The issue of finding the perfect wedding gift that plagues wedding guests today was less so in the 19th century, when a bride's basket was the go-to gift. Learn more about bride's baskets and their popularity among collectors.
G. Argy-Rousseau gifts of innovation and scientific experimentation are at the backbone of his most prized development, the pâte-de-verre casting technique he used to create his masterpieces of glass.
After more than 40 years of operating Griffins & Gargoyles in a iconic brick building on Lawrence Ave. in Chicago, the father-daughter duo of Roy and Kelly Donovan are moving their antiques business strictly online.
Collectors eagerly pursue Santa Clara Pueblo pottery by Margaret Tafoya. In the latest Ten Things You Didn't Know column, Antoinette Rahn illustrates how truly amazing it is that pieces originally sold for $5 are now often commanding four or more figures.
The genre of graphic novels continues to engage readers of all ages and interests. In the recently published "100 Greatest Graphic Novels", authors Katrina Hill and Alex Langley lead a unique exploration into some of the best books this genre has to offer.
The deadline for submitting stories about Nostalgic Treasures, for the 2016 contest and special edition of Antique Trader, is rapidly approaching (Sept. 30). Check out some inspiring examples of submissions received...
From dairy tokens and milk cans to milk bottles, cream separators and advertising signs, dairy memorabilia is appealing to a variety of people each driven to dairy for various reasons. Antoinette Rahn explores dairy collectibles in her latest Ten Things You Didn't Know column.
Have you ever wondered what goes through the mind of someone who picks items antiques and collectibles with the intention to flip for profit? Author Joe Willard shares some elements of picking philosophy, which can easily apply to other areas of life.
In the latest Out and About column, Antoinette Rahn shares some of the delightful discoveries found during an unplanned visit to Monona, Wisconsin’s, booth 121, an Upcycled Specialty Store.
After providing valuable historical information about a bedroom suite made by Empire Case Goods, Furniture Detective Fred Taylor suggested the reader visit local auctioneers to get a better idea on value, based on condition.