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After more than two decades appraising art, antiques, and collectibles and training my followers to identify valuables and resell for profit, I want to share some of the most successful tips that people have used to cash in on items available at estate, yard, and garage sales.
Today’s jewelry trends cater to designs that are dainty, diminutive, demure. That was not the case in the 1980s. Big, brash, bold, powerful statement jewelry was popular in the decade when Michael J. Fox went Back to the Future.
Spring cleaning has its drawbacks and its advantages.
Collectors like to rotate collections with frequency and display their items in various parts of the home. Some collectible items only make an appearance at certain times of the year.
Kitchens are one of the best places to spot valuable collectibles. From antique fine china to vintage appliances, kitchen collectibles can hold their value for generations and serve as wonderful accessories in the most popular place in the house during the holidays.
Since coffee is an age-old hot drink, coffee grinders date back to the ninth century AD. As coffee served many people from diverse cultures worldwide, grinding coffee beans was essential.
Barbie has been in the news lately ahead of the upcoming release of the 2023 Barbie movie. The doll, which was introduced in the late 1950s and skyrocketed in popularity in the 1960s, has recently made big strides in the collectibles market.
Any time is a good time to shop for vintage and antique objects, but if you are tired of the crowded thrift stores, Goodwill bins, and Salvation Army shelves, you may want to change things up and experience some outdoor antique and vintage shopping.
Over the course of her short life, Princess Diana (nee Diana Spencer, 1961-1997) inspired the production and manufacture of many works of art, antiques, souvenirs, and collectibles from the time of her highly publicized engagement to HRH Prince Charles to her shocking death.
The bright-white milk glass bud vase that stood quietly on your mother’s kitchen shelf since the 1950s is actually an object with a history that dates to the Italian Renaissance era.
One of the most common questions I field is: “What’s an antique?” The word antique has a simple definition.
Pokémon, or Pocket Monsters, the famed card game and collectibles that originated in Japan, remain popular with collectors.
When embarking on a new phase of life, like a new marriage, a new home, a new job, a big anniversary, or retirement, many people chronicle the experience with the purchase of an important object.
With Valentine’s Day celebrated this month, jewelry is on the minds of both givers and receivers.
January is the time of the year when home goods are featured for shoppers in stores and online. Why not use your cherished family heirlooms when you decorate or redecorate your home?
Don’t know which contemporary toy is the best one to buy for everybody on your list this holiday season? While many toys make great gifts, some toys will be collectibles of the future.
Baking has been a popular pastime for years. Among Mom’s china or Grandma’s baking dishes, collectors find cooking collectibles to have good design elements and maintain high values.
A circa 1995–97 oil-on-canvas portrait painting by the late music icon David Bowie sold at auction for $108,120 Canadian recently. That statement in and of itself is not all that groundbreaking until the rest of the story is told.
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