Dutch glory: Delft blue souvenirs

Dutch glory: Delft blue souvenirs

Delft Blue is a typical Dutch pottery. It originated in the 16th century. Between 1650 and 1750 this was blue pottery incredibly popular. The pottery is thus characterized by the blue ornate decoration. Cheaper earthenware soon gave way to the more expensive Delftware. Factories disappeared, and now there is only one factory in Delft, which produces the original pottery. Along this line is also the farmers Delft and Delft white. With these souvenirs you get in a typical Dutch product. Not only nice to have, but also to give. In addition, the beloved collectibles.

From a kissing couple to a Dutch windmill


Netherlands say, you say windmills. A while ago to make way for the Dutch windmill modern equipment. Delft blue souvenirs in the form of a windmill is an original gift. These are available as a candle, magnet or other utensils. The kissing couple is something that is of Dutch origin. A farmer and peasant girl in original costumes are available as Delft blue souvenirs. Especially for tourists is the Delft blue kissing couple an endearing and attractive souvenir. These are available in different versions, including a statuette, plate or magnet. Delft blue souvenirs that are not only beautiful but is also functional.


Origin of clogs


Clogs are part of the Dutch culture. Where this type of footwear will come from? Over 700 years ago Dutch people prefer wearing clogs. They existed in the beginning of a wooden sole and leather upper, but were quickly made entirely of wood. Still wearing the farmers and factory workers who, because of the thermal properties and safety clogs. In traditional costume clogs are used as a shoe. Did you know that the British call the Dutch 'clogs' because of clogs? Clogs are an icon for the Netherlands. Delft blue souvenirs in the form of clogs are recognizable to everyone.

Lasting memento with Delft blue souvenirs


A souvenir is intended as a souvenir. Every year there are a lot of these gadgets over the counter. Blue souvenirs' from Delft are not only popular with tourists, whether they are fun to send to Dutch emigrants. We get them a lot as a gift from. Each country has its own souvenirs. For France, this is of course the Eiffel Tower and Belgium is characterized by Manneken Pis. Netherlands is perhaps the country with a wide variety of souvenirs. The windmills, wooden shoes and Delft blue souvenirs still remain the most popular. This souvenir surprise you a relationship, but also beautiful to collect. Dutch glory that does not perish.


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