Tag Archives: Victorian

Down Memory Lane: Wedding Rings Throughout the Ages

Throughout the ages, couples have commemorated marriages with rings worn on the fourth finger of the left hand. The earliest of these love tokens were plain iron circles, hard stone intaglios, or a rings with two right hands clasped.  Our ancient ancestors selected … Continue reading

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Down Memory Lane: Insects & Animals as Ornament

Ever wondered what it might feel like to wear a necklace made from dried beetles?  Would you find it beautiful, creepy, a little of both?  It would surely grab attention and generate lots of quizzical stares and conversation.   Alternatively, … Continue reading

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On the Road with TMA: Adamstown Pennsylvania’s Spring Antique Extravaganza

Adamstown, Pennsylvania is a mecca for antique enthusiasts.  This tiny town of fewer than 2,000 residents is located about 60 miles northwest of Philadelphia in the heart of Pennsylvania’s Dutch country.  Adamstown is lovingly referred to by antique collectors as … Continue reading

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