hidden treasures ...
I found this treasure of a purple violet today, hiding in dappled shade underneath a low hedge in the garden.
More treasures recently unearthed, packed away in a box in the loft, is my collection of Devon and Torquay Ware Violets perfume bottles.
Collected back in the early 1990s, for what you would say peanuts!
Some have decorative metal stoppers.
You can find these bottles, at relatively low prices on ebay.
I must say to being just a tincy wincy bit tempted at times, to further my collection!
I love this A Bunch of Violets Dubarry Talcum bottle, bought around the same time.
It's the epitome of the Art Deco period with its Sunburst design and cloudy glass.