A laymans guide to finding antiques and collectibles in Gargage sales and Charity shops.
Half dolls are wonderful little antique dolls that are becoming harder to come by.
Learn about the history of Clinchfield pottery, along with the pottery marks/hallmarks that they used over the years.
Learn the history of Delft pottery, and all of its various hallmarks/marks. Plus how to identify an antique piece of Delft.
Collecting hammered aluminum pieces from the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s adds vintage style to any occasion. Pieces are plentiful and affordable and don't require polishing. Many aluminum pieces are distinct and are hand wrought.
Learn the history and how Flow blue pottery is made. Check out the marks/hallmarks that are common to flow blue pottery.
Currier and Ives art prints cover a variety of scenes. It may seem difficult to identify them but having good information makes the task easier.
Carousels have fascinated me since the first time I tried to climb up on the handcrafted horse. Then I found books about carousels and my fascination grew. So will yours!
What separates an authentic vintage leaded glass shade from a fake or reproduction? Antiques Roadshow appraisers make it look so easy. It is not possible to condense 20 years of expert experience into a short online article but there are a number of basic points about dating leaded lamps any one...
Vintage costume jewelry often has intricate workmanship, not readily found in today's costume jewelry. They are great conversation started when added to an outfit, especially if they have a history.