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
Do Not Miss the Antique Row Block Party!

Do Not Miss the Antique Row Block Party!

By Rachel Hoffman    One of my favorite events of the summer is the annual Antique Row Block Party. This year the event is slated for Saturday, August 12th from 10AM-5PM. It is a chance to get out and explore some of Denver’s unique shopping and dining opportunities.    My mothership is Turn of the Century Antiques which is located on 1475 […]

Betty Boop Captured the Jazz Age

Betty Boop Captured the Jazz Age

By Rachel Hoffman   Betty Boop is one of the most popular and beloved fictional characters in the world. She is a caricature of a young woman of the 1920’s Jazz Age, known as a “flapper.” Betty Boop’s large head and black curly hair give her a striking appearance because her head is set upon a cute curvy body.   […]

by · May 3, 2017 · 0 comments · Appraiser's Diary