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Sonachi Navajo Weaving Company presents Inventory Closeout

Sonachi Navajo Weaving Company presents Inventory Closeout

The Navajo weavings for sale at the October 4 & 5 Show at the Sheraton Denver West Hotel in Lakewood are from the 1930′s to the 21st century and include all styles, colors and sizes. The weavers are as young as 14 and as old as 71. Many so-called “master weavers” will be represented. A small selection of weavings for […]

by · September 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Feature Article
The Games People Played

The Games People Played

By Carol J. Perry I was a lucky little kid. My Dad worked for Parker Brothers, the famous Salem, Massachusetts game manufacturer. I was raised, it seems now, amidst a cheerful, colorful clutter of wonderful games. Sometimes I was allowed to visit the big old rambling factory where Daddy was foreman of the Box Department. I watched, fascinated, as bright, […]

by · September 2, 2014 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Red Cross Left Impressive Record In Deed, Postcards

Red Cross Left Impressive Record In Deed, Postcards

The American Red Cross has an enduring as well as an endearing record in American history. Just less than 110 years ago, in 1905, Congress authorized the charter for that remarkable organization which remains in effect today. In addition to setting forth the organization’s purpose during wartime, the charter also provided for international or national disaster relief. Not long after […]

by · September 2, 2014 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Moveable Figurines Span The Centuries

Moveable Figurines Span The Centuries

By Anne Gilbert A single touch and they move, almost by magic. Call then nodders, bubble-heads or bobbin-heads, these fanciful figures have been fascinating collectors for centuries. When they were first made by Johann Joachim Kandler for the Meissen porcelain factory around 1730 they were known as “Pagoda figurines” or “Chinese nodding figurines.” The figurines had moving heads, hands and […]

by · August 12, 2014 · 1 comment · Feature Article