Appraiser’s Diary

The Appraiser’s Diary: New Year Greetings!

The Appraiser’s Diary: New Year Greetings!

By Rachel Hoffman      It has been a great year, and I want to thank my readers for their interest and support. I’ve appreciated your backing me up in 2017 as I did what I do and as I undertook new projects. I traveled the country to familiar places and new ones. People everywhere greeted me with generosity and kindness. […]

by · December 6, 2017 · 0 comments · Appraiser's Diary
The Appraiser’s Diary: Small Business Saturday is November 25

The Appraiser’s Diary: Small Business Saturday is November 25

By Rachel Hoffman      Each year more people discover something special about the Saturday after Thanksgiving. It’s Small Business Saturday. This year Small Business Saturday is November 25th.    First observed in 2010, the shopping event has grown strong. Shops and shoppers are uniting to make the day a huge success. Small business is what American commerce and liberty are about. […]

by · November 7, 2017 · 0 comments · Appraiser's Diary
The Appraiser’s Diary: Adult Trick or Treat Street on Antique Row

The Appraiser’s Diary: Adult Trick or Treat Street on Antique Row

By Rachel Hoffman      How long has it been since you went trick or treating? It’s probably been awhile! Do you have fun memories of trick or treating in your neighborhood when you were a child? I would like to invite you to come out to Denver’s Antique Row for our second annual “Adult Trick or Treating” event. The antique […]

by · October 6, 2017 · 0 comments · Appraiser's Diary, Feature Article
Lobsters: Culinary Collectibles and Delectable Crustaceans!

Lobsters: Culinary Collectibles and Delectable Crustaceans!

By Rachel Hoffman      The end of summer is approaching, and with that, I have an urgent feeling to squeeze as much summer as I can in the remaining weeks. One of my first thoughts surrounding this was the lobster! Never have collecting and cuisine merged together so nicely. Lobsters are fun collectibles that come in all budgets, shapes and […]

by · September 6, 2017 · 0 comments · Appraiser's Diary
Appraiser’s Diary: Art Deco Furniture; A Quick Study

Appraiser’s Diary: Art Deco Furniture; A Quick Study

By Rachel Hoffman As progress and industrialization took over the world, Art Noveau fell out of favor. The world was become more fast paced and dangerous, and the things that inhabited the world did, too. Art Deco, short for Arts Dècoratifs, began to emerge along with other styles of modern art after about 1914. The Art Deco movement really began […]

by · August 3, 2017 · 0 comments · Appraiser's Diary, Feature Article