Discerning ivory from plastic requires inspection

With the worldwide ban on ivory, it is absolutely essential one can decipher ivory from plastic when it comes to antiques and collectibles. In the latest Ask the Experts column, Dr. G. Marchelos offers a clear caution of closely examining items and seeking documentation, as he fields a reader's inquiry about determining if an...

Liberty Blue dishware

Springtime blues cap off fun antiquing adventure

Everyone has tales of treasures found and antiquing adventures enjoyed, and in her story of 'Springtime Blues' Sandy Erdman of Winona, Minn. talks about the 100-mile sale and a set of Liberty Blue dinnerware. Erdman's story is one example of the type of stories submitted to the 7th Annual Favorite Finds Contest.