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What Is It? April 2015

What Is It? April 2015

We had several correct guesses to our April’s What Is It. The medal pictured is the Victoria Cross. It is a British decoration awarded for conspicuous bravery and begun by Queen Victoria in 1856. (Photo courtesy of the British Royal Mint.) What makes this “military medal” so valuable? To answer that question, we must look at the story behind the […]

by · April 5, 2015 · 0 comments · What Is It?
Colorado Antique Gallery Turns 23

Colorado Antique Gallery Turns 23

The Colorado Antique Gallery is turning 23, and to celebrate they are having a giant, month long sale starting Friday, February 27th, until Sunday, March 31st.  Their 285 dealers have been restocking since the holidays…scouring the four corners of the earth to find unique treasures…and now their dealers are ready to move merchandise!  During this storewide sale, most booths are […]

by · March 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Historic Antique Row’s Restaurants

Historic Antique Row’s Restaurants

By Jon DeStefano The next time you visit Denver’s Historic Antique Row, 1100’s through 1800′ South Broadway, be sure to dive into their wide variety of restaurants and eateries. They offer great food and great shopping. The following is a brief summary of what is there. Maria Empanada Restaurant 1298 S. Broadway 303-934-2221 Homemade everything. Baked from scratch deliciousness is […]

by · March 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article
What Is It? March 2015

What Is It? March 2015

We had several correct guesses for our March What Is It. Jack Chang, M.D. of Englewood, Colorado; Patty Echelmeyer of Denver, Colorado; Dottie Unruh of Lakewood, Colorado; Ronald Moreschini, D.D.S. of Pueblo, Colorado and Fred Clark of Colorado Springs, Colorado all correctly identified the object as a Japanese netsuke. Here is the story of this netsuke. It is carved by […]

by · March 4, 2015 · 0 comments · What Is It?
Art Deco Glass of the United States

Art Deco Glass of the United States

By Tom Cotter, January 13, 2015 Born in Europe, migrating to the United States, and, arguably, climaxing with either a 1925 exhibit in Paris or with the New York World’s Fair in 1939 and the beginning of World War II, Art Deco was a glimpse into the past shot through with the 20th Century conversion to mechanization. According to Wikipedia, […]

by · February 3, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article