Tag Archives: thrift shops

Trendspotting: Anchor Hocking’s “Wexford” Pattern

I’m finally unpacking the glassware from my family’s Janvier Road bungalow, and I need to decide which pieces to keep and which need another good home. My rule of thumb is: If I can’t figure out how it will survive … Continue reading

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The thrill of the hunt: Final in a Three-Part Series, “Why Buy Antiques?”

You could go to Macy’s or Target and get a complete set of very nice wine glasses in less than an hour. You could get a nice picture for the wall over your sofa from a local framing gallery or … Continue reading

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