Antique or Vintage Collectibles · Christmas · Collectible Glass · Decor · Etsy Seller · Online Shopping · Woman Owned Business

Victorian Christmas Tree Fairy Lights

Welcome Back. Today’s little bit of History is brought to you via the art of Christmas Tree Lighting. Back in the 1800’s when the first Christmas tree was presented with lights it went like this:  melt a blob of candle wax onto a limb and then press the lit candle into the wax.  (I expect… Continue reading Victorian Christmas Tree Fairy Lights

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Antique and Vintage Horse Brass

Hi All.  I’ve got a truly unique listing going up in my shop Old Raven on Etsy today. Horse Brass  Yep, that’s what I said.  Here’s a quick definition from Wikipedia: “A horse brass is a brass plaque used for the decoration of horse harness gear, especially for shire and parade horses. They became especially popular… Continue reading Antique and Vintage Horse Brass

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Vintage Porcelain Perfume Bottle

Welcome and Happy Day Before Thanksgiving.  Our weather here took a turn for the worse yesterday and Old Man Winter came knocking with a very heavy fist.  High winds rattled our little house all night long and shows no sign of stopping, and stinging slivers of snow get mixed in now and then just for… Continue reading Vintage Porcelain Perfume Bottle

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ME (Mary Engelbreit) Scottie Dog Cookie Jar

Hello everyone, and Happy Holiday week – Thanksgiving – yeahhhhhhh.  (Food’s a biggie with me, can you tell?) So, today I just listed something that’s near and dear to my heart – Mary Engelbreit’s (ME) Scottie Dog Cookie Jar.  Near and dear because I had three of these adorable Scottie dogs over the years.  Two… Continue reading ME (Mary Engelbreit) Scottie Dog Cookie Jar

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Ardalt Verithin Set of Candle Holders (with a SURPRISE)

Happy Saturday to All.  Whew, that was a busy week wasn’t it? Take a peek at today’s new shop listing – A Pair of Ardalt Candle Holders.  These clever little porcelain floral baskets appear to be just, and only, that – baskets of flowers. But SURPRISE, the center rose in each bouquet lifts out to… Continue reading Ardalt Verithin Set of Candle Holders (with a SURPRISE)

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Prohibition Era Diamond Patterned Amber Rittenhouse Whiskey Bottle

Good Friday to you all and thanks for joining me here. Isn’t it strange how things can seem to go in waves?  For instance, lately as I’ve been pickin’ for the Vintage and Antique side of my shop I’ve come across a number of glass items such as a unique pint milk bottle, three manganese… Continue reading Prohibition Era Diamond Patterned Amber Rittenhouse Whiskey Bottle

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Eva Zeisel Arizona Teapot – Hallcraft

Yea – it’s almost Friday!  Good to ‘see’ you and welcome. Today’s new shop offering is an extremely rare mid century teapot designed by Eva Zeisel and produced by Hallcraft. Eva Zeisel was known for her hands on, user friendly designs and for her significant role in establishing the “mid century modern” style. Just look… Continue reading Eva Zeisel Arizona Teapot – Hallcraft