Gold nugget discovery deemed museum quality DALLAS – An enormous, 40-ounce gold nugget, nicknamed “Lightning Bolt” for its jolting, bright yellow glow and rarity beyond any diamond found on Earth, could take top lot honors in in Heritage Auctions’ Nature & Science Auction Aug. 18. The 11-inch gold nugget was discovered in Victoria, Australia, and...
Search for “French” on RubyLane.com and before you pops up more than 5,000 different selections of French antiques from the half million items available through the online marketplace. Antiques & Uncommon Treasure of San Marcos, California, offers a unique early 19th century mother-of-pearl Palais Royal tazza (currently sale priced at $447)....
Antique Trader, the national antiques publication delivering news, commentary, and advertising for the antiques market, has announced it will produce an Antiques and Collectibles Industry Directory in its January 30, 2019, edition.
Deltiologists around the world celebrate National Postcard Week the first full week of May each year. In 2018, Antique Trader traded NPCW postcards with dozens of postcard enthusiasts.
As much as things change, it seems many things stay the same. At least that's how it appears in regard to "The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady." This reprint features the thoughts and observations of a young author in 1906.
In her review of the new book "Edwardian Ladies Hat Fashions: Where Did You Get That Hat?," Print Editor Karen Knapstein discusses the uncommon, but informative fusion of facts and photos about antique fashions and some of the sacrifices made in the name of style.
A lot has changed since the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition took place in Chicago. However, one of the innovations unveiled at that Expo continues to entertain and appeal to all ages. Elongated coins or pressed cents continue to captivate.
Natural history and art come together in the form of the shell mosaics known as sailors’ valentines. A traditional 19th or early 20th century shell mosaic from Barbados usually includes a flower design. It also includes some form of heart, and perhaps a special verse or message. Among the sentiments featured...
Everything But the House (EBTH) is out to demonstrate that locating estate-fresh finds has never been easier. AT Print Editor Karen Knapstein explores more about this in a recent Knowing Your Business column.
In less than 10 years time, approximately 14,000 U.S. artists created hundreds of thousands of piece of art under the Federal Art Project. Here Karen Knapstein explores the program and interest in the posters.