- I just joined your group and thought I'd introduce myself by sharing how and why I am interested in Candlewick. About 20 years ago, my mother-in-law gave me 12 nine-inch dessert plaes as she was moving to a smaller home and downsizing her dishes, etc. I like them.I slowly began collecting and over the past ten years have been very serious about it. Some of the fun pieces I've found as I've travelled the US are the birthday plate and cake knife, the 8" footed compote with ribbons and roses like the one featured in Mary Wetzel's latest book, a floral silver overlayed large vase, and service for 14 in most of the plates, bowls, cream soups, glasses, etc. which I use for special dinners (but never serve anything which has to be cut).I am continually learning about Candlewick and am still looking for the hard-to-find piece at a bargain price at out-of-the way shops. I get excited when I walk into one of these shops and ask if they have Candlewick---when they say "I don't know what Candlewick is," I begin my hunt for the big bargain---an entertaining hobby.
- Welcome aboard, you have come to the right place if you want to talk about or
in my case learn about that wonderful thing called Candlewick.