Currently on Hiatus

11/19/2014

The Forum is currently on hiatus. While there is a slim possibility of it returning in the future, there is no assurance of that. Thank you for your attention. . . .read more

Coin Silver

10/26/2014

  Shopping antique malls is fun, however, I am sometimes confused by terms such as “coin silver” as opposed to sterling silver.  What is the difference?   Linda B.      . . .read more

History Swarovski Crystal

10/19/2014

My grandmother has some Swarovski crystal jewelry and my sister collects crystal animals.  What is the story on Swarovski and the glamour that surrounds the name?   Mary G.        . . .read more

Griswold Iron Pans

10/12/2014

I have an old iron skillet I love to cook in, but it is not a Griswold.  What is the deal with this brand of vintage iron goods? Sherrie M.              . . .read more

Westmoreland Milk Glass

10/05/2014

My grandmother recently gave me a collection of Westmoreland Milk Glass I always admired.  I only know a few tidbits about milk glass that granny told me over the years. Maggie S.                . . .read more