Schiffer – The Claudia Schiffer of Book Publishing

Take a break tuesdays presents, A new found resource with a ton of gumption! In my package with my antique course contents I got a really rad, glossy catalogue I wanted to share with you. It was the 2015 Schiffer Publishing Catalogue for the following: ART/ARCHITECTURE/INTERIOR DESIGN/LANDSCAPE AND ANTIQUES In the Antiques & Collectibles section (starting […]

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Extra Extra – The Gallery California Antiques Newspaper Circa 1970’s

It was an early Saturday morning a few weeks back and I made a late appearance to an estate sale. It had been worked over by many “jobbers” and the hallway outside of the apartment was full of already claimed antique objects including a strapping trunk ready for take-off to a nearby vehicle. Instead of being disappointed […]

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A Pickers Mantra

 “Mantra” (/ˈmæntrə, ˈmɑːn-, ˈmʌn-/; Sanskrit: मंत्र) means a sacred utterance, numinous sound, or a syllable, word, phonemes, or group of words believed by some to have psychological and spiritual power. This evening I was reading all about the art of “picking” in an article called, Reselling Antiques: The Five Principles of Power Picking and came […]

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Cracking Antiques Commentary Coming in October

Let’s get cracking! Since I don’t have cable T.V, I just got wind of a BBC Two show called, Cracking Antiques. Apparently this show aired in 2010 and I have been living under a rock. Time to play catch up and watch a few episodes. I will keep you posted if I learn anything. Happy Friday! Jewelz

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Can someone say EMC? Ottawa Garage Sale & Auctions Online Resource

Take a break Tuesdays presents, Read a little more and jot down some upcoming sales! I heard about EMC online from a co-worker who is also interested in garage sales and auctions today. He said he swears by the site. I poked around and it features community news from all over the Ottawa and surrounding area- […]

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