inFebruary 12, 2014 - 8:50am
inMarch 5, 2014 - 8:26am
Ruby Lane's online magazine, Ruby Read.....Vintage Begins Here
This online monthly magazine features articles on everything from antiques and art, vintage, collectibles, and the latest from the worlds on interior design, fashion and culture.
In our March issue:
V Magazine's Michael Gleeson - My Favorite Finds
inFebruary 26, 2014 - 2:57pm
February 26, 2014 - 8:49am
On my daughter’s 9th birthday, she received her very first charm bracelet. Over the past several months, charms have been added to represent who she is: a puppy dog charm for her beloved Dani (a Chihuahua-Dachshund mix), a blue high-top tennis shoe for her favorite color and love of Converse sneakers, a turtle, a cupcake, and “Happy Birthday” so she will always remember when she received it.
inFebruary 25, 2014 - 10:22am
The death of a major movie star, such as the recent death of Shirley Temple Black, results in a great deal of media attention. What impact does it have on the value of that person’s memorabilia?
February 11, 2014 - 10:20am
inFebruary 3, 2014 - 10:57am
Louis Vuitton started using date codes in the early 1980’s. Since this is the case you will not find a date code on LV handbags in the earlier years and the early 1980’s. You can tell the bag is vintage by the LV hardware which is brass and usually will have green patina around the hardware buttons. Be sure to check the lining and leather stitching for authenticity.
inJanuary 23, 2014 - 2:50pm
Why does the antiques and collectibles field not have strong professional organizations?
inJanuary 22, 2014 - 9:55am
Or the Revereware, or the Corning Visions, for that matter! Vintage cookware can be right at home on a new counter style stovetop. If you’ve headed to the appliance department to replace an electric stove, don’t let the salesperson convince you that a countertop model won’t work with your precious vintage pots and pans.
inJanuary 21, 2014 - 12:16pm
Although there is now a global collecting community, it appears regionalism still plays an important role in determining what is collected, where it is collected, and value. Is this correct?