Vintage Christmas tree pins: pretty and profitable

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Whether it’s ever dawned on you to pick up a holiday tree brooch while out doing your consumer-spending duty, if you do, more choices grow in emporia than simply sparkling Christmas brooches. Whatever it is you love in the world, you likely can find a holiday tree that represents that hobby – and here’s 14 of the most popular styles! PLUS: The Top 5 Reasons Not to Collect Christmas Tree Pins

Whatever it is you love in the world, you likely can find a holiday tree that represents that hobby – and here’s 14 of the hottest categories! Plus: The Top 5 Reasons Not to Collect Christmas Tree Pins Read More +

A Jewelry ‘Good Buy’ vs. ‘Goodbye’ : What’s selling and what’s sitting with costume jewelry dealers

Expert Kathy Flood offers a candid update on the often-fickle jewelry market, listing what’s selling and what’s sitting. "Recently I purchased an enameled base-metal pin clip for $15 and sold it for $1,500. If that doesn’t get your juices flowing for jewelry, I don’t know what will. Why, you could even pay for a week of your ungrateful child’s college tuition with such a sale."

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