What’s in a name?

People are sometimes confused with the word, salvage, that is in our name….here is a little information that you might enjoy…..

Salvage  {SAL-vij}     Of French Origin

As a Noun

The act of saving a ship or it’s cargo from perils of the sea.

The property so saved.

Compensation given to those who voluntarily save a ship or its cargo.

The act of saving anything from fire, damage or danger.

The property saved from danger

The value or proceeds upon sale of goods recovered from fire.

As a Verb

To save from shipwreck, fire, etc..

Quote with the word Salvage

“There is no end to the work of salvage in the drowning high seas of Christmas when loneliness in…..”   -May Sarton (poet)

Salvage as a value in word games

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Trendy words associated with salvage….upscale, refurbish, recycle, upcycle, re-purposed

With all of that being said…At Seaglass Salvage Market, we have wood, doors and other salvageable materials.(noun) We also take items that are damaged or forgotten and give them an upcycled, refurbished and re-purposed look.(verb)

We actually just have a great time making things beautiful!  🙂

The Girls at Seaglass Salvage Market

Published by seaglasssalvagemarket

My name is Kelli, I live in Leland, NC and I own Seaglass Salvage Market, a once a month indoor/outdoor Meet the Maker Market. On the third weekend of each month you will find artists, artisans and entrepreneurs selling handmade, homemade, resale and retail items out of our two warehouses. We also have food trucks each day of Market, as well as outdoor vendors and outdoor seating (weather permitting). We are open, rain or shine, the **3rd Weekend** of every month! Friday, Saturday and Sun 9:00-3:00 and can be found at 1987 Andrew Jackson Hwy in Leland, NC. Once a month, every month, all year round!

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