LOS ANGELES SPOONS

"Nicknamed the City of Angels, Los Angeles is a global city, with strengths in business, international trade, entertainment, culture, media, fashion, science, sports, technology, education, medicine and research and has been ranked sixth in the Global Cities Index and 9th Global Economic Power Index. The city is home to renowned institutions covering a broad range of professional and cultural fields and is one of the most substantial economic engines within the United States."
Los Angeles is the largest city in California which is the largest state (population) in the USA. But it trails NYC in population.

Around 1900, the city was also a powerful tourist magnet and we find many spoons from this area.

The  official name is "El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora la Reina de los Angeles del Río de Porciúncula"


los angeles angel spoon
Angel of Los Angeles  


los angeles spoons
A small sampling of the many sterling spoons available from Los Angeles

los angeles harbor spoon

A view of the large harbor and breakwater.
The 7500 acre Los Angeles/Long Beach harbor is  the busiest container port in the USA.


santa monica bather spoon

Spoon showing a woman in a bathing suit. Identified as Santa Monica.
Similar images were also used in other beach front tourist attractions.


pepper tree spoon
Engraved pepper tree branch


party scene spoon
Nice party handle spoon. In this case it is customized for Los Angeles,
but this handle can also be found with different customization

venice of america spoon
sterling spoons for Venice, Ca (part of Los Angeles)

Man made canals built in 1905 by Abbot Kinney as part of his plan to create a Venice attraction in the Los Angeles area.



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westlake park, los angeles spoons

sterling spoons for Westlake park, Los Angeles

Developed in the 1920's to resemble the Upper East Side of Manhattan, this central part of Los Angeles had a small lake and people would rent boats
for a leisurely Sunday afternoon. This spring fed lake has now been renamed Mac Arthur park after General Douglas Mac Arthur and it is now a Los Angeles Historical monument (#100)

los angeles palm tree spoons
sterling palm tree spoons from greater Los Angeles area
more palm tree spoons can be seen by clicking here

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