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I’ve always wondered about the differences in these jewelry terms, but not being a “jool,” I didn’t feel qualified to write an article about them. Then voila! I stumbled upon this terrific article by Daye Salander of Daye Salander Antiques … Continue reading
These bears always intrigued me. I thought some Great Grandwhatever had carved them. But it turns out they were brought back from Germany just before World War II. Their proper name is Brienzerware. People use the term “Black Forest” carvings … Continue reading
My family’s church was rooted in the German culture. On the wall in the entryway was the most fabulous Lord’s Prayer I had ever seen. It fascinated me as a child, and all through the years that I attended. This … Continue reading
Anybody can buy “collectible” items to display on a shelf. You see ads for them all the time: “Hand painted!” “Limited edition!” “Design of enduring value!” But will they hold their value? They may. Then again, they may not. One … Continue reading
When you think of an heirloom, you think of something like Aunt Agatha’s rocking chair – a one-of-a-kind antique that, if reproduced, just won’t have the same quality. As a person whose paying job involves words, I find it ironic … Continue reading