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Why is America called America

In my last previous I  wrote about daPolonia.com   world map wooden box that is based on the map gores of Martin Waldseemuller and his 1507 map, that was the first to name the newly discovered lands. in 1507 we have not … Continue reading

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America’s Birth Certificate A history lesson in a wooden world map box

daPolonia has quite a few map boxes in it’s collection.It is well known that inanimate object often time tell stories. Our box bearing the image of Walseemuller’s map gore can be described as a history lesson in a box. The … Continue reading

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Valentine Day

Valentine Day today is the holiday of lovers. We send cards, flowers, chocolate, and other gifts to those we love, parents, close friends, and of course lovers. It is a secular holiday, with no set habits or ritual, unless one … Continue reading

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The Bullet Box

This beautiful Polish wooden box is a classic example of Poland tradition of making wooden boxes. It is hard to pin down the origin of wooden boxes making in Poland. One version says, that in the past the nobility used … Continue reading

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