While I’m searching antique shops, shows, auctions, and the Internet for pieces to add to my collections, I’m forever coming across unsought, but wonderful antiques and collectibles. More often than not, it is such finds that make a trip worthwhile.
Several years ago, while browsing in a quaint little antique shop in southern Indiana, I discovered a blue and white stoneware water pitcher with beautiful little flowers decorating the sides.
Just about everyone has at least one yearbook from their old high school tucked away on a shelf or in a box, seldom looked at, all but forgotten. After I moved away from home, I didn’t even bother to take my yearbooks with me. It wasn’t until several years later, on a visit to...
The antiques and collectibles market has undergone a change in the last several months. With higher energy bills, higher grocery bills and pretty much higher everything, collectors have less and less cash to spend on antiques.