June 15, 2012
The Amish dining chairs have long been a standard for quality dining room suites. Combined with the beautiful pedestal tables the Amish are famous for, and you will have a suite that is both ..
January 24, 2010
Master wood craftsmen, usually known as cabinet makers, during the Early America Era, created blanket chests with very intricate designs. Beautifully crafted inlay design patterns on blanket chests ..
January 11, 2010
One of the more interesting aspects of the Pennsylvania Dutch culture was to paint hex designs on buildings, especially above doorways and on barns, and on hope chests. These beautifully rendered hex .
January 11, 2009
Every year they come, driving their mini vans, SUV's, or RV's, toting enough camera's and recording equipment to make any journalist proud, and rubbernecking and driving about as slow as the ..
November 10, 2008
If one were to talk about some of the most coveted and high prized kinds of furniture, the term Amish Oak Furniture is bound to crop up. The Amish furniture making tradition is legendary for its high .
October 28, 2008
How much satisfaction does one get from flying (in excess of the speed limit in your vehicle) to the office in the morning at the same time you're checking your e-mail, finishing your bagel while ..
October 23, 2008
It is perhaps a paradox that Amish made furniture is as commercially successful and popular among people as it is. For it is the very society that the Amish seek to separate themselves from that ..
October 06, 2008
There are many orders of Amish running the full gamut of the Ordnung. House Amish also known as Old Order adhere most rigidly to the Ordnung and limit the amount of technology allowed in their ..
October 02, 2008
The most important thing to the Amish community is family. Children are though to be blessings from the Lord and it is a shameful thing not to care for the elderly. Anyone choosing to be baptized ..
September 21, 2008
Amish people are devoutly devoted to their religion and their communities are as well. The group began as a break away from the Catholic Church initiated during the Protestant Reformation led by ..
September 21, 2008
The first Amish settlements were in Berks County Pennsylvania. The land there was highly suited to farming. During the French and Indian wars their homes were disturbed by raiders and many Amish ..
September 01, 2008
That Amish made furniture is of the highest quality and built to last generations and not just years is a well known fact; almost a given. The Amish are master craftsmen who are so skilled as to be ..
August 14, 2008
Amish Log furniture brings direct to your home a harmonious balance with nature. These handcrafted, primal, Amish Log furniture designs provide a warm comfort to the inhabitants of your home. For ..
July 27, 2008
When the Amish first arrived in the United States they settled in Pennsylvania. There are now settlements in Ohio and Indiana that are the largest in the United States. The reason for this is the ..
July 27, 2008
The dining room is one of the rooms where the Amish pay particular attention. It is one of the places where the entire family can gather and it is considered to be a place to treasure where memories, .
July 24, 2008
If you have figured out what are the right kind of dining table and chairs for the shape and size of your dining area, it may be time to look at another aspect of the dining room or area; the accent ..
July 23, 2008
The merging of Amish artistry and Mission style furniture is a flawless union. The Amish have been known as expert craftsmen for over 300 years and Americans have celebrated solid wood Mission ..
July 22, 2008
Are you someone who is always trying to discover new and creative ideas? Then you should go in for the rag rugs. These rag rugs are beautiful, innovative and made of recycled material. There is no ..
July 22, 2008
It's widely known that the Amish make high-quality solid wood furniture that's also beautiful. They use only solid wood, so the furniture they create is durable and strong, and lasts for many ..
July 18, 2008
More and more women are choosing to dress in a Modest style. The easiest way to find a modest dress is to look for Amish or Mennonite dresses. Most of the modest dresses are called Cape Dresses these .
July 14, 2008
When you say the word Amish, for a lot of people what first comes to mind is the old fashioned, horse drawn buggy. There are a lot of concepts associated with the Amish people and their way of life ..
July 01, 2008
The Amish are a throwback to the “olden days. " They live simply and without most technology in the midst of the technology-laden world of the 21st century. They arrived in the US almost 300 ..
April 06, 2008
A recent New York Times article ("In Deaths of 5 Children, a Friendship Born of Forgiveness, " April 6, 2008), tells of the tender and yet sometimes-still-awkward friendship between Jeffery and ..
March 19, 2008
Amish women have a distinct but very important part to play in the Amish communities. While in the ‘English’ society, we might find them to be oppressed, or not liberated, this is purely ..
January 22, 2008
Amish communities live in various states of USA and lead very unique lives. They have many different settlements and the largest ones are found in Pennsylvania and Ohio. The Amish rules and ..