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Holiday Open House 2011

Posted November 14, 2011
Thanks to all who came out to our Holiday Open House. We hope you all had as good a time as we did. See you next year!... read more

Cocktails with Carleton

Posted October 5, 2011
Charmed by Lexington earlier this year, designer Carleton Varney will be visiting again. A past featured speaker at the Blue Grass Trust's 14th Annual Antiques and Garden Show in March 2011, Mr. Varney has a new book out, titled Mr. Color: The Greenbrier and Other Decorating Adventures. He will be at L.V. Harkness  on October 13, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. Carleton Varney is the pre... read more

The Printery Trunk Show

Posted September 22, 2011
Back in March we launched our new stationery lines and custom printing services. We are still going strong and loving every minute of it. If you haven't made it in yet, we have the perfect excuse for you to take a peek. On Wednesday, September 28th we are hosting a trunk show featuring The Printery. The Printery is a New York Times favorite, based out of Oyster Bay, New York. They are known for their brilliant color combinatio... read more

Keep Your Treasures Beautiful

Posted August 5, 2011
Thursday, August 25th from 10am to 5pm Friday, August 26th from 10am to 4pm Restoration Experts from Cincinnati Plating & Repair Company and Old World Restorations are coming to Lexington. Bring in your silver, brass, copper, pewter nickel, gold, paintings, frames, documents, photographs, ceramics, sculpture and... read more

Links of London Announced Jewelry Provider for the Olympic Games

Posted July 15, 2011
It was announced this week that Links of London will be the official jewelry provider for the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics. Seeing as how the games are being held in London, this seems like an excellent fit. Links of London has been offering an eclectic mix of men's and women's jewelry since 1990. Don't believe me about the eclectic part? The company was founded as the resu... read more

Stemware for Under $100

Posted May 27, 2011
A great value on luxury can be difficult to find, but not impossible. We just added a new section to our site that features stemware that can be purchased for under $100. Not bad!... read more

The Royal Wedding Party

Posted April 29, 2011
4 a.m. is a wee bit early for some folks. Don't tell that to the 35 people who came to L.V. Harkness to watch The Royal Wedding this morning. There was a great turnout, including two writers from England. Thank you to everyone who showed up! Read the Herald-Leader coverage... read more

Lovebirds William & Kate

Posted April 27, 2011
Do you plan on waking up early to watch The Royal Wedding of Prince William & Catherine Middleton? Watch it with us here at L.V. Harkness! April 29, 2011 • 4:00 a.m. • 531 West Short Street ... read more

Fine Stationery, Invitations, Notes and Printing Services

Posted March 3, 2011
Following in the illustrious footsteps of The Paperweight (who sadly closed their doors recently), L.V. Harkness now offers in-house printing services. To mark the occasion, we are having an open event with Crane & Co. on Wednesday, the ninth of March at five o'clock. Crane is famous for their paper and we are excited to offer their paper and custom printing services. The event will take place at the L.V. Harkness sto... read more

Don't Follow the Same Old Pattern

Posted January 24, 2011
L.V. Harkness will be holding small cocktail buffets by request to show you what can be done with your existing dinnerware pattern. We know most of you enjoy entertaining but might be tired of using the same table settings. Or maybe you have always been interested in throwing a dinner party but you feel like your dinnerware might be out of style. Purchasing brand new place settings can be expensive, but we have a creative alternative to ... read more

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