When you think of your personal style, where do you begin? When it comes to statement jewelry, a pin or a brooch is just a little thing, but it can say a lot. It can reflect one’s mood, or one’s passion for a hobby. How fitting is it that we so...
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 editor takes new position It’s been a few weeks since we’ve connected. During this time, which we’ve taken to calling the ‘summer hiatus,’ a lot has gone on. One of the things to have occurred is a change in leadership of this celebrated antique and collectibles reference. After nearly...
If you are in Portland, Oregon and you catch a glimpse of a woman elegantly dressed in period clothing, with a stunning hat to top the ensemble, don't worry that time has escaped you, it's simply Lu Ann Trotebas, the owner and executor of the largest hat museum in the U.S.
As Dr. Anthony J. Cavo teaches us in this extended Ask the Experts assessment, several elements within decorative paintings lend themselves to determining the possible age of a piece.
"The Last Chord" series of postcards, from Bamforth and Company, is the product of inspiration from an early 20th century song by the same name, according to an assessment by Ask the Experts panelist Dr. Anthony J. Cavo.
Advice from the Furniture Detective about making the most of the tools available to repair an item of furniture brought forth storytelling memories for Antoinette Rahn when she was a child.
Wedgewood pottery, in operation since the mid-18th century, has brought many iconic motifs and objects to market. Among those was its lusterware line, driven by the designs of Daisy Makeig-Jones.
For ceturies people have been telling stories, and sharing the tales of their lives and experiences through quilts. In this article, Antoinette Rahn explores this topic of tales told through textiles.
One of the country's most expansive miniature circus, featuring figures hand-carved by a father-son duo over the course of five decades, is on the market.