"Nice collection Katie. The bird of paradise is a play or knock-off of a Boucher design. From the plating, it appears to be fairly contemporary, but if you show the back, one can tell more. Very pretty."
"Hi Vicki! Thank you very much for the info :-). The peacock brooch is stunning, but I have been unable to find any markings on it. I have spent hours trying to figure out more information about it or find something comparable. It resembles a trifari…"
"Thank you so much for your help!! I just started navigating the site and playing around with different features, but I have a tendency to get stumped sometimes when it comes to sizing and uploading the pictures properly :-). Your advice/…"
"Hi Katie! When you're typing in the box, you'll see a line of buttons starting with one that says 'link'. The second one will be a graphic of a picture. You'll click that button and then when you get a pop up, you'll…"
A very big welcome to our terrific site, we hope that you get involved in many of our groups, and post some photos of your collection(s) etc with the information on yourself already on your page. When you get comfortable here please…"
Work at an art gallery and am a mother who enjoys buying, selling or simply exploring antiques in my spare time
Tell us about your interest in antiques, collecting and any antique related websites, blogs, businesses.
I have recently become interested in vintage watches, jewelry and coins. I have collected all of the above and many other items for all of my life and have now wanted to explore further and gain more knowledge about the items that I own.
If you belong to other collector groups which one(s) do you belong to?
My Bulova and looking to join more
Would you be interested in moderating or co moderating a group forum in the area of collecting you specialize in?
Not at this time,but definitely when I gain a bit more expertise
Where is the Help Desk /Welcome Center button on our site?
A very big welcome to our terrific site, we hope that you get involved in many of our groups, and post some photos of your collection(s) etc with the information on yourself already on your page. When you get comfortable here please would you add an avatar picture and feel free to customize your profile page, to make it more you (easy templates provided)
Then you can start exploring the site and join as many groups as you like, let us know your interests and we can point you in the right direction as to which groups to join, if you only want specific topics. Invite some friends from the group, this is very easy and we have such a great group of people, write an article or make an announcement on our http://iantiqueonline.ning.com/forum (found on the main page) or post in any of the specialty group forums. Be sure to visit Whadja Find (tell others what you found remember to read how to post the photo’s correctly not links and add a detailed description to enable the others to give help easier). Visit the Sell My Antiques Group (where you can sell antiques, collectibles, art etc, should you wish to sell an item) By the way....each group has its own forum and also a comment wall (like a bulletin board). Forums help keep the threads (topics) organized. You are always welcome to start a new forum in any group. The Main forum is for general announcements for the whole community. If you need further help click on the Help Desk button at the top of your page. This feature provides answers to frequently asked questions and other tips, suggestions and information. Should you get stuck on technical matters or need to report an issue use the "Report an Issue" button on the very bottom of your page. Please tell your friends not already on the site about us. You can invite new members by clicking on the invite button on the top of you page,
Enjoy, make friends and look forward to your discussions and posts.
C. Dianne ZweigKathyParkEditor-In-Chief Co-Founder Welcome Centre Team Leader Dianne@cdiannezweig.com