Glass paperweights from Murano, Italy

This month I decided to deviate from my normal question and answer column and honor my mom by presenting a few of her beautiful paperweights. She literally has hundreds of them so I picked a few of my favorites to share with you. We lost my mom six years ago January, she too was an […]

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Kralik Glassworks vase

Q: At a recent appraisal event in Cole Camp, MO sponsored by Twice As Nice Antique Shop, I saw many beautiful family heirlooms as well as found treasures. This month I want to share with you a wonderful item that was brought in for an appraisal. The beautiful art glass vase with attached metal flower […]

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Bitters bottle

Michelle Knows Antiques is a great way to find the value of your antiques. Submit your antique for appraisal on our easy to use form. Here is a recent appraisal from Michelle’s column in Discover Vintage America: Q: I have a plum colored “tonic” bottle which reads, “Col Sam Johnson Proprietor, Richmond, VA. A date perhaps […]

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Tiffin Glass candy dish

Michelle Knows Antiques is a great way to find the value of your antiques. Submit your antique for appraisal on our easy to use form. Here is a recent appraisal from Michelle’s column in Discover Vintage America: Q: I have a round, black opaque glass (not the dark amethyst) compote with lid. The lid and the bottom […]

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Ornate vanity mirror

Michelle Knows Antiques is a great way to find the value of your antiques. Submit your antique for appraisal on our easy to use form. Here is a recent appraisal from Michelle’s column in Discover Vintage America: Q: I found a beautiful ornate vanity mirror at the thrift store. There is a swinging pedestal in back and […]

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