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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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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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Antique Murano Glass Wedding Cake Bead Necklace and Earrings Set

Welcome and an excellent day to you. As promised, the Venetian Murano Glass Wedding Cake Bead Necklace (and matching earrings).  No one really knows when/where the “Wedding Cake” term began but you can see why – each one of these beads look like they’re the special pastry treat at a party. But what’s even more… Continue reading Antique Murano Glass Wedding Cake Bead Necklace and Earrings Set

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Trio of Purple (Manganese) Perfume Bottles – The Final Installment

So, how’s your Monday going?  Thanks for popping in. My previous two posts have been about Antique/Vintage collectible glass perfume bottles and today I’m wrapping up this batch of beauties. All three of these perfume bottles are lovely and quite unique.  They do share a couple of commonalities – they’re all three glass and, it… Continue reading Trio of Purple (Manganese) Perfume Bottles – The Final Installment

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Unusual Prince Matchabelli Perfume Bottle – Collectors Input Appreciated

Hello and Good Morning, Afternoon or Evening to All. I’ve got a mystery!  And as it happens, I love mysteries.  A recent pickin’ expedition had me coming home with three lovely Antique/Vintage glass bottles – all purple glass.  Two of them, I’m positive, are manganese glass. But this one, hmmmm, I just don’t know. This… Continue reading Unusual Prince Matchabelli Perfume Bottle – Collectors Input Appreciated