Antique teacups remain some of the most popular vintage collectibles today and for many reasons. Their intricate, beautiful designs and very affordable make them an ideal collectible choice.
Antique teddy bears are lovely items as they not only represent craftsmanship from an earlier period but also they carry with them a long history of love and affection.
Blue Mountain Pottery was a Canadian Pottery company located in Collingwood Ontario. It was founded in 1953 by Dennis Tupy and Jozo Wieder and closed in 2004.
If you love the shabby look, hunt for milk glass from the 1930s and 1940s, or porcelain pieces from the Victorian era. Swedish and Norwegian pieces from the 1950s to 1970s fit perfectly into more modern interiors.
Pressed glass dates back to the 1820s when glass pressing machines came into existence. Glass companies make pressed glass or pattern glass, by pouring hot, molten glass into molds using a plunger.
Tea time demands a few manners. Next time you host a few friends for this civilized ritual, remember these rules of etiquette: First, do not stir the tea in circular motions, but use a back and forth motion with your spoon from the six o’clock to the twelve o’clock position, […]
Most collectors of Blue Mountain Pottery will agree that it is much harder to collect and find some of the alternate color variations used by this Collingwood Ontario Company. The company which was founded in 1953 produced items with a unique glazing process known as reflowing decorating. As I said, […]
I have found the most delightful pieces of china, it seems the Japanese were much more playful with their design, much less formal than England and Germany, and collecting vintage Japanese china can be a ton of fun as well as very affordable!! This strawberry shaped cream and covered sugar […]
I lived for a few years in the town of Salem Ontario in the early 1980’s and right across the road was a wonderful little pottery called Gordon Pottery. Robert Gordon pottery had a very distinct look, with grey background, brown trim and whimsical blue flowers on most pieces. They actually created […]
Adorable standing Teddy Bear, no maker markings anywhere on him but he is very Steiff LIke, with his open mouth, shaved mohair muzzle and real glass eyes. His collar is plastic and of the ’50’s era. A wonderful teddy in excellent condition, no hair loss and the felt on his […]