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December 2009 Blog Posts (17)

Start Your Own Antique TV Show and Sell Your Antiques Much Faster!

Selling antiques online has now become much easier with the introduction of web video. With more and more people having high-speed internet access in their homes, it now becomes possible for you to broadcast your own “Antiques Show” right from the comforts of your home or antique store.



Instead of having a plain website with pictures, you can now shoot video of your antiques, while at the same time educating the viewer on the piece they’re considering buying.



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Added by Carl Ross on December 31, 2009 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Making Curtains from Vintage Buttons and Dish Towles

I came across this post on how to make curtains form vintage buttons. dish towels and a tension rod. here is the l link:…





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Added by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk on December 28, 2009 at 11:30am — No Comments

My Shtick

I started my business in 1984, and have built this business on a national reputation of quality craftsmanship with a special sensitivity towards the finishing of every piece. I have repaired & reconstructed everything from historically important tankards, tea services, and tureens to disposal-damaged and dishwasher-dulled flatware. You'll appreciate my spotless dent removal.



I consider myself an environmentalist, using the safest, non-toxic, organic products available. My… Continue

Added by Jeffrey Herman on December 27, 2009 at 6:34pm — 1 Comment

Grandma's Thimble: what do you cherish?

I took pictures and posted on my personal blog about my grandma's thimble today. It really is one of my most prized possessions. What are some of your antiques or vintage items that have been handed down to you and which do you cherish the most? Be sure to add a photo...…



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Added by LuAnn Smith on December 27, 2009 at 2:48pm — No Comments

The Thrill of The Hunt: Bargain Shopping in Flea Markets Looking For "The Big One"

The Thrill of The Hunt: Bargain Shopping in Flea Markets Looking For "The Big One"



Here is the link: http://cdiannezweig.blogspot.com/2009/12/thrill-of-hunt-bargain-shopping-in-flea.html…

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Added by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk on December 27, 2009 at 12:00pm — No Comments

French Victorian converted gas chandelier

This gilt bronze chandelier has all the original gascocks. Also note the curved post. Sorry about the quality of the photos. Because there is a full wall mirror behind it, the only viewable photos (without glare from the flash) were from… Continue

Added by Eleanor S on December 26, 2009 at 1:37pm — No Comments

Rinker's Opinion: What are the most popular collectible items for the “under 30” demographic and why is this so?

Rinker's Opinion: What are the most popular collectible items for the “under 30” demographic and why is this so?

http://blog.rubylane.com/node/1230

Added by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk on December 19, 2009 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments

Looking to increase your traffic for your website or online store?

Having been in this business for the last ten years or so online and for about 33 years all together, I totally realize that its all about the traffic. We work really hard finding, researching, and displaying out goods only to face getting lost on the web. You can buy books everywhere on seo work and you should. They give you the in depth look you need to make things happen for you, things you must do to survive. My question was what else to do because I wanted even more traffic. The answers… Continue

Added by Penny on December 16, 2009 at 11:33pm — 8 Comments

1939 Charlie McCarthy silver plated spoon

Ever since I was a kid I remember this spoon hanging up in the dining room.
It originally belonged to my grandmother. My mom's owned it since the 1950s.
To see pictures and to read about the film that inspired the spoon please read my blog entry at: http://budurl.com/hhlf

Added by MyVintageGeneration on December 14, 2009 at 7:38pm — No Comments

A new gallery by International Fine Arts Venue!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Enjoy the beauty of hand carved stone sculpture by Internationally recognized artists!!!! Please come and browse the selection. Learn to be a stone sculptor from an Internationally recognized master. Save your cell phone minutes and use our chat rooms in the student lounge. All are welcome! No membership, no obligation, no hassle!

Visit www.coldstonecreative.com

Added by Colten Rowland on December 13, 2009 at 2:02am — 1 Comment

Amazing Antiques

Beautiful buys at the Grand Rapids Antiques Market, Michigan's largest indoor show. January 2-3, 2010.



Visit our blog for great details and lots of photos.



Merry Christmas!…



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Added by Grand Events, LLC on December 12, 2009 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

Fortune Magazine: A Brief Look Back

It's that time of year when mutual funds pay out capital gains to their investors.
So, I take a brief look back how and when Fortune magazine came to be in my latest blog entry at:
My Vintage Generation

Added by MyVintageGeneration on December 9, 2009 at 7:37am — No Comments

Antiquing in Pennsylvania

A trip along Route 80, down I-99 and back brought us to a number of antique malls and shops and enough merchandise to make your head spin. The first stop was Lewisburg, Pa.

Roller Mills, 100 N. Water Street, Lewisburg, Pa—Contains merchandise from some 400 dealers including furniture, glassware and more. There’s a lot of stuff in here and probably only a small portion meets the hundred years of age required to be an antique. Still, most anywhere… Continue

Added by Eric Miller on December 6, 2009 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

OVER 800 LOTS Exceptional Antique Estate Auction December 5, 2009 a Dealers Dream Auction!

OVER 800 LOTS Exceptional Antique Estate Auction December 5, 2009 - Fontaine’s Auction Gallery has important sales scheduled. On Saturday, Dec. 5, the firm will conduct a multi-estate antique estate auction (also called a Discovery Sale of over 800 lots). Please see our event pages for listing. Hope to see you there.



See a small preview here:… Continue

Added by Fontaine's Auction Gallery on December 3, 2009 at 2:11pm — No Comments

HUGE VINTAGE HOLIDAY SALE at CURBYS CLOSET

There is a wonderful Vintage HOLIDAY SALE going on now at CURBYS CLOSET. Please feel free to check out my etsy shop this month and look for savings on many items up to 50% off!! New items will be listed each week. Come find something lovely and unique!

MERRY CHRISTMAS and HAPPY HOLIDAYS to all!!

Chris Anderson
Curby's Closet

Added by Chris Anderson on December 3, 2009 at 12:10am — No Comments

furniture care

Historical artifacts are so cool. Casual Furniture from the late nineteenth century is especially cool. I am wanting to protect the investment. Does it make any difference what Furnace Filter you use? Are there other suggestions that you guys might have for keeping the environment in… Continue

Added by Cindy Fallsen on December 1, 2009 at 10:37pm — 4 Comments

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