While I was working on Shaker Design, I began thinking about other kinds of shakers, and vintage salt and pepper shakers in particular. They’re such sought-after collectibles, and many are quite inexpensive. Time for another Etsy binge.
Since salt and pepper shakers generally come in pairs, one common theme is couples (click on the descriptive links below the images for purchasing information):
Here are some elegant shakers:
And some from the animal kingdom:
And some final couples, some of them rather creepy. (You can click on the smaller images to enlarge them.)
Looking at Mr. and Mrs. Santa and the chickens took me back to my childhood during the 50s and 60s. The old fisherman reminded me of the 70s, and the geese reminded me of an 80s decorating trend.
My favorites, though, are the kissing couple and the Scotties.
What about you? Which are your favorites? Do you collect shakers? Share in the comments below.