Merchant tokens were widely used on the eastern shore of Maryland (after the Civil War) by the canning industry, to pay laborers that picked or packed fruit, vegetables, oysters, crab, etc. Join us here, in a discussion about them from a collector's perspective.
One of the most intriguing collectibles to hit the décor scene in recent times is thevintage pillar candle. As common as they were in US households during the first half of the 20thcentury, it’s hard to believe these decorative gems would be as rare as they are today.
Many times while conducting my work I find myself asking "is this crystal or plain glass?" The question is significant for many reasons, including how it affects the value of the piece in question. Here are 5 quick tips on how to tell if it's glass or crystal.
Vintage flower frogs come in a variety of shapes and sizes, and are made of various materials. Discover what vintage flower frogs are, and the characteristics of the most common ones on the market today.