Silver spoon manufacturers were very creative and tried to fill
every niche that would produce sales.
The month spoons were designed for people who were celebrating
birthdays or anniversaries. These spoons were NOT sold as sets, thus
'sets' which you see on this page have been assembled on an individual
basis by very patient collectors. It is not particularly
difficult to find individual month spoons, but complete sets are pretty
As expected there are a number of different variations available to
collectors, and the pictures shown are not exhaustive.
Spoon pictures provided by A. Kwiat.
Beautiful set of enameled flower spoons with a verse for each month
The gem stones for months are not standardized and manufacturers
changed stones over the course of years.
Still the little ditties are fun to read.
These are the most sought after of the month spoons. Each features a
gemstone. I suspect that the diamond in the April spoon has been
replaced. I do not know
if it is a diamond or a CZ.
Sometimes gem stones in spoons are faceted glass, but I suspect that
the stones in this set are real (except April).
On this set, I like the way the stones are set with engraving around
them to simulate a star.
This set was manufactured by W & S Blackington Co. of Meriden,
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