Tag Archive: Antique

Jun 21

Antique, Primitive, Vintage, Retro & Collectible

Tip: What are the Differences Between: Antique, Primitive, Vintage, Retro & Collectible An “Antique” is an item 100 years old or older that is of considerable value due to age, condition and historical value. A “Primitive” is usually a hand-made piece made out of necessity by early settlers such as a churn, table or utility …

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Jun 12

June is in Full Swing!

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Summer is upon us. This June, get out and see some treasures. We’ve made planning easy with day trips to towns that have lots to see. See the map for each area, complete with directions and places to visit in the print magazine and on articles here online. Or, visit the interactive version and have …

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May 16

In search of Antiques, Art and Collectible Treasure In East Texas

This is likely more than a day’s drive around East Texas, but whether you start with one city or visit the Business Directory to plan your trip, when you visit the places on this map, you’ll be sure to find your next treasure. View East Texas Treasure Map in a larger map

May 14

Key Antiques & Collectibles opens in Tyler with a warehouse full of treasures!

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  Key Antiques & Collectibles Buy and Sell Antiques & Select Consignments Antiques, Collectibles, Lamps, Signs, Toys, Quilts, Jewelry, China, Head Vases, Singer Sewing Machines, Furniture, Art, Primitives, Garden, Décor, Glassware: Vaseline, Fenton, Blenko, Pilgrim and more … A HUGE Selection to browse both inside and outside their spacious warehouse! NOW OPEN Wed – Fri …

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May 13

Stonewall Jackson’s: Armory and World Coin Gallery Open for Business in Mineola – Free Offer!

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  The Grand Opening of Stonewall Jackson’s Armory and World Coin Gallery was held Saturday April 13 in Downtown Mineola featuring a live art performance by Jared Watson, “the silver man,” live interviews on KMOO and more than 1,000 Morgan silver dollars. Whether you are new to coin collecting or a seasoned veteran, this new …

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May 11

Ye Olde City Antique Mall and Market Spring Fling Just in Time for Mother’s Day

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May 9-11 Tyler’s Ye Olde City Antique Mall and Market Spring Fling Sale is happening now. Stop in today to find the perfect gift for Mother’s Day, or something special for yourself. 10a-5p at 302 E. Locust Tyler, TX 75702 Call 903-705-1145 (Mall) or 903-705-1144 (Market) www.oldcitytyler.com

May 01

May 2013 Issue Now Available

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It seems everyone is out in their yard planting flowers, and we’ve noticed a change in “what’s hot” in yard art. You still see the staples of bird houses hanging from tree limbs and cast-iron bean pots filled with pansies, but we’ve been spotting a few more antique tractors and farm implements decorating the great …

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Apr 10

Care Tip: Antique Glass

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Do not store glass in direct sunlight, especially clear glass pieces that contain magnesia oxide, which will turn purple when exposed to ultraviolet rays. Handle glass with clean, bare hands, free of rings or other jewelry that can cause scratches. Never apply any sort of tape to the glass. Tape can leave a film that …

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Mar 08

Care Tip: Antique Jewelry

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Apply hairspray and perfume before putting on jewelry. These can stain gold or silver and damage pearls. Soap and water or a little dab of mild toothpaste and soft toothbrush can clean most antique jewelry. Avoid ammonia based cleaners. They will ruin your jewelry.