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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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Mar 08

Care Tip: Antique Jewelry

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.