Bobbleheads and The Opium Nodder

Posted in Guest Blog, Vintage Collectibles

by Ruby Lane

I present to you The Opium Nodder or as the modern day would have it, the Bobblehead! According to Wikipedia, a Bobblehead is a toy, constructed by using either a hook or a spring, to connect the head to the body. Only a light tap is needed to set the contraption in motion, making the… Read more »

Leprechauns and Dolls in Green

Posted in Dolls, Vintage Collectibles

by Ruby Lane

It’s almost that time for all things green. Leprechauns all over are gearing up to wear the green and toast the emerald isle!  Dolls in green look wonderful displayed around shamrocks and other St. Patrick’s Day memorabilia.  There are even statues of St. Patrick himself to lend an heir of dignity and spirituality to your… Read more »

The Whimsical World of Vintage Jewelry Boxes

Posted in Gift Ideas, Vintage Collectibles

by Ruby Lane

[mp_row] [mp_span col=”12″] [mp_image id=”43462″ size=”full” link_type=”custom_url” link=”https://www.rubylane.com/ni/collectibles?cat=Vintage%20Collectibles&q=vintage%20jewelry%20box” target=”true” caption=”false” align=”left”] [/mp_span] [/mp_row] [mp_row] [mp_span col=”12″] [mp_row_inner] [mp_span_inner col=”12″] [mp_text] While it isn’t about a jewelry box or romantic love, Joe Hill’s novel Heart Shaped Box manages to get one thinking of boxes, which during Valentine’s Day, usually contain chocolates or jewelry. Jewelry collectors will… Read more »

Defining Art Deco Costume Jewelry

Posted in Jewelry, Uncategorized, Vintage Collectibles

by Pamela Wiggins

One of the most overused terms in the jewelry realm is Art Deco. Whether jewelry is misidentified, or the phrase is simply employed to attract attention to a sale listing, this erroneous attribution is seen over and over again. One of the confusing aspects about Art Deco – a term that wasn’t widely used until… Read more »

Love My Valentine! Sweepstakes | $500 Shopping Spree on Ruby Lane

Posted in Antiques & Art, Events, Jewelry, Lifestyle, Vintage Collectibles

by Ruby Lane Social

Enter to win a $500 Shopping Spree Sweepstakes on Ruby Lane! Ruby Lane is excited to announce we are giving ONE LUCKY WINNER $500 to SHOP for fabulous Antiques, Dolls, Vintage Collectibles, Furniture and Lighting, Fine Art, Glass, Porcelain and Pottery, Dolls, Silver, Vintage Fashion and Jewelry on Ruby Lane.       Sweepstakes starts… Read more »

Spotlight on Vintage Gifts Galore $500 Ruby Lane Shopping Spree Sweepstakes

Posted in Antiques & Art, Events, Gift Ideas, Holidays, Jewelry, Lifestyle, The Buzz, Vintage Collectibles

by Ruby Lane Social

Enter to win a $500 Holiday Shopping Spree Sweepstakes on Ruby Lane! Ruby Lane is excited to announce we are giving ONE LUCKY WINNER $500   to SHOP this holiday season for fabulous Antiques, Dolls, Vintage Collectibles, Furniture and Lighting, Fine Art, Glass, Porcelain and Pottery, Dolls, Silver, Vintage Fashion and Jewelry on Ruby Lane…. Read more »

Ruby Red Time Machine $500 Sweepstakes!

Posted in Antiques & Art, Categories, Decorating Ideas, E-Commerce, Events, Gift Ideas, Holidays, Jewelry, Lifestyle, Vintage Collectibles

by Ruby Lane Social

Enter to win a $500 Holiday Shopping Spree Sweepstakes on Ruby Lane! 96 HR Ruby Red Time Machine 50% Off Holiday Tag Sale Ruby Lane is excited to announce we are giving ONE LUCKY WINNER $500 to SHOP this holiday season for fabulous Antiques, Dolls, Vintage Collectibles, Furniture and Lighting, Fine Art, Glass, Porcelain and… Read more »

The Top 5 Factors That Experts Consider When Identifying and Valuing Vintage Playthings

Posted in Dolls, Guest Blogs, Top 5 & 10, Vintage Collectibles

by Ruby Lane

Special Guest Blog by Ruby Lane Shop Owner ‘Steiffgal’ Rebekah Kaufman You’ve just added a new treasure to your collection, and your gut tells you that there’s something special about it.   Or perhaps you have had an unusual doll or Teddy bear for years, and have always wondered if it has any real financial value… Read more »