How to Identify an Antique Cameo?

Answer Antique cameos are beautiful works of art, as well as jewelry. According to Vintage Jewelry Lane: "the word cameo specifically describes a relief image which is raised higher than its background an... Read More »

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How to Identify Antique Dinnerware?

Antique dinnerware is often passed from generation to generation. Tableware can include china dinner plates, salad plates, dessert plates, cups and saucers. Often an entire set may be passed down, ... Read More »

How to Identify Antique Cut Glass?

America came to the forefront of cut glass production when high-grade silica deposits were discovered there in the middle of the 19th century. Lasting only 50 years, until the start of World War I,... Read More »

How to Identify Antique Silver Flatware?

Silver flatware refers to silver forks and spoons of all sizes, including tablespoons, dessert spoons, table forks, dessert forks, sauce ladles, soup ladles, basting spoons and teaspoons. The commo... Read More »

How to Identify Antique Earthenware Bakeware?

Antique earthenware bakeware is rare. The clay used and primitive firing techniques produced pottery that was brittle and porous. The fact that bakeware is utilitarian also made it subject to break... Read More »