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Party On with Inaugural Collectibles (1/20/09)
Obama cuff linksIn the mood to party, but it’s too late for New Year’s Eve? Too early for the Super Bowl? How … More >>

How to Repair Vintage Fur Yourself (1/15/09)
To attach sable pelts to a coat, I threaded a huge leather needle with quadruple thread and, my fingers aching, I kept sewing until the job was done. Vintage fur can be fragile. Air, light, heat, insects and accidents all contribute to causing damage to your precious garment. … More >>

Warlick Ready for ‘Obamabilia’ Madness (1/15/09)
Crystal paperweight with 2009 inaugural sealBefore the election in 2008, WorthPoint Worthologist and presidential memorabilia expert Jim Warlick’s Button Poll predicted that Barack Obama would … More >>

Turnipseed Reaps Diverse Collecting Crop (1/12/09)
Examples of BakeliteIt started with a cardboard box at a garage sale purchased for $1. In the box was a plastic jewelry … More >>

Top Obama Inaugural Collectibles (1/9/09)
New York Post day after electionSuperstar Will Smith got teary. Ellen Malcolm, founder of Emily’s List called it “a proud moment in our nation’s history.” Great Britain’s … More >>

Persian Lamb: Telling the Genuine from the Faux (1/6/09)
faux-persian-lamb-jacket-with-white-mink-collarPersian Lamb is a beautiful fur. It’s warm, rather sturdy and can be sporty or dressy. It comes in different … More >>

The Exquisite Needlework of Appenzell Embroidery (1/5/09)
towels are nice examples of Appenzell embroidery, although because they are only floral without any figures, they are not as highly desired.Some of the finest white-on-white hand embroidery comes from a small town at the foot of the Alps in northeast … More >>

An Easy Way to Display Your Valuable Rug (1/5/09)
To display a rug on a wall, staple one strip of Velcro to your wall at a desired place making sure the sticky stuff shows. You may also put in a few nails, evenly spaced if the rug is on the heavy side. Then staple the other half of the tape to the back of the rug along the top edge making sure the tape is not showing. DonDisplaying a valuable antique that should be kept of the floor used to be a big and often costly project. … More >>

Caring for Vintage Linens and Textiles – Part Two (12/26/08)
antique-ironThe Stains are Out – Now What Do I Do? Now that they’ve been washed, the linens are clean and ready … More >>

Preserving the Worth of Your Antique Carpets (12/17/08)
Household TrafficWe have all seen beautiful Oriental carpets worn to shreds, discolored, cracked, stained, stretched out of shape and visited with all possible … More >>

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