Have you ever been interested in that vintage piece of wood, leather or glass but decided against buying, as you were not sure how to preserve or clean it? Worry no more with these handy care tips kindly provided by this week’s guest blogger, Hannah Hutchinson, an interior designer based in London.
The use of Pastille Burners actually dates back to the time of Elizabeth I, where they were used in wealthy households to help deodorise the very foul smelling air. I am particularly fond of the small whimsical pastille burners produced by Coalport in the 1950s and have a small collection.
An interesting blog from Roma Arellano on the case of the fraudulent sellers of Native American Jewelry/ Jewellery.
I’ve got this terrible pain in all the diodes down my left side, good old Marvin and, doesn’t the symbol for an indirectly heated thermionic diode look similar to Marvin 1.0’s face? Who can forget those fateful words by the laconic and lugubrious Marvin, the Paranoid Android from The Hitchikers Guide to the Galaxy.
A New Era in Vintage & Antique Shopping: Young or old, we are dealing with the new age of retail. Young vintage dealers and shoppers are grappling with the distance with the time period between them and when these items existed, a mindset that they never knew and a plethora of bad, parroted, research info.
Brexit, A Brief History Of The UK’s Wordly Connections: Amy and Dawid of Stolen Attic have used Brexit to regale us with an informative post on how immigration has shaped our love of Vintage and Antiques.
If you like Doctor Who then you probably have wondered about Vintage Doctor Who Sci Fi Collectibles. Have a read of this blog for some tips on which to collect!
The Delights Of Vintage Vacuum Cleaners & The Misuse Of Electrical Products. Steve of Mullard Magic, regales us with the history of Vacuum Cleaners and why some men should avoid using these most useful of domestic appliances!
Many moons ago, Pam, of Whimsical Vintage on Ruby Lane, carried quite a bit of Culver Glassware in her shop. At the time, there was very little info out there on the company. Considerable digging turned up a few newspaper articles that she was able to use to piece together Culver Glassware Identification, Then & Now.
Another blog from Mullard Antiques on Gibson’s Pottery Snippet Of The Day Number 6. Who were Gibson’s pottery? Where did they manufacture? Read to find out more!