inAugust 22, 2008 - 11:00am
Question: Hi there, was wondering if you might know who made this beautiful porcelain romantic couple figurine? How old would it be? Would appreciate any help. Thanks, Lynn
inAugust 21, 2008 - 2:44pm
Undeniable obsession; the search for financial backers; bankruptcy; families with their possessions piled into handcarts, on foot to another town to escape creditors and try again; triumph and disaster: the story of the development of English porcelain in the first half of the 18th century.
inAugust 20, 2008 - 9:35am
Shelley China - Elegant English china in exquisite floral chintz patterns and art deco style.
inAugust 19, 2008 - 3:30pm
Thanks to the media, especially the Antiques Roadshow and a rash of HGTV “antiques and collectibles” shows in the late 1990s and first half of this decade, Americans now are alert to the potential value of family heirlooms, childhood treasures, and other types of personal property. The dream of finding one or more hidden treasures in one’s attic, closet, basement, etc., or at a garage sale, flea market, or antiques mall has become part of the American psyche, a dream that increases exponentially during difficult economic periods.
inAugust 18, 2008 - 5:57am
Ruby Lane Customer Care & Share: Be Friendly & Courteous
inAugust 14, 2008 - 11:34am
A common mistake new buyers and collectors of glass will sometimes make is to look at a piece of glass with a molded pattern and mistake it for glass onto which a pattern or design has been manually ‘cut.’ On occasion, too, if this error is brought to the attention of some dealers, they may even insist no misidentification has taken place.
inAugust 13, 2008 - 8:59pm
It was about 1743 when Thomas Boulsover discovered that an ingot of copper could be given a coating of silver by means of fusion by heat, and that the two metals united could be worked into shape as one. Most importantly, the copper always retained its silver covering, however thinly it was rolled. At first, Boulsover used plated copper for making buttons, boxes and other small wares.
inAugust 12, 2008 - 9:08am
Was it only a few months ago the North wind blew cold, sculpted drifts of
Conversely, in the middle of August, we think ice is nice. It cools our
inAugust 11, 2008 - 1:27pm
Ruby Lane Customer Care & Share: Use $5 Words
Avoid using fancy words that draw attention to themselves and away from the meaning you're trying to get across in your message. By changing $10 words to $5 words, you get a message that is simpler and more direct. For example:
inAugust 8, 2008 - 8:19am
While the Peridot, with its distinctive green color is most widely associated with the month of August as a birthstone, there are widely and long accepted alternatives.