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Is it Pressed Glass or Cut Glass?

OK, so I have a ton of glass from the Janvier Road bungalow. We poured lemonade from it, drank from it, served fruit and potato salad in it. My mom told me there was a difference between pressed and cut … Continue reading

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Are Vintage Greeting Cards Worth Anything? Yes. And No.

While going through boxes of old things from my family, I came upon a ton of ancient greeting cards. They ranged from Art Deco beauties to funky images from the 1960s. “Wow,” I thought, “these must be worth a fortune!” … Continue reading

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Blue Willow and the Star-Crossed Lovers

Just about everyone has a piece of Blue Willow china, whose deep cobalt color may have evolved from early Imari designs (blue survived the kilns better than other colors). Many people also know the famous Chinese legend of the pattern: … Continue reading

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