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Heirlooms Antique Mall Full of Hidden Treasures

Heirlooms Antique Mall Full of Hidden Treasures

By Jon DeStefano    One of the hidden treasures in Colorado’s antique community is Heirlooms Antique Mall nestled in a small shopping center on the west side of Havana Street at Jewell in Aurora beneath a huge antique mall sign. This is a hidden jewel you need to explore this holiday season.    Customers will tell you they love the mall, as […]

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Happy Chanukah, Dec. 2-10

Happy Chanukah, Dec. 2-10

   This eight-day, wintertime “festival of lights,” celebration includes a nightly menorah lighting, special prayers and fried foods.    The Hebrew word Chanukah means “dedication,” and is thus named because it celebrates the rededication of the Holy Temple. Also spelled Hanukkah (or variations of that spelling), the Hebrew word is actually pronounced with a guttural, “kh” sound, kha-nu-kah, not tcha-new-kah.    The foods […]

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1793 Quilt May Be Purchased For the DAR Museum

1793 Quilt May Be Purchased For the DAR Museum

   The Daughters of the American Revolution have an opportunity to secure a rare piece of American history. The organization is hoping that the Giving Tuesday campaign will help them in their effort to purchase the quilt for their museum.    This rare 18th-century American Sampler was made by a little girl born in the midst of America’s fight for Independence. One […]

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Dealer Feature: Mary Eastman’s Old Warehouse Antiques, Colorado’s ‘Real Antiques’ Shop

Dealer Feature: Mary Eastman’s Old Warehouse Antiques, Colorado’s ‘Real Antiques’ Shop

By Jon DeStefano    When you walk through the doors of Old Warehouse Antiques you can’t help but say, ‘This is a shop with ‘real antiques.’ It’s getting harder to find good antiques, but you will find them here and a lot of them.    In 1994 Mary Eastman opened Old Warehouse Antiques, a literal landmark in Sterling, Colorado. The Warehouse was […]

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Antique Food Molds Decorative and Useable

Antique Food Molds Decorative and Useable

By Anne Gilbert    Holidays are the time when fancy food molds prove their worth, dressing up everything from cranberry sauce to fish mold appetizers. There couldn’t be a better time to start a collection. The variety ranges from elegant ceramic culinary molds made in England by Wedgwood, Staffordshire and other English potters to humble American pottery and pewter.    Historically, gelatin […]

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