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Old Rugs
A generalized site for learning about persian, oriental, etc. rugs

Adamstown Antique Mall
I often "pick" antiques myself here. You do need to know what you are doing, however.

Maine Antique Digest
One of the Top National Antique Journals

Paintinghere.com
In formation on Benjamin Williams Leader and other famous artists

European Style Antiques
A great place to look for European styles in pine furniture, and other decorative arts...

Martha Stewart Relinning Tin
Retinning copper pans!

How to Know a Persian Carpet
A good introduction to understanding the oriental or persian antique or semi-antique rug.

What is a tole tray?"
An exact and simple definition of tole. Tole painting is done with ONE STROKE! is almost always done on tin! Paper Mache is sort of an exception and in a category all its own. KNOW YOUR DEALER!

Basic Information-Pewter, Brass, & Copper
A Doorway into the antique metals and much more.

History of Fireplace Tools
A little known site of the history of fireplace tools.

The Heisey Museum
Anything You'll ever need to know about Heisey Glass.

Basic Antique Care and Repairs of Antique Prints
To restore or not to restore...that is the question!

Antique Print Forgeries and Fakes and Reprints
A site to help you recognize the original from the reprinted. Too often, now, a print is made to sound like it is an antique when in fact it is a reprint. Restrikes of originals can be perfectly acceptable if done from an original plate...Piranessi would be a good example. Know your dealer!

Antique Marks
Marks and identification of different Antiques A-Z

Antique And Vintage Bookends Collecting
A look into the fun of collecting antique and vintage bookends.

Sheffield Plate
The history of how Sheffield Plate was discovered.

How To Clean An Antique Tin
How To Clean Antique Tin

Kovel's
Kovels is the Antique Dealers Bible

The Print Collector
An Introduction to Colleting Prints

The Nazmiya Collection
An excellent site to research oriental rugs

Silver and Silverplate Care and Repair
Silver and Silverplate care

Bukara Carpets.com
A fantastic site for researching a highly difficult subject...antique persian rugs!

Scottish Pottery Society
Scotland made pottery, too!

One Of A Kind Antiques-appraisals
Submit your antiques to a trusted antique dealer.

The History of Tramp Art Antiques and Artisans Gallery
A fantastic site for researching the history of Tramp Art

Calculator for International Freight Quotes Freight Center Solutions
Calculate a shipping quote from me to you- 21120 USA to you-

Mary Webster Antique Picture Frames
Educate yourself in identifying antique frame

Wilshire Fireplace Shops
Great place to view antique fireplace items and they do custom work.

Online Encyclopedia of Silver, Marks, Hallmarks, and Maker's marks
A thoruogh visual list of silver marks

Historical Currier and Ives Print Collection
Understanding the story about Currier and Ives Prints

Freight Center
Broker for quoting shipping rates for antiques

Old Prints Restoration
Offers Restoration advise and services

James Richards Studion
great American self taught landscape artist

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