Remake this Look on Ruby Lane for Under $100

"The Inspiration"

"The Remake"

1.) Lovely Coral Chiffon Vintage 1960's Pleated Party Dress from Miss Elliette of California, $38, click here. 2.) Classic Retro Double Strand 8mm Glass Pearl Necklace, $28, click here. 3.) Lovely Ladies Vintage 1960's Navy & White Straw Cloche Bucket Hat, $18, click here. 4.) Vintage Hand Beaded Gloves, $12, click here.

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Making Vintage Lemonade

My daughter Debi likes bluebirds; to her they are the symbol of her grandmothers. She even has blue birds tattooed on her foot in remembrance of her grandmothers. My own mother sang the song “Zip-A-Dee-Do-Dah” until hours before her death, after having sung the song countless times to her children and grandchildren. “Mr. Bluebird’s on my shoulder, it’s the truth, it’s actual, everything is satisfactual,” wasn’t just a line in the song, it was the way she lived her life: content in every situation, facing whatever came her way with a smile.

Shop Owner Reflects on The New Ruby Lane

After fifteen years of hosting over 2,400 shops we now have a new Ruby Lane that will attract more customers and carry a wider range of items. A monthly online “Ruby Read” magazine is exciting. The new changes are easier for both buyers and sellers.

View the September Issue of Ruby Read - Ruby Lane's New Online Magazine

The September issue of Ruby Read has just been published. View it here:

Remake This Room on Ruby Lane - Mid-Century Living

"The Inspiration"

"The Remake"

1.) Vintage Sears rare copper and cream color comboTypewriter 704 5010 Carrying Case, $86, click here. 2.) Mid Century Modern Beige Chaise Lounge, $1950, click here. 3.) Outstanding Mid Century Atomic Eames Era Lamps, $795, click here. 4.) Large vintage mid century ashtray greenish blue ceramic, $42, click here.


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How L.C. Tiffany Helped Me Recognize Cannetille Jewelry

I recently embarked on a quest to understand what Cannetille jewelry is and why it is different from Filigree jewelry. I had acquired a stunning sterling silver slide pendant on a chain and several jewelry dealers, representing decades of experience, identified it as Cannetille.

Winner Announced: Ruby Lane 15-Year Anniversary Contest for August

We are pleased to announce that Janet Johnson is the winner of the Ruby Lane August 15-Year Anniversary contest with her entry of, “Dagnabbit, I ain't giving up my original dungarees. I don’t care how much they are worth at auction.”

“Congratulations to Janet! Janet will receive this exquisite Vintage 10K Gold Ruby and Diamond Geneve Watch.

We have also chosen several other entries to receive a Ruby Lane Tote bag. They are:

Remake This Room on Ruby Lane - An Antique Bath

"The Inspiration"

"The Remake"

1.) Antique Bathroom Medicine Cabinet with Mirror, $145, click here. 2.) Pretty Woman Victorian White Milk Glass Vanity Covered Dish Jar, $88, click here. 3.) Oil on Board Victorian Painting of a Tabby Kitten in a Shoe, $275, click here. 4.) Red and White Enamel Cooking Pot or Pan, $17, click here. 5.) Perfume Bottle French w/ Sterling Silver & Crystal - Dresser Bottle, $89, click here. 6.) Reed Wicker Hamper Circa 1920's, $325, click here.

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Rinker's Opinion: The Future of the Antiques and Collectibles Show Marketplace

What does the future hold for the antiques and collectibles show marketplace?

Once a sales venue becomes established in the antiques and collectibles field, it never disappears.  While its strength and vitality may swing like a pendulum between good and bad times, the sales venue’s perseveres.

Change is continuous.  Today’s sales venues differ from their historical counterparts.  In some cases the change is enormous.  In other cases, it is minimal.

Storing and Displaying Cameo Collections

Recently I've had several clients chat with me about displaying and storing their cameo collection. Having given some tips to them I thought I might write a quick article to help other collectors in their pursuit to safely store their prized pieces, in such a way that they can get great pleasure from their collection.

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