Frequently Asked Questions

It is rare to find a family business located in the United States. Because people often have a hard time believing that such a business still exists in this day and age, it is only natural to have lots of questions. Here are some of the most common answers!

  • Yes, 99% of our bell products are made in the USA.
  • Yes, that really is genuine leather.
  • Yes, we really do hand paint those decorative leather doorknob bells, using no stencils and no screen-printing.
  • Yes, they do fit every round doorknob we have ever tried, & various other knob shapes, as well.
  • Yes, people really do leave them up year-round.
  • Yes, many animals do learn to ring the bells to let owners know that they want to go outside, be fed, etc.
  • Yes, there are several differences between solid brass, brass-plated, nickel-plated and chrome bells.
  • Yes, we do personalize many of our hand-painted leather items & mini-cow bell ornaments (our line of Giggle-Lings). Just e-mail us your request, & we’ll see what we can do to make your request a reality.
  • Yes, WE are the folks at the shows listed on our schedule. However, our products are also purchased in large quantities by other people to be sold in stores, gift shops, catalogs, etc.
  • Yes, there is a wrong way to open the baskets. Please read the instructions on the label before opening your new collapsible basket.
  • No, we do not recommend trying to put liquid in the baskets. They do leak. They are baskets, not bowls.
  • No, we do not make the personalized ornaments & tabletop items that we sell.
  • No, there is no such thing as a dumb question.
  • Yes, you may e-mail your question to us, and we will try to answer it as intelligently & quickly as possible.