Listed below are a selection of websites that may be of interest to collectors of Tea Tongs, and others. http://www.coritani.com This is the home page of the silver dealer who is the UK distributor of the book. He always maintains a comprehensive stock of Tea Tongs amongst his other specialist areas - early silver spoons and early glass.
http://www.antiquesilverspoons.co.uk A fine dealer who has a wide range of excellent silver and who often has good examples of Tea Tongs for sale.
http://www.baggottsilver.com/ Another fine dealer who has the uncanny knack of finding (and recognising) the rare and desirable in antique silver.
A Canadian silver dealer who is interested in Tea Tongs amongst his comprehensive stock.
http://www.theoldcorkscrew.com A fine and keen silver dealer situated in the beautiful old Huguenot town of Franschhoek, in South Africa's winelands. He always has a wide ranging stock of antique silver, as well as his staggering collection of old corkscrews!
http://www.leopardantiques.com Another fine and enthusiastic South African dealer located in Camps Bay, not too far from Cape Town. He always has a good range of interesting silver.
http://oldbaileyonline.org A wonderful website that lists the proceedings of the premier court in the land; there are many references to Tea Tongs in the court records.
http://www.ascasonline.org/ A higly interesting and informative website for collectors of all antique silver - set up by a fine, enthusiastic Italian gentleman. Articles are constantly being published on the site and are of the very highest standard - well worth joining as a member.
www.silversugartongs.com A fascinating website for collectors of the later sugar tongs, or bows, that came in after the demise of Tea Tongs. A great source of reference for collectors.
www.castsugartongs.co.uk A very interesting and comprehensive new website exhibiting examples of cast sugar tongs - transitional between Tea Tongs and Sugar Bows. Well developed now and a must.