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Viking Glass – A Colorful History

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Viking Glass grew out of its predecessor, New Martinsville Glass Company, which was established in 1900 by Mark Johnson and George Matheny. The plant was up and running in 1901 in New Martinsville, West Virginia, known for its natural gas and access to transportation by rail and by river – the Ohio river. The company […]

Antiques Peek: November 2017

Antiques Peek: November 2017

by Jessica Kosinski Birthstones Shining Bright This month we are taking a peek at birthstones. Birthstones today are commonly worn as physical adornments. Necklaces, rings, and many other types of jewelry can be set with birthstones, all of which have significance to those who wear them. The exact type of significance may be sentimental in […]

What's Selling on eBay: October 2017

What's Selling on eBay: October 2017

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $1,606 (12 bidders, 29 bids): Extremely rare antique silver polar bear pincushion, Adie & Lovekin, 1909. Dating from 1909, an antique silver pincushion in the form of a polar bear pulling a mother-of-pearl sleigh. This wonderful item was made in Birmingham by top makers Adie and Lovekin. The polar […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Ruser diamond ring, $461,000, Bonhams

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Ruser diamond ring, $461,000, Bonhams

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Ruser diamond ring, $461,000, Bonhams Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A Ruser diamond solitaire ring, set with a 9.08-carat step-cut diamond, sold for $461,000 at a Fine Jewelry Auction held June 17 by Bonhams in New York City. Also, a diamond solitaire ring, set with a cut-cornered […]