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chevron partywareChevron? A simple, classic V-shaped pattern. We’re crazy about the chevron pattern. It’s bold and retro* and can be used to bring absolutely any celebration to life.

As we launch our exciting chevron party range, I’ll share a little history with you. Thought the chevron was a general road sign to warn of curves in the journey? I did. Or an insignia to boast military rank? Apart from being a handy road sign or lapel decor, the chevron pattern has a deep-rooted history spanning back millenia. It is found in early art, on pottery and rock carvings. Examples can be found approximately 1800 BC in archaeological recovery of pottery designs from the palace of Knossos on Crete, modern day Greece.

Yep, Wikipedia is rather useful. Most pieces of homework in this household reference Wikipedia. How did I get through 12 years of homework as a kid without old Wiki? Or a nearby library?

Fancy some ancient pattern-clad partyware? Check out our gorgeous chevron party range in our shop here.

*Not quite retro, maybe retro-revived.

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