Sunday 30 May 2010

Memorial Day - The End of War is Peace

This week we have been watching fishing boats making the trip across the channel in commemoration of the evacuation of troops cornered and stranded on the beaches and harbour at Dunkirk in 1940. All who leave what they love best and spend their lives in war do so in the belief and hope of restoring peace for others, and that is why we remember them and struggle to find ways to peace not requiring such heavy sacrifice. Here are some tokens to loved ones made and given in World War I, to remind those distant that they are never out of one's heart. The hearts you see here are not infinite - they measure about 20cm and there are about 35 for auction with an estimate of £40-£60 each at Adam Partridge Auctioneers in Congleton Cheshire on 3 June 2010.


  1. These remind me of the Native American beaded pin cushions done for the tourists in the last century. Intricate and gorgeous.

  2. Absolutely fabulous - thanks for sharing

  3. what a treat... again thanks