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Hey Someone Call Etsy.. They have some Pigs there I Want!

I collect pigs.  It started back when I was a junior in high school. The whole reason I collect pigs is because of an old boyfriend, a hunting incident, getting lost in the country, a farmer, my allowance and the runt in a litter.  One day I’ll tell you the story.. but for now just believe me when I say.. I collect pigs. 🙂  Here are 5 of my favorite from Etsy!

1. Hazel Atlas Dancing Pigs Tumblers; asking price $145.00  Being sold by WinkingOwl  Check it out Here.

Here’s what WinkingOwl says about the tumblers:

This set of 8 tumblers measure nearly 6″ and are all in excellent vintage condition! Please make sure to check out the matching Barware and Rocks/highball/juice glasses

2. Pig Butcher Hooks Recycled Farm Machinery: asking price $125.00  Being sold by TheSteelFork Check the listing out HERE.

Here’s what TheSteelFork says about the hooks:

12”w x 2”d x 10”h

Give your market bags, aprons or tea towels the honor they deserve. Hang them on this original Gatski Pig Butcher Hook. This primitive folk art hook is handmade with recycled farm machinery in rural Pennsylvania. Bring your farmhouse or modern kitchen a blast of organic farm style.

The Gatski Pig is a farm artifact. It maintains unique markings and patina from its original use in the field. Your Pig Butcher hook will be absolutely unique.

3.  Here Piggy Pig Recycled License Plate: asking price $119.00. Being sold by RecycleArtCo Check the listing out HERE.

Here’s what RecycleArtCo says about the Piggy Pig:

Original Recycled Art Co. design. This Piggy Pig would look great in any setting near or far from the farm. He measures about 16 inches by 17 inches.

This listing is for Here Piggy Pig only. Other pictures are examples of other pieces and colors available. 🙂

Each piece is handmade. Your piece may differ slightly from picture shown. Please let us know if you would like your pig or background to be a different color. Otherwise it will be our favorite color combo…a funky black and white pig on a bright white background.  We can add words made out of license plate letters to this piece (see other listings for examples). In the past customers have added names, the words BBQ, let’s eat, etc… If you can dream it, we can make it. We have been working with salvaged materials for over 10 years. We have always been tree huggers, but working with salvaged materials initially came out of necessity. We married young and worked our way through undergrad school (having two babies along the way). We are now celebrating 12 years of marriage and are working our way through grad school (with one grade schooler and one middle schooler). Life goes on and on…we are just along for the ride. In 2008, we made and sold our first piece of “artwork”. Our house has always been filled with our creations, but after much prayer and decision making we decided to go out on a limb and try to market our fabulous creations to the world. Here we are today sharing them with you. Enjoy 🙂 We love to do custom pieces. If you do not see exactly what you are looking for, just send us a convo and we can make your vision a reality.

This needs to say “Queenie and The Man September 28, 1996”

4. Wedding Slate Pig Plaque: asking price $100.00 Being sold by InMyFathersFootsteps.  Check out the listing HERE.

Here’s what InMyFathersFootsteps says about this plaque:

Do you know some newlyweds? Who happen to collect pigs?  They’d LOVE this slate to commemorate their union!  Your choice of greeting, language, family name and wedding date.  The slates are hand-painted and originally quarried in Spain for use as roof tiles. They are approximately 8″x12″.  Coated with 3 layers of clear acrylic spray to protect against the elements. They can be hung indoors or outdoors.  This is a sample of what I would paint for you.  You have a choice of two typefaces:  Old English or Times Roman.  Please email me your choices (i.e. Wedding Pigs…Bill and Terry….October 11, 1986).  tkole2001 [!at] yahoo.com  This is an original, hand painted piece of art. Please allow two weeks for painting and one week for shipping. I ship one slate per package; USPS only. Each slate weighs about 2 lbs.

5. Vintage Hadley Pig Pitcher: asking price $58.00  Being sold by purrrfume.  Check out the listing HERE.

Here’s what purrrfume says about this pitcher:

This is a 2 quart pig pitcher by M.A. Hadley. It has no chips or cracks and is app. 7 1/4″ tall and 5″ across the top. Email me with any questions. Thanks for looking!

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