For The Love Of Antique Art Glass

I have long loved and appreciated Antique art glass. There are so many beautiful artistic pieces to choose from long, delicate, graceful shapes or a brilliant cranberry red or delicately intricate design. Collecting antique art glass in the 21st C. is getting more difficult but can be fun and  rewarding as well.  The techniques andContinue reading “For The Love Of Antique Art Glass”

Surviving In The 21 Century Antiques Market

In our shop we sell everything from old family snapshots for $1 a each to 18th-century chairs $500 ea. There have been more young people buying antiques,though few are interested in fine furniture and china, a sign of changing tastes and lifestyles. Most shoppers are seeking unique and unusual items of every era, things thatContinue reading “Surviving In The 21 Century Antiques Market”

6 Vintage Holiday Gift Ideas

Vintage Christmas Ornaments ~ Great Vintage one-of-a-kind holiday decorations, make an excellent gift. Whether you are looking for early 20th century blown glass ornaments, a hand-made Santa doll, bubble Christmas lights, or the perfect star for your tree, you can find it by doing a little treasure hunting this season at Michelle’s Antiques and theContinue reading “6 Vintage Holiday Gift Ideas”

A Brief History of the Ouija Board

A Brief History of the Ouija Board BY E MCCARTHY As a method of supposed communication with the spirit world, the Ouija board has terrified countless slumber partying children and served as a plot vehicle in a number of Hollywood films. Here’s where it came from. Spiritualism and Pre-Ouija Methods Ouija boards have their rootsContinue reading “A Brief History of the Ouija Board”