Throughout 2018 we will continue to select artifacts that celebrate many of the traditional holidays or celebrations of the year. We will also feature many holidays/celebrations that you may not have heard of. Please make sure to keep coming back to see what is new!
Welcome to the August Calendar Corner!
Romance Awareness Month
Wishes bride and groom a sweet life by grinding over couple’s heads-Global-Iranian-Sugar cones/netting/ribbons-11″ tall
Pledge that groom will support bride-Philippines-Roman Catholic/Latino-Metal basket, thirteen coins adorned by hearts, rings, doves-3 1/2″x2 3/4″x1 3/4″-each coin 3/4″
Ties bride and groom together-Philippines-Roman/Catholic/Latino-White cord with metal hearts-50″ long-hearts 2″x2″
Decoration for Day of the Dead (honors ancestors) Latin America-Aztec/Spanish-Papier mache-3″ tall
Decoration for Day of the Dead (honors ancestors)-Latin America-Aztec/Spanish heritage-Papier mache with wheels-2 1/2″ long
Jiggly Lady Bug (Interior)
National Eye Exam Month
Amulet with eye
Protection from evil eye-Greece-Greek-Ceramic/Blue bead/Metal Bristles-3″ long
Amulet necklace with Hamsa, blue beads and evil eye symbol
Bracelet with evil eye
Cross with evil eye
Amulet wall hanging
Amulet-Protection from evil eye
Good luck and protection from evil eye-Armenia-Middle Eastern-Glass and metal-3″ long
Protection from evil eye-Middle Eastern e.g., Afghanistan, Egypt, Greece, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, etc.-Middle Eastern-Glass/Silver-7 1/2″ long
International Clown Week-August 1st-7th, 2018.
National Smile Week-August 5th-11th, 2018.
Fake fangs upper teeth
Custom made fangs created for Norine Dresser by Rees Smith, DDS.
Baby pacifier with fangs
National Underwear Day-August 5th, 2018.
Political Satire by Ligorano/Resse Collaborations-USA-American-Cotton-Size XL
Political satire of Newt Gingrich by Ligorano/Reese Collaborations-USA-American-Cotton-Size XL
Presidential Joke Day-August 11th, 2018.
Political satire-USA-American/popular culture-Polyester-14″ long
Donald Trump Toilet Paper
“Dump-a-Trump” Pencil Holder/Paperweight
Donald Trump butt plug
Donald Trump piñata
World Elephant Day-August 12th, 2018.
Elephant with upraised trunk
Demonstration of the Hindu faith-India-Hindu-Wood with paint and trim.
Replica of elephant with upturned trunk
VJ Day-August 14th, 2018.
GI Joe, Navajo Code Talker version with recording of 7 Navajo terms and translations used during WWII in the Pacific.
National Tooth Fairy Day-August 22nd, 2018.
Holds child’s fallen-out baby teeth for the “tooth fairy” to exchange for money.-USA-American-Wood-1 3/4″ x 1 1/8″
Tooth Fairy Container
Be an Angel Day-August 22nd, 2018.
Women’s Equality Day-August 26th, 2018.
Political Satire-USA-Popular Culture-Wood/fabric/thread-5 1/4″ diameter