I work at a pet store. Today a guy came in to purchase a tag and have it engraved. He told us that he bought his gf a puppy as a surprise. The tags engraving said "Will you marry my daddy?" He was so excited to give it to her. I want a love like that.
October 3, 1872: Brothers Joseph and Lyman G. Bloomingdale open their first store at 938 Third Avenue. "Bloomingdale's Great East Side Bazaar," wood engraving, undated. Department of Prints, Photographs and Architecture Collections, New-York Historical Society, 88647d.
Kandy, Sri Lanka, 18th to 19th century | This cane basket called a vel-pettiya with engraved silver mounts is typical of such baskets produced in the Kingdom of Kandy in central Sri Lanka. They were made for members of the Kandyan aristocracy and were used to store jewllery and keepsakes.