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1. Horsing Around: Kingdom & Pin Money Equine Collectibles
Horsing Around: Kingdom & Pin Money Equine Collectibles
In 1900 there were still more than 300,000 horses in London, and nearly as many in San Francisco, all part of daily life, employed for work and leisure in a busy city - horse-buses,rail cars, delivery drays, hansom cabs and grand carriages. Today, the worldwide horse population is estimated to be...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:42:16
2. On Ruby Lane - Addicted to Vintage Cookie Jars
On Ruby Lane - Addicted to Vintage Cookie Jars
Vintage cookie jars are another collecting category that conjure up sweet memories for many. What kind did your Mom have on the kitchen counter? And when you came home from school you might get the chair out and put it next to the counter so you could climb up and get a cookie out of the jar (whi...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:32:21
3. Crazy for Pigs: Vintage & Antique Pig-Themed Collectibles
Crazy for Pigs: Vintage & Antique Pig-Themed Collectibles
Pigs are intelligent creatures, with excellent memories and, although their eyesight might not be too sharp, their sense of smell is acute - an attribute exploited by French farmers for hunting in the woods for the precious truffles, beloved by gourmets. Despite their less than aqua-dynamic shape...
Home & Garden - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:41:45
4. Shall We Dance? The Romance and the Glamor!
Shall We Dance? The Romance and the Glamor!
The Austrian Schulplattler is believed to be the oldest recorded dance, dating back to Neolithic times more than 5,000 years ago. Anecdotally based on the courtship ritual of the capercaillie bird, involving much leaping up and down and loud crowing, the dance mimics these movements and was advoc...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:42:17
5. On Ruby Lane - Addicted to Vintage Kitchenware
On Ruby Lane - Addicted to Vintage Kitchenware
How we love vintage kitchenware! Much of the kitchenware of the past was brightly-colored and whimsical with lots of personality. Much of it was designed to look futuristic. Retro or futuristic, we've picked out some of our favorite kitchenware items from years gone by. Enjoy! Porcelain Carlton ...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:26:04
6. On Ruby Lane - Addicted to Vintage Salt & Pepper Shakers
On Ruby Lane - Addicted to Vintage Salt & Pepper Shakers
Vintage salt and pepper shakers, along with being fun to collect, evoke memories of days gone by, and even childhood. Bright, colorful, quirky, seasonal, you name it, there's a salt and pepper shaker replica of it somewhere. They sure don't make 'em like they used to. Picture credit: : Two Silly...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:13:34
7. The Fan: Flirtation, Ritual and Mystery as old as time
The Fan:  Flirtation, Ritual and Mystery as old as time
The fan itself may not be as old as time, but flirtation certainly must be. Was Adam enticed to eat the apple when Eve's flirtatious eyes fluttered above a palm frond, gently wafting a cooling breeze in the sunlit Garden of Eden? Practical, ceremonial or decorative - fans were in use more than 3...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:15:20
8. Beautiful Birds: An Aviary of Antique & Vintage Collectibles
Beautiful Birds: An Aviary of Antique & Vintage Collectibles
A parliament of owls, a huddle of penguins, a lamentation of swans, a murder of crows, a charm of finches.... What, we wonder, is the collective noun for a group of collectors? Perhaps we are a Celebration! Collecting bird-themed pieces to wear, to decorate the home, for the dining table or the ...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:42:16
9. Down on the Vintage Farm
Down on the Vintage Farm
A child's first nursery plate, a nursery rhyme before bed-time, animal puppets and toys - from our first days, most of us acquire a deep affinity for domesticated animals and this is especially true for farmyard animals. Yes we know, those of us who may have been born and raised on a farm, or hav...
Pets & Animals - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:16:13
10. Vintage Barbie: She's a classic that never gets old
Vintage Barbie: She's a classic that never gets old
Barbie has been quite an iconic figure since her debut in 1959. Though sometimes controversial, Barbie has really mimicked what a lot of families, both American and worldwide strive for. The American Dream - Barbie has it all. Through the decades, Barbie has evolved into one of the most recogniza...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:15:22
11. Collecting for Hope & Friendship: Antique & Vintage Collectibles in the Language of Flowers
Collecting for Hope & Friendship: Antique & Vintage Collectibles in the Language of Flowers
A secret language, understood only by the initiated, can be a powerful weapon, a vital safeguard or merely an amusing diversion: lovers delight in it, children thrill to it, spies may depend on it. Although it might not immediately be apparent, coded language is used in everyday interaction, whe...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:26:04
12. That Old Sweet Story: Antique & Vintage Collectible Sugar Accoutrements
That Old Sweet Story: Antique & Vintage Collectible Sugar Accoutrements
The Tudor period saw the introduction of many new foods into the diet of wealthier Elizabethans, who enjoyed such novelties as as the love-apple and the potato. Court banquets were lavish affairs with especial emphasis on desserts. Although sugar was not unknown in Europe in the Dark and Middle A...
Culture & Society - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:42:17
13. Great American Road Trips
Great American Road Trips
A quintessential American vacation is the Road Trip. We've been traveling since that first cross country trip of Lewis and Clark and the pioneers of the Oregon Trail, to Thelma and Louise and Americans traveling on nostalgic Route 66. Hitting the road is still a popular way for families to vacati...
Travel & Places - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 06:01:25
14. In the Bag: A Passion for Vintage Purses
In the Bag: A Passion for Vintage Purses
Time was, and not that long ago, when no woman could be considered properly dressed if she appeared outside the home without hat and gloves, and fashion rules dictated that shoes, purse and gloves should match. The intervening years, since the blessed casting off of corsets, has brought release f...
Fashion & Beauty - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:34:24
15. Getting a Handle on Cups and Cans: A potted guide to dating
Getting a Handle on Cups and Cans: A potted guide to dating
Ceramics from the later half of the nineteenth century are generally, and conveniently, marked by their maker, making for simple attribution. In this lens, we look at the development of cup and can design from the turn of the eighteenth to mid nineteenth centuries when, with a few notable excepti...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:13:38
16. It's a Shoe-In: Footwear History, Fashion & Collectibles
It's a Shoe-In: Footwear History, Fashion & Collectibles
A Shoe-in? It's like a love-in but about SHOES! It is believed, from analysis of toe bones, that man first began to use foot coverings more than 40,000 years ago. This early footwear would have been a simple affair, most probably a form of sandal made from whatever material was to hand - anythin...
Fashion & Beauty - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:32:27
17. Tea for Two Cha-Cha-Cha!
Tea for Two Cha-Cha-Cha!
The advance of the industrial age in Georgian England was responsible for some unexpected innovations, not least of which might be considered the effect on the dining habits of society. In early Georgian England, dinner was still the main meal, taken in the middle of the day, but during the latt...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:42:19
18. Collecting Time: Vintage & Antique Clocks, Watches and Timepieces
Collecting Time: Vintage & Antique Clocks, Watches and Timepieces
Did time have a beginning? Will it have an end? Is the universe static and was there ever really a time when there was.... nothing? Can time be collected? So many questions and only one we can answer with certainty! In this lens we showcase a selection of the finest vintage wristwatches and time ...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:34:24
19. It's Reigning Cats & Dogs!
It's Reigning Cats & Dogs!
'Sleeping here, my chin 'On your foot - no greater bliss - well, Maybe catching cats. Look in my eyes and Deny it. No human could Love you as much I do.' Anonymous Two thirds of households include a cat or dog, and we don't stop there - our antiques and collectibles reflect the value we place o...
Pets & Animals - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:32:27
20. Come Clean: Potty Tales & Collectibles for the Smallest Room
Come Clean: Potty Tales & Collectibles for the Smallest Room
We are accustomed to the conveniences of the modern world: bathrooms with running hot water, flushing lavatories, scented soaps and shampoos. But the standards of sanitation and expectations of hygiene, which we take for granted today, are relatively new luxuries - it was a very different story i...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:42:16
21. The Write Vintage: Ruby Lane corresponds
The Write Vintage: Ruby Lane corresponds
Leaning languidly against the edge of the desk, flicking idly through the pages of the slender calf-bound volume of verse taken down from the book case on a whim, a letter fell from the pages and fluttered down to settle at her feet. Stooping to retrieve it, a flicker of memory stirred at the gli...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 06:03:20
22. Decorating for Summer with Vintage Sunshine
Decorating for Summer with Vintage Sunshine
Granny was right - sunshine is health giving: it strengthens bones, increases immunity to minor illness, enables the creation of vitamin D which can help to protect eyesight and, most of all, it makes us all feel more positive. But you don't need to wait for the sun to come out. Create your own s...
Home & Garden - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:42:16
23. Addicted to Vintage Bakelite
Addicted to Vintage Bakelite
Are you curious about Bakelite or obsessed with collecting it? We are! This lens celebrates this oh-so-cool retro material that has maintained a consistent following over the past 75 years. Here we'll share with you some of our favorite Bakelite items on Ruby Lane. We'll talk about what it is and...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:34:26
24. Fabulous Fashion - Dare to be Different in Vintage Style
Fabulous Fashion - Dare to be Different in Vintage Style
A new year and a perfect time to be an individual, to stand tall, stride out and tell the world, 'Look out, here I am!" Style icon Wallis Simpson is back on the fashion mood board this year with the release of the latest movie WE, directed by Madonna, about the American socialite who captured a ...
Fashion & Beauty - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:26:06
25. On Ruby Lane - Addicted to Antique & Vintage Jewelry
On Ruby Lane - Addicted to Antique & Vintage Jewelry
Jewelry adornment has been in existence since the dawn of man. This lens is a celebration of our addiction to antique and vintage jewelry along with a brief history of some of the most popular jewelry makers of yesteryear. Do you love Miriam Haskell, Weiss or Hobe jewelry? We do! We've assembled ...
Fashion & Beauty - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:12:34
26. Creative Cinema: A look into the world of Vintage & Original Movie Posters
Creative Cinema: A look into the world of Vintage & Original Movie Posters
From the early days of Cinema up to the present day, there has always been the allure of a movie poster to draw-in a suspense filled audience to view the latest flick. In countries were printing presses weren't readily available, original movie posters were typically hand-painted. The vibrancy of...
Entertainment & Media - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:13:41
27. A Snapshot in Time: Vintage & Antique Cameras still creating memories today
A Snapshot in Time: Vintage & Antique Cameras still creating memories today
As a child and young adult, one of my favorite things to do when I visited my Grandma would be to go through all her old photographs and have her let me in on the history behind them. I loved to know the details of the day, the story behind the people & their legacy. Most of these people were my ...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:15:21
28. The Pilgrim and The Aesthetic Moon
The Pilgrim and The Aesthetic Moon
Since antiquity, possibly since man first made containers for storage and transport, small vessels have been fashioned specifically to hold precious unguents, sacred oils, medicinal or magical potions. The ancient Egyptians, and later the Greeks, produced exquisite alabastrons for scented oils. R...
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:34:24
29. Shop Ruby Lane for Handcrafted Jewelry
Shop Ruby Lane for Handcrafted Jewelry
Ruby Lane is home to hundreds of online shops specializing in handcrafted jewelry. Why shop or sell on Ruby Lane? Every Ruby Lane shop is pre-screened by our in-house team of seasoned art and artisan professionals, and must meet specific quality and professionalism standards before opening for bu...
Fashion & Beauty - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:12:31
30. Delightful Cameos
Delightful Cameos
"Throughout history, persons of royalty have set the tone for jewelry fashion. It is said that Queen Elizabeth loved to wear cameos and it is noted that Catherine the Great had a very impressive collection of them. And, the cameo survived the whims of changing fashion during the Nineteenth Centur...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:16:13
31. The Hungry Violet - Heart's Ease and Solace in Small Things
The Hungry Violet - Heart's Ease and Solace in Small Things
Sweet violet, dog violet, heartease, hairy violet, wood violet, violas and pansies are but a few of the more than eight hundred species and their almost endless varieties in the Violaceae family, from the Viola genus. Happy in almost any soil condition, these herbaceous (and a few shrubby species...
Home & Garden - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:13:42

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