1. Home
Send to a Friend via Email
Pamela Wiggins

Updated Articles and Resources

By Pamela Wiggins

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Art Nouveau and Art Deco: What's the Difference? Created: Sunday, April 20, 2014 Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014
      Wondering about the difference between Art Nouveau and Art Deco? Learn more here.
    • Collecting Vintage & Antique Dolls Created: Tuesday, August 29, 2006 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Doll collecting can be a fun and rewarding hobby, but how do you know what to collect and what to avoid? Read on for a few clues." itemprop="description"><...
    • Modern Head Hunters Prefer the Ladies Created: Tuesday, December 19, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Collecting head vases is a popular pastime. Learn more about them here." itemprop="description"> Wednesday, August 29, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Have an old telephone but don't know what the style is called? This pictorial guide can help you identify your antique wall phone.
    • Vintage Handkerchiefs Hold Crafty Potential Created: Friday, May 30, 2003 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      What can an inexpensive vintage handkerchief do for you? A lot with a few clever suggestions. Check out these crafty ideas!" itemprop="description">...
    • patina Created: Thursday, July 10, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Patina is the green film formed naturally on copper or bronze antiques with exposure, or artificially with the use of acids.
    • Top General Guides on Antiques & Collectibles Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Guide Picks - Top General Guides on Antiques & Collectibles
    • Ways to Test Antiques and Collectibles with a Black Light Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Black, also known as fluorescent or ultraviolet, lights can help with authenticating, dating, and finding repairs in all types of antiques and collectibles.
    • Fulper Pottery Created: Sunday, March 30, 2014 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Wondering how to date your Fulper Pottery pieces? Find out here.
    • Fulper Pottery Created: Thursday, April 10, 2014 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Do you know how to identify Fulper Pottery's "Ink" mark? Find out here. Page 17.
    • Pottery and Porcelain Marks Created: Monday, May 08, 2006 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      A gallery of illustrated marks to help you identify antique and collectible pottery and porcelain.
    • Gebruder Heubach Created: Sunday, December 11, 2011 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Sunburst Mark Used on Gebruder Heubach Dolls, Piano Babies, and Bisque Figurines. Page 18.
    • Doulton & Co. Created: Sunday, November 08, 2009 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Doulton Burslem England Crown Mark - Pottery and Porcelain Marks - Antiques & Collectibles. Page 16.
    • Collecting Vintage Footwear Created: Friday, February 09, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Can old shoes really be valuable collectibles? You bet! Learn more about what's collected and who collects them.
    • Shoe Styles Through the Decades Created: Saturday, July 02, 2011 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Whether you're a true shoe collector, vintage clothing enthusiast, or into historical reenactment (for Halloween or otherwise!), you'll enjoy this parade of footwear styles as seen through old maga...
    • A Butterfly Collection of a Different Sort Created: Tuesday, September 13, 2005 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Morpho butterfly wings were used to craft souvenirs from the 1920s through the 1950s. Learn more about these antique collectibles.
    • How to Find Values for Your Antiques and Collectibles Created: Thursday, May 08, 2008 Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014
      Read more about valuing antiques and learn to come up with values for your own collectibles. Learning to value antiques and collectibles is a skill appraisers pick up over time, but with time and patience you can do it yourself.
    • The Collector's Eye: Created: Tuesday, July 08, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
      Decorating with collectibles can be fun for the collector and exciting for guests. This book helps the collector turn ordinary into extraordinary in terms of displaying collections of antiques and collectibles.
    • Researching Silver and Silverplate Online Created: Tuesday, September 09, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
      This useful list of links will help you research silver and silverplated wares, including maker's marks, hallmarks and values, online.
    • Learning About Limoges Porcelain Created: Saturday, March 04, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
      Limoges porcelain is ever-popular with collectors, but many people don't realize that Limoges is a region in France rather than the name of a single factory. Learn more about this popular decorativ...
    • How To Do a Completed Item Search on eBay Created: Saturday, January 31, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014
      Researching values for antiques and collectibles on eBay most often relies on doing a completed item search. You can learn how to accomplish this task quickly and efficiently.
    • Antiques Shows and Related Events for March Created: Sunday, January 11, 2009 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      Antiques shows and related events taking place in March all around the country.
    • Antiques Shows and Related Events for February Created: Sunday, January 11, 2009 Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014
      Antiques shows and related events taking place in February all around the country.
    • A Closer Look at Depression Glass Created: Saturday, May 31, 2003 Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014
      All the main topics relating to Depression glass, including history and patterns, are discussed in this informative feature on colorful glassware." itemprop="description" itemprop="description...
    • When Collections Become Burdensome Obsessions Created: Tuesday, August 14, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014
      It's easy to shift from being a collector to an accumulator, and there are some problems associated with this. Find out how to get a handle on your out of control collection.
    • What Do Celebrities Collect? Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014
      Do you have a collecting passion in common with one of your favorite celebrities? Find out what about resides in celebrity collections.
    • Victorian Hair Work Jewelry Created: Sunday, March 16, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014
      Do you know if your Victorian hair work piece was related to mourning? Or was it used for some other occasion? Find out how to tell about that here.
    • Mourning Jewelry Created: Wednesday, August 18, 2010 Updated: Sunday, March 16, 2014
      More than a hundred years ago, no well-dressed person would have considered mourning a loved one without a piece – or preferably several pieces – of special mourning jewelry.
    • Antique Trader Antiques & Collectibles 2014 Price Guide Created: Sunday, October 20, 2013 Updated: Monday, March 10, 2014
      Wondering if Antique Trader Antiques & Collectibles 2014 Price Guide by Eric Bradley is the right price guide to suit your needs? Take a look at this review to find out.
    • How to Store an Antique Quilt Created: Tuesday, April 18, 2000 Updated: Sunday, March 09, 2014
      Storing antique quilts properly can keep them crisp and usable for future generations. Learn more with this useful step-by-step guide.
    • Identifying Victorian Black Jewelry Created: Monday, October 18, 2010 Updated: Saturday, March 08, 2014
      How to recognize black jet, often used for Victorian mourning jewelry. The qualities of black jet jewelry.
    • Button Up a Nifty Collection Created: Saturday, June 18, 2011 Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014
      Have you ever wondered why anyone would pay money for old clothing buttons? Take a look at this article to find out why people love them and the surprising sums they can be worth.

    ©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.