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    Ruby Lane Sponsors the Miniature Antique Show in Denver, Colorado (We Saved a Really Small Seat For You)                                                                              By Rachel Hoffman Small objects have fascinated people in diverse cultures throughout the ages and for various reasons. You’ve heard the saying, “Good things come in small packages.” We regard objects reduced greatly in… Read more »

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Posted in Jewelry

by Cathy

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  The cocktail ring. Charming, attention-grabbing and luxurious – did you ever wonder how it got the name? The name originated during twenties Prohibition times when large flamboyant rings worn by flappers drinking in underground speakeasies was “en vogue.” Often characterized by an oversized stone and worn by the wealthy, the more ostentatious, the better…. Read more »

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Posted in Recipes, Vintage Collectibles

by Cathy

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  College football season starts soon and that means one thing – tailgating! The parking lots and grounds of campuses all over the country will soon fill with open trunks, lawn games, elaborate table settings and fun food and drink. Whether your team wins or loses, it’s often the social gathering that is the highlight… Read more »

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Posted in Antiques & Art

by Cathy

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    Decorating the nursery vintage style with treasures from the past is a popular nursery theme. Look for unusual antique cribs (the french baby crib below doubles as a planter!), rocking chairs, cast iron beds (useful for when the child gets older) and antique baby linens. Muted pastel colors (pink, peach, pale yellow and… Read more »

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Posted in Vintage Collectibles

by Cathy

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  Statistics show that August and September are the most popular months for birthdays so chances are someone you know might be having a baby! if that is the case, here are a few recommendations for a unique, one-of-a-kind vintage gift for that special baby gift. Forgo the diaper bag as a vintage sterling silver… Read more »

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Posted in Jewelry

by Cathy

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  Cuff bracelets are THE statement pieces of the moment. They can add instant pizazz to any outfit and quite often, it’s the only bracelet you will need. You can also add smaller, thinner bracelets to the mix and transform your look instantly. Whatever you choose, the cuff bracelet is an important attention-grabbing addition to… Read more »

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Posted in Antiques & Art, Vintage Collectibles

by Cathy

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      Decorating with chinoiserie and Asian accents is one of the hottest trends in design. Traders brought back treasures to their native homeland as far back as the 17th century and Chinese imagery has dotted wallpapers, fabrics, porcelain, screens  and furniture ever since. Adding even one element of the look can bring instant… Read more »

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Posted in Antiques & Art, Jewelry

by Cathy

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  The Baltimore Summer Antiques Show is one of our favorite events! Located at the city’s Inner Harbor on One West Pratt Street, rare antiques, furniture, paintings, textiles,  jewelry, silver and modern and contemporary objets d’art await. Ruby Lane is one of the sponsors so come visit us at Booth #2324.  The event is held… Read more »

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Posted in Vintage Collectibles

by Cathy

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    When it comes to our four-legged friends, we will go to great lengths to keep them healthy and make them happy. Forget the box of Milkbones and bake a healthy, tasty treat for your dog – they will love you for it! And making the treats in a vintage animal mold from Ruby… Read more »

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Posted in Dolls

by Guest Blogger

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Every high school in America has been part of the mascot revolution; be it a sailor or a pirate, a tiger or an eagle, or something else. The mascot has been an inspirational symbol of school spirit. It has used by cheerleaders and fans to promote their schools. Today, mascots commonly appear as stuffed figures…. Read more »

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