Medieval tines: A brief history of the fork.
There are many further details in this Leite's Culinaria article, The Uncommon Origins of the Common Fork
, linked in the post.
If you have too much mismatched cutlery to fit in your kitchen drawers, take a stab at crafting with it! Make a wind chime
, fork key ring
, fork cup rings or coat hooks
, make cutlery clocks
, or light fixtures
such as these by designer Ali Siahvoshi. Or you can make jewelry: fork bracelets
, a fork necklace pendant
, or collaged spoon necklace pendants like those made by SpoonFedArt.
Forks and spoons make groovy rings
. Here’s how to make spoon rings
. For more inspiration, check out this cutlery chair sculpture by Osian Batyka-Williams
, this cutlery table by Toni Grilo
, some sculpture
by Matthew Bartik
, Vince Pompei’s whimsical silverware flowers
, or the items at Forkometry
. Just don’t get so carried away with your new craft that you find yourself having to eat with your fingers.
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The crypto-mormonism of Stephanie Myers' Twilight series
. (Spoilers, image heavy, extreme derisiveness)