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! This nodder, produced by Conta & Bohme of Possneck/Thuringia, Germany, is only 2 ½ inches in height. When positioned in a certain manner, the tongue darts in and out of its mouth. What an odd looking character! According… Read more »

Leprechauns and Dolls in Green

Posted in Dolls, Vintage Collectibles

by Ruby Lane

1909 German St. Patrick’s Day Embossed Postcard Irish Lady in Green Dress St Patrick’s Irish Boudoir Bed Doll Red Hair Shamrock Dress 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… 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 »