Tag Archives: moulds

Bruce Hanes

Remembering: Bruce Hanes

This month we lost one of Vaillancourt's Folk Art best friends, Dr. Bruce Hanes. In 1983 I purchased our first three chocolate mould from Bruce at a show in Sturbridge, Massachusetts. Over the next 30 years over 90% of our moulds were purchased from Bruce his READ MORE »

The Vaillancourt Digital Library

Five Ways To Use Santa’s Digital Library

In March 2008, we launched a new initiative in our digital world by cataloging the complete Vaillancourt Folk Art Chalkware collection. Through the launch of a new web site, we were able to accomplish many goals: internally, we created a digital library that allowed us READ MORE »

Scott Erb and Donna Dufault taking photos for upcoming issue of Foodies of New England

Magazine Photoshoot

Keep your eyes open for the Fall/Winter issue of Foodies of New England where our collection of antique chocolate moulds will be featured.Foodies of New England magazine is devoted to foodies, chefs, restaurants and recipes. Focusing throughout New England, the magazine has uncovered some of the READ MORE »

Bruce Elsass

Halloween

History Halloween is largely a secular celebration that stems from the Celtic festival of Samhain and the Christian All Saints' Day holiday. Often associated with trick-or-treating, costumes and horror movies, Halloween has undergone tremendous changes over recent year, including being glamorized and commercialized towards all READ MORE »

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