks or months of work, inspiration, and collaboration before it goes to production. Lots of ideas get floated at the initial stage, and from there,
May 11, 2023
In 1919, as the First World War came to its long-awaited end, a tradition emerged in the U.K. and Canada: families of armed forces began wearing poppies in their lapels, as a way to honor their loved ones' service. November 11, originally named Armistice Day to mark it as the day the war ended, took on other names, depending where you were in the world: Remembrance Day or Poppy
May 04, 2023
Danforth ornaments are more than just decorations. They're miniature works of art, each one a thoughtfully designed piece that tells a story and bears the marks of the many human hands who crafted it.
That said, they're also meant to be passed around the room. Handled. Admired up close. They're the stuff of traditions, meant to be shared with loved ones, given and collected