Hamil-Swag: On Pins and Needles

Here are some decorative Hamilton-themed pins and buttons from around the internet.

On Etsy, thefoundretail offers an enamel Hamilton pin for $9.75.

Hamilton Enamel Pin, Alexander Hamilton, Soft Enamel Pin, Jewelry, Art, Gift (PIN53)
Image from Etsy

LoganArch offers a “Hipster Alexander Hamilton” soft enamel pin for $9.95.

Hipster Alexander Hamilton Pin
Image from LoganArch

InkandMettle features a wooden, antique-style handmade pin on stained wood for $10.

Alexander Hamilton Handmade Antique-Style Pin on Stained Wood // Stocking Stuffer
Image from Etsy

On Etsy, Yeswarea11 offers a set of handmade Constitution and Founding Father buttons featuring Hamilton, Jefferson, Washington, and some famous quotes from the founders.

FOUNDING FATHERS American Constitution 12 Pinback 1" Buttons Badges Pins
Image from Etsy

 

 

Hamil-Swag: More Office Supplies

As an update to my older post about Hamilton-themed office supplies, here are some additional office supplies available!

My office still boasts a Hamilton bobblehead and the mini-bust that I got a few years ago!  Some newer supplies and office decorations are now on the market, including:

  • Alexander Hamilton Notebook (from the Signature Notebook Series)- Leather-bound notebook with Hamilton’s quotes.  The product description states: “Alexander Hamilton is arguably one of the most inspiring—if not the most significant—of our Founding Fathers, and today, Hamilton’s legacy of brilliance still rewards us all. His defense and advocacy of the Constitution continue to shape our political discourse, and his profound impact on our then-fledging nation was accomplished largely through the power of his written word. Now you can put pen to paper in your very own Alexander Hamilton Signature Notebook, and let his words encourage and inspire you as you record your daily musings.”  It is available from Target from $9.87.
Image from Target
  • Blue Hamilton Mousepad- The Alex in Blue mousepad is a nonstick blue mousepad with a rubber backing.  Available from Cafe Press for $9.99.

    Alex In Blue Mousepad
    Image from Cafe Press 
  • Alexander Hamilton Statue Sculpture Figurine- This 13 inch figurine is made of cold cast resin with a bronze powder finish and is available from Amazon for $56.25.
Alexander Hamilton Statue Sculpture Figurine
Image from Amazon
  • Alexander Hamilton Glass Paperweight- made of tempered glass with a felted base.  The product description states that it is “an enduring inspiration and reminder of personal commitment and excellence. A visable symbol of Americas rich heritage.”  It is available from Amazon for $9.95.

 

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Hamil-Swag: Shotglasses

Fishs Eddy offers this dueling gift box of Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton shot glasses on their website for $12.  I received these as a Christmas present this year, and love them! They are very sturdy and well made (but be warned, they pour pretty large shots).

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Cafe Press offers this Fight Club Hamilton shot glass, combining A. Ham + one of my favorite movies, for $13.99.

Fight Club - Alexander Hamilton Shot Glass

Cafe Press also offers this I Love Federalists shot glass for $13.99.

I love Federalists Shot Glass

And if you’re looking for something to put into these shot glasses, food writer Casey Barber has an exciting recipe for an Alexander Hamilton cocktail she named “My Shot” on Good Food Stories.  She writes:

As the Hamilton musical grows into more of a phenomenon, I feel compelled to celebrate its genius. I don’t have an acre of land, a troop to command, or a dollop of fame, but I can make a damn good cocktail. So here’s my way of adding my voice to the narrative: a boozy homage to the checkered, complex life of Alexander Hamilton, using spirits—rum, whiskey, cider, pimento dram, and applejack—that were popular during Hamilton’s lifetime.

Hamil-Swag: Odds & Ends

Here is some random Hamil-Swag I’ve come across in the past few weeks.

A. Hamster: this sticker from Red Bubble features an adorable Hamiltonian hamster.  Small stickers are $2.40 and medium stickers are $6.00.

Alexander Hamilton - Hamster by imaginedworlds
Image from Red Bubble

Wrapping Paper: It’s too late for this holiday season, but there are apparently a few varieties of Hamilton wrapping paper:

  • Founding Father Joy offers a nifty green and red Hamilton wrapping paper for $15.80 per roll on Zazzle.
  • Fine Art Museum Gifts offers this wrapping paper featuring a John Trumbull portrait of Hamilton for $23.95, also on Zazzle.
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Picture from Zazzle

Capitalism Rocks Hamilton mug: from Cafe Press, this mug is $9.95.

HamiltonRocks Mugs
Image from Cafe Press

Translucent Pint Glass:  Designed by Stephen Harmon and available from Cafe Press, this pint glass is $12.95

Founding Fathers: Alexander Hamilton Drinking Glas
Image from Cafe Press

 

Hamil-Swag: Hip, Hip, Hipster Hamilton!

What is a hipster?

Urban Dictionary’s lengthy top definition of a hipster states in part:

Hipsters are a subculture of men and women typically in their 20’s and 30’s that value independent thinking, counter-culture, progressive politics, an appreciation of art and indie-rock, creativity, intelligence, and witty banter. The greatest concentrations of hipsters can be found living in the Williamsburg, Wicker Park, and Mission District neighborhoods of major cosmopolitan centers such as New York, Chicago, and San Francisco respectively. Although “hipsterism” is really a state of mind,it is also often intertwined with distinct fashion sensibilities. Hipsters reject the culturally-ignorant attitudes of mainstream consumers, and are often be seen wearing vintage and thrift store inspired fashions, tight-fitting jeans, old-school sneakers, and sometimes thick rimmed glasses.

Founding Father Joy has a “Hamilton is Hip” mousepad available at Zazzle for $11.95 that portrays a scruffy Hamilton with hipster glasses.

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Image from Zazzle: http://www.zazzle.com/hamilton_is_hip_mousepad-144566932712494264

There is also a “Hipster Hamilton” design (which I have previously featured as a t-shirt design) that is available as a mug for $16.95 from Zazzle.  The description states: “Hipster Hamilton loves tall boys, cloves, indie bands and all things hipster. He’s also on the $10 bill, but you’ve probably never heard of it.”

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Instagram user fwacata shared this illustrated $10 bill featuring a bespectacled, scruffy Hamilton.

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Interestingly (and I don’t know if there is a connection with our Hamilton), I just discovered Hamilton the Hipster Cat on the interweb!  He is a California rescue cat who just happens to have an adorable hipster mustache.

Hamil-Swag: Alexander Swagmilton Playlist on 8tracks

8tracks user Glorfinedel created an Alexander Swagmilton playlist to celebrate Hamilton’s birthday.  The playlist features a catchy mix of hip hop and pop songs.

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The tagline under the swagtastic image states:

bruh. but like, what if we had a bank?
happy birthday alexander hamilton
http://ecthelion.co.vu/post/107856542384/bruh-but-like-what-if-we-had-a-bank-happy

Happy Friday from It’s Hamiltime!

Hamil-Swag: Handmade Treats

Here are some handmade Hamilton items, available from individual sellers on Etsy!

Watch locket necklace available for $52 from SirensSoul

Watch Locket Necklace Real Antique Art Deco Watch With Removable Money Inside

Hamilton bottlecap magnet, available for $5.50 from MessageinaBottlecap.

Alexander Hamilton Bottlecap Magnet

Hamilton Origami Figure available on Etsy for $44.95: “Up for sale is a beautifully crafted origami Alexander Hamilton Figurine. He’s wearing a Baseball Cap and a business suit and he’s jamming a guitar!  The head is made of a $10 bill and the rest is made of $1 bills.”

ALEXANDER HAMILTON w/Baseball Cap playing Guitar Dollar Origami - Money President Gift