How to Start a Doll Club

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by Ruby Lane

It all started with a doll or two you saved from your childhood, and a couple more you bought at a yard sale because you thought they were cute.  Then, your friends and family brought you some more dolls as souvenirs. Soon, you realize that you are a doll collector. You perform your due diligence,… Read more »

Dolls on the 4th of July; Red, White and Blue Couture!

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by Ruby Lane

9″ Patsyettes as George and Martha Washington 5.    George and Martha Washington: Emma Clear immortalized the original first couple, but dozens of other companies have created them as dolls including Effanbee, Nisbet, Carlson Dolls, Martha Chase,  and Madame Alexander. There are interesting surviving documents showing Washington bought toys for his step-children, too. Emma Clear George… Read more »

A Beginner’s Guide To Buying Antique Dolls

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by Ruby Lane

Generally speaking, an antique is an object over 100 years old, or in some cases, over 80 years old. For dolls, the definition has been stretched to around 80 years and over, which makes many collectible composition dolls antiques. Everything else up to the 90s or so is generally considered vintage.  Some experienced antique doll… Read more »

Five Ways To Learn About Dolls

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by Ruby Lane

Doll collecting is fun, educational, and thrilling. Before you spend your hard earned money on luxury items, learn all you can about the object of your collecting desire. Learning about dolls is exciting, and you learn about art, history, music, crafts, and culture along with learning about the dolls themselves. Here are some tips on… 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!

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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 »

Ruby Lane Doll Week $500 Sweepstakes

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by Ruby Lane Social

    Help us celebrate Doll Week on Ruby Lane with a sweepstakes giveaway – one lucky winner will win a $500 Ruby Lane shopping spree. Shop for Dolls, Antiques, Vintage Collectibles, Furniture & Lighting, Fine Art, Glass, Porcelain & Pottery, Silver, Vintage Fashion, and Jewelry at Ruby Lane Sweepstakes starts November 4th 12:01am PDT… Read more »

Kansas City or Bust!

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by Cathy

      In just four days from now, our dolls are going to be live in Kansas City at the United Federation of Dolls (UFDC) 2015 Doll Convention! Right now, the dolls of Ruby Lane are enjoying the crisp Aspen air in Colorado. Join the dolls as we take a look back on their… Read more »