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This is a crafted piece.  Makes you want to buy a bunch of vintage costume jewelry and make one of your own.      OLD Crow Antiques and Amish Tours: Vintage Crockery/Crock Memory Pot or Jug    http://oldcrowantiques.blogspot.com/2010/01/vintage-crockerycrock-memory-pot-or-jug.html#

This is a crafted piece. Makes you want to buy a bunch of vintage costume jewelry and make one of your own. OLD Crow Antiques and Amish Tours: Vintage Crockery/Crock Memory Pot or Jug oldcrowantiques.

history of memory jugs..I saw one on American Pickers (great show for those of us who love "stuff") Apparently, they are highly collectable..

These were always a good ongoing project - gluing on 'stuff' to a jar or box - I had a lot of boxes with shells on them.

Laurie Beth Zuckerman's memory jug, "Mother of Pearl"

Laurie Beth Zuckerman's personal memory jug entitled, "Mother of Pearl" dedicated to her mother, Blanche Kleid Zuckerman, contemporay piece

A Unique and Kitschy Vintage Jewelry and button Mosaic Encrusted Gray Enamel Tea Pot - Folk Art "Tramp" Memory Jug Style

A Unique and Kitschy Vintage Jewelry and button Mosaic Encrusted Gray Enamel Tea Pot - Folk Art "Tramp" Memory Jug Style

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Bead embroidered sphere from Heidi Kummli. Heidi combines beads and a wide variety of other materials to form textured, layered and out of the ordinary pieces

Memory Pot -- A small grotto. VERY fun.  Just push shards and odds & ends into mortar.  NO grouting!

Memory Pot -- A small grotto. Just push shards and odds & ends into mortar. NO grouting!

Memory Jug on Pedestal by rauterl, via Flickr

Memory jugs are mosaic vessels covered in mortar and encrusted with shards, shells, and various found objects. They were popular in victorian times as folk art but the idea is believed to have originated from African mourning vessels.

ANTIQUE-Vntg-Victorian-RIVOLI-Rhinestone-ART-Deco-Nouveau-Folk-Tramp-MEMORY-JUG

ANTIQUE Vntg Victorian RIVOLI Rhinestone ART Deco Nouveau Folk Tramp MEMORY JUG

ANTIQUE-Vntg-Victorian-RIVOLI-Rhinestone-ART-Deco-Nouveau-Folk-Tramp-MEMORY-JUG

1940-60's Folk Art Memory Jug with Vintage Jewelry, Religious Medals, & Beads in Art, Art from Dealers & Resellers, Folk Art & Primitives | eBay

1940-60's Folk Art Memory Jug with Vintage Jewelry, Religious Medals, & Beads

Folk Art Memory Jug with Vintage Jewelry, Religious Medals, & Beads in Art, Art from Dealers & Resellers, Folk Art & Primitives

Memory Jug by Woof Nanny

From the book, By Hand: 25 Beautiful Objects to Make in the American Folk Art Tradition, 2001

Memory jug with lion face

Memory jugs are mosaic vessels covered in mortar and encrusted with shards, shells, and various found objects. They were popular in victorian times as folk art but the idea is believed to have originated from African mourning vessels.

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