Lobster traps: Wood lobster traps have long been a ubiquitous feature in New England homes, paying homage to our lobsterman culture. Add a glass top for a rustic, and perfectly sized, coffee table.
Japanese glass fishing floats: Japanese glass fishing floats have recently become quite popular as objets d’art in decorating circles. Once used by fisherman to keep their nets afloat, these blown glass globes came in many beautiful colors and were encased in heavy netting to protect them from breakage. Today, many manufacturers are doing copies, but it’s still possible to find originals out there at antiques and vintage fairs. Many floats are still actually floating out at sea and are washing up on beaches. Interestingly, most of the Japanese glass floats were often recycled glass from used sake bottles.View original post.