There is much a house needs but there are a few items, invaluable and great any time of year- beautiful trays!
The concept for the tray was developed in ancient times possibly around the 6th or 7th century with evidence black earthenware discovered and displayed in the Hunterian Museum, the oldest public museum in Glasgow, Scotland. The tray as we know it today was evolved from the ‘salver’ which was used in England in 1661 and was typically flat and made of silver. The word ‘slaver’ has Latin roots which translated means ‘to save’.
Many Styles & Many Purposes
Today they come in many styles, made of many materials, big, small, on wheels, silver, birch wood, wood, metal, ceramic, lined…oh the list goes on! You can even make one yourself. Depending on your home decor, there is a tray for all needs and styles of decor. They come in handy for serving food and cut down trips back and forth when clearing a table. Perfect for setting together a much needed break with a cup of tea, a snack, a favorite book, a vase of flowers and off you go in search of that perfect resting spot; and you’ll always have a surface on which to rest your little getaway!