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Antiques In Phoenix Valley Of The Sun Antique Dealer Association Annual Appraisal Fair

The Valley of the Sun Antique Dealer Association 15th Annual Appraisal Fair 2018. The event will be hosted by the Antique Plaza Antique Mall in Downtown Mesa AZ.

VSADA membership is open to Antique Dealers and Shop Owners throughout the Greater Phoenix Arizona Area.  Our Members are located across the valley selling Antiques in Phoenix.

For More Information about our Appraisal Fair…


Added by Michelle's Antiques on February 21, 2018 at 12:00pm — No Comments


Custom graphic that says: "Antique wall decor: bringing your walls to life"

Is that empty wall staring you down every time you walk in the room? Well read on, my friend! Here is some inspiration to transform that blank space using a unique collection of antiques.


antique cutting boards

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Added by Annie Robinson on January 23, 2018 at 6:50pm — No Comments

Inspiring and educating: Antique Trader still serving antiques and vintage trade

Antique Trader has been serving the collecting community for 60 years. It's been my pleasure to be working with Antique Trader for the last 10 ... first as an online editor, working on, and for the last few years as the print editor.…


Added by Karen Knapstein on October 18, 2017 at 11:00am — No Comments

Bringing The Beauty Of Fall Into Your Home


Ski Country Antiques & Home Fall Decor Tips

The nights are getting longer, the leaves have changed color and despite that day of snow last week, the weather has been absolutely beautiful. Fall is our favorite season because the colors are so rich and antiques look especially regal in the fall glow. Maggie, the Ski Country…


Added by Annie Robinson on October 16, 2017 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Industrial Era Antique Decor Ideas

Industrial style decor guide

The Industrial Era began in 1760, spurred by the creation of three history-changing inventions: steam power, cotton & textile looms, and iron making tools. This time period inspires images of brushed metal, task lamps & sleek, productivity-focused designs. You can almost hear the lingering whistle of trains, the whirl of looms and the clanging of metal as the world entered into a new realm of possibility.

When the commercial spaces of factories were later…


Added by Annie Robinson on October 2, 2017 at 3:30pm — No Comments


Antique Shopping In Downtown Mesa AZ

There are now more options available for  Antique Collectors and Decorators along Main Street in Downtown Mesa.  Antiques Shops, we now have 7 great stores in addition to New Coffee Shops, Bakeries, Restaurants, Record Shop and Boutiques and…


Added by Michelle's Antiques on April 21, 2017 at 11:20am — No Comments

Always buying, Consigning and Trading Antique and Vintage items!

Buying, Consigning and Trading Vintage and Antique: Furniture, Jewelry, Militaria, Nauritcal, Signage and Advertising, Gold/Silver and Coins, Primitives, American and German Cameras, Carved Woodworking, Retro, vintage and antique collectibles, Musical Instruments, Phones, Old Photos and more.

Please call or text 774-237-7433 or email hacquick@

Added by Peter vanEsselstyn on April 20, 2017 at 3:02pm — 2 Comments

The best antiques in Maine

Added by Travis on April 17, 2017 at 3:29pm — No Comments

Richard Begay. Creating Native American Navajo Jewelry Treasures.


Added by Jewelry Quest on March 14, 2017 at 10:33am — No Comments

My Non Vintage Activities as a Recycle / Repurposing Artisan ...

Two things that make me really happy are fossicking and making. When not out looking for vintage wares for my online shop I love to make things using old or discarded materials. Current favorites are…


Added by Suzi Coward on February 12, 2017 at 7:48pm — No Comments

Space Memorabilia collectables of the 50’s

Just thought I would share this info with everybody. eH

During  the 50’s – 60’s there was a space race to the moon.

Major companies saw this as a good opportunity to commemorate and cash in on the hype. Many major companies started to produce lines of furniture, toys, light fixture, comic book, still & mechanical rocket ship banks, movies, coins, dolls, even some Countries put out postage stamps and the list goes on. Some items you can still buy new today, so nostalgia…


Added by dave wettlaufer on December 27, 2016 at 12:22pm — No Comments

Military Collectables

Here at AC Silver we have a large collection of military collectables, ranging from brooches and charms to silver vases and large scale presentation trophies.

Items related to military service are highly collectable for many reasons; one of them simply being that such a high percentage of people have an affinity or connection to the military or to…


Added by AC Silver Antiques on November 23, 2016 at 10:48am — No Comments

Silver Smoking Accessories

Here at AC Silver, we are certainly not in the business of encouraging anyone to smoke, however we know that many of our customers enjoy antique items which are unusual, quirky and reminiscent of a bygone era. Our selection of silver smoking accessories certainly fit the bill.

Some of you may or may not even enjoy a cigar, or know of…


Added by AC Silver Antiques on October 25, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

How to Clean a Diamond Ring

How to Clean a Diamond Ring at Home

There are many old wives’ tales regarding the best way to make a diamond sparkle, and how to clean rings in particular – which attract lots of dust and debris from being worn on the hand, and are usually worn more often than other items of jewellery. Especially diamond solitaire rings, as these are often worn as engagement rings and are…


Added by AC Silver Antiques on October 19, 2016 at 10:37am — No Comments

History Of Navajo Native American Jewelry

A Brief History Of Navajo Native American Jewelry…


Added by Jewelry Quest on October 18, 2016 at 8:00pm — 2 Comments

GROUPS up to Moderate!

These GROUPS are available to become the moderator. I am at a point where I have taken on too many other responsibilities and can't take care of them and will not be able to moderate anymore. It's been a good experience. I was here at the very beginning of this site and have enjoyed learning and sharing. If interested, please contact : C. Dianne Zweig



Added by Ellene Meece on September 2, 2016 at 5:25pm — No Comments

eBay Classifieds online is closing

at the end of September so they are not accepting new ads. I was directed to Close5 which is a cell phone app which I can't use. Boo on eBay!

Added by Lillian Dunbar on August 31, 2016 at 1:28pm — No Comments

Antique Carved Japanese Netsukes

Netsuke originated in 17th century Japan as a means for men who wore robes known as kimono, which lacked pockets, to hold their belongings. Containers called "sagemono"—pouches, woven baskets, or beautifully crafted boxes called "inro"—were attached to the robes' sashes with cords and fasteners known as netsuke.…


Added by Michelle's Antiques on August 21, 2016 at 5:22pm — 1 Comment

Rail Road Date Nails

                                                          Haunted railway dated nails

At an automotive swap meet where everybody brings {supposedly} automotive related items for sale but, on occasion, you can find some unusual finds.

On this occasion I met a vendor with a wooden box filled with, well, I don’t know what they were. The vendor spotted me looking at these odd nails and came over and said,” do you know what they are?” Nope. He told me the story of when Great Western…


Added by dave wettlaufer on August 4, 2016 at 9:05am — 2 Comments

Antique Article

The reasons why antiques stay alive.


Based on my personal knowledge, experience and opinion.

Antiquities are, items that have survive, the test of time. They were made by someone or something who gave them life. A life to inspire, entertain, decorate, to be used, to be read, to record and define something or someone in life. Not all were made with a value in mind, but history gave it a place and a time. All the persons who bought them,… Continue

Added by Ramiro m. Valdez on July 23, 2016 at 9:06pm — 2 Comments

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