Monthly Archives: January 2012

Midnight in Paris: An Antique Textile Dealer's Passion

Midnight in Paris: An Antique Textile Dealer’s Passion – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – January 2012 By Frank Ames Before I begin my story about the Kashmir shawl, let me go back a few years and explain how this all began. It was 1972, Paris, my newly adopted home as a New Yorker, third-generation […]

Fantasy: When Fruits and Veggies Act like You And Me!

Fantasy: When Fruits and Veggies Act like You And Me! – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – January 2012 By Pamela E. Apkarian-Russell, The Halloween Queen® Dreams of gossamer winged fairies, Ogres, pixies, the wee people, and anthropomorphic beings are as inventive as those who believe in them and welcome them into their lives. For […]