Martha Stewart American Made Finalist!

“Each week, Martha and her panel of 16 esteemed judges review the American Made Audience Choice nominations, searching for creative, beautiful, useful, and innovative products. Among hundreds of nominees, your small business and profile stood out. We’re pleased to announce that you have been named a 2015 Martha Stewart American Made Audience Choice Finalist.”
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Hand Engraved Stationery on NPR

Your friendly, neighborhood stationer, Nancy Sharon Collins, was interviewed by Peter Richuitti on WWNO | NPR: Out To Lunch. Peter is Tulane University professor of economics and his show focuses on New Orleans entrepreneurs, of whom Mrs. Collins is one.
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Stationer Extraordinaire on NPR

Out to Lunch, hosted by Peter Ricchiuti, was recorded Tuesday, 7/7/15 interviewing stationer extraordinaire Nancy Sharon Collins talking about hand engraved stationery. Check back here for the air date. Meanwhile…check-out this great photo of the interview at Commander’s Palace two days ago! Each week you’ll find “economist and Tulane finance professor Peter Ricchiuti conducting business…
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Legendary Luxury Onion Skin Envelopes

Once the paper of choice for discerning letter writers such as Ernest Hemingway and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, onion skin is less than half the thickness of regular computer paper and just a tad heavier than tissue. True onion skin has not been manufactured in this country for over 40 years. Lucky for well-healed letter writers…
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1878 & 1902 Handwriting and Wax Seals

Found at a Lower Garden District estate sale in New Orleans…2 letters to a Mr. George Sarpy that are of note for as many reasons…multiple wax seals on the back (or “verso”) of one and the front (or “face”) of the other showing dramatic handwriting that we now refer to as calligraphy. Back then, handwriting was…
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