Category Archives: Ceramics

Precious Moments Minnie Mouse as Cinderella Figurine

Precious Moments Company, Inc. (PMI) is an American company that started selling religious greeting cards but expanded into giftware such as this Minnie Mouse as Cinderella figurine. The company was initially formed in 1978 by the illustrator Samuel J. Butcher. Cinderella got her start … Continue reading

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Pie Eye Minnie Mouse Micro Ceramic Planter

Minnie Mouse has had a few ‘signature looks’ over the years. One of her first featured a little hat with a flower sticking out of it. But almost as iconic is this little polka dot dress with a bow number. … Continue reading

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Precious Moments Disney ‘Together’ Figurine

My wife and I can relate to this figurine. We often recline on the couch (or sofa, depending on where in the world you relax) in this exact way! The full name of this Precious Moments figurine is ‘Together Is … Continue reading

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Disney Character Stackable Mugs by Sango

I found these two Disney character stackable mugs at a local flea market some years ago. We liked them because of the playful designs. The mugs are similar but also different. Let’s have a look: The shape of these mugs … Continue reading

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Precious Moments ‘Keeping It Wheel’ Figurine

Disney has partnered with just about every company, artist, and gimmick known to the Marketing Universe. And we all love it! This Precious Moments ‘Keeping It Wheel’ figurine is an excellent example of when the synergy between Disney and another … Continue reading

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Mickey & Goofy Grid Black & White Mug

Sometimes the simplest designs can be the best. This basic black and white mug with Mickey and Goofy peeking out from squares arranged in a grid pattern is fun and imaginative: I also like the flourish on the handle featuring … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World Castle Salt & Pepper Shakers

So much food to season, so little time! The British comedian Michael McIntyre does a routine wherein he chronicles the angst that exists among spices. The whole bit relies on the fact that salt and pepper are the main spices … Continue reading

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The Lion King ‘Simba’ Ceramic Figurine

Lions. They are large cats of the genus Panthera native to Africa and India. They hang out in prides that consist of a few adult males, related females, and cubs. And who is the most famous cub of them all? Simba. This name literally means ‘lion’ in African. … Continue reading

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Schmid Donald Duck Crossing Guard Figurine

Donald Duck has had so many occupations. Some could arguably be said to have been a good fit for our ill-tempered friend. And then there is the Schmid Donald Duck Crossing Guard figurine, and we are introduced to one occupation … Continue reading

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Primark Lumiere Ceramic Display Tea Light Holder

A candelabra is a candle holder with multiple arms. All the better for Lumiere, the castle Maitre’d, to get frisky with a feather duster in the politically incorrect world of Beauty and the Beast! You can see Mrs. Potts and Chip by clicking the … Continue reading

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