Ruby Plaza Shop of the Day: Treasure Island

Ruby Plaza Shop: Treasure Island

Ruby Lane Shop:: Oban Antiques

Owners Name: Pam Baker

A little introduction: I have been collecting antiques for almost as long as I can remember, and selling them in one way or another for over 40 years. I like their story. That is, I like to think about what they have seen that I haven't...And of course I love beautiful things. My weaknesses are silver and old books. And a lot of other stuff.....

Favorite item in your shop?
Scottish Provincial Silver Paper Clip: Frazer Ferguson and MacBean, Inverness

Scottish Provincial silver is so rare, but what I really love about this is that it can be so decorative and so useful at the same time. I like my silver to work, not just lie around looking pretty.

What got you started selling online?
I got my first PC in June 1999, read 'Windows 98 for Dummies', and opened a shop on Ruby Lane in October. I suppose I thought 'Why not?' Our 'bricks& mortar' business was very seasonal and selling online proved to be a very useful addition. We even got Ruby Laners coming into our 'real'shop. The Ruby Family (in every sense) has been an important part of my life ever since.

User login



About Ruby Lane

Vintage Begins Here: Explore the exciting world of Ruby Lane. Discover thousands of independent shops showcasing quality Antique & Art, Vintage, and Jewelry items from the world's largest curated marketplace.

Follow Me on Pinterest