Category Archives: Antiques

The $750 Song Title

Selling old vinyl records should be left to the professionals. Continue reading

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Ordinary thrift shop lamp…or work of art?

Someone recently asked in a Facebook group about a lamp she’d inherited from her grandmother. It was very retro, with a corset-shaped base and white drum shade. She said it was marked “Tye of California.” I’m not much of a … Continue reading

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Is it a stretch vase or a swung vase?

Stretch and swing glass vases are different types of vases. It pays to learn the difference! Continue reading

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From Grief to Glamour: The Enduring Beauty of Camphor Glass

I’ve had this necklace and bracelet forever. I can only assume it originally belonged to my grandmother and was passed down to my mother.   I had no idea what it was, but I loved to wear it on special … Continue reading

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Go vintage for a truly fun, old-fashioned holiday!

It’s getting to be that time of year again. The endless search for that special gift for that special person. You know, the one who already has everything. Another sweater? A fondue set? A candle – again? Can you take … Continue reading

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Ridgeleigh by Heisey: Art Deco Star of the 1930s

Every so often I take out this Heisey Ridgeleigh cigarette holder and prepare to list it in my Etsy shop. And every time, I end up putting it right back in the hutch. Why? It’s just so pretty, and feels … Continue reading

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Alice Annglow: The definition of cottage chic.

One of the best things about spending summers at my family’s Janvier Road bungalow was being surrounded by antiques. I’m sure that’s where I found my love for all things old. The bungalow was built around 1910, and I assume … Continue reading

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