WE ARE NOW ON A HIATUS FROM SHOPKEEPING. THINGS NEED TO BE SOLVED, SO WE ARE TAKING TIME TO THINK. THE COOPER HEWITT SHOP IS LARGELY SOLD OUT OF OUR THINGS BUT HAVE SOME ON THEIR WEBSITE ONLY. BELOW IS OUR ARCHIVE OF ALL THE OBJECTS WE HAVE EVER FOUND. WRITE US IF YOU NEED US AT: INFO@KIOSKKIOSK.COM WE WOULD LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU.
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Have you ever spent Christmas in Florida? Do they really have tinsel trees and decorate with shells? This is what I have been told. I wonder what they do for tinsel? Is it a silver-on-silver theme or does one use seaweed instead? The Germans invented tinsel - it is nothing like the common variant in the United States. German tinsel holds its shape and has a different appearance all together, much classier. Lametta (tinsel) was first made in Germany in the 1600s, it began as silver and then progressed to pewter, which is a tin alloy, hence, the word "tinsel." Today, it is mostly produced in aluminum.