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About Table Mountain Treasures Doll Club

About Table Mountain Treasures Doll Club

Chartered in 1977,  Table Mountain Treasures Doll Club is a non profit group of doll collectors and enthusiasts who are dedicated to the history and preservation of antique and collectible dolls. The club has sponsored a very successful annual doll show. This year is their 40th. Proceeds go to charitable and club activities, such as the annual Christmas party for children […]

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Faberge Eggs

Faberge Eggs

By Maureen Timm   From the beginning of time an egg has been the object of religious adoration. Practically all highly developed nations are well aware of the symbolic significance of an egg illustrating transition from non-existence to life, it is a symbol of joy, happiness and sun which brings warmth and revival of nature. In the ancient language of […]

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April Gemstone — The Diamond

April Gemstone — The Diamond

You probably already know of the diamond’s toughness. In fact, it’s the hardest gemstone and is made of just one element: carbon. Its structure makes it 58 times harder than anything in nature and can only be cut with another diamond. While it’s become nearly synonymous with wedding engagements, it’s also the perfect stone for individuals who want something that’s […]

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Long Time Traditions Help Brass Armadillo Dealers

Long Time Traditions Help Brass Armadillo Dealers

By Jon DeStefano The nearly 600 Brass Armadillo dealers continue to benefit from two outstanding long time traditions begun many years ago. The First Saturday Breakfast Tradition has continued for many years. On the first Saturday of each month between 8 and 10 a.m., dealers get together for free breadkfast: scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage and waffles. It gives them a […]

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Find Friendly Merchants in Florence

By Sandy Dale It has been my privilege to be a self-employed artist most of my life.  For the last two weeks I have been painting a mural with my artist friend Ed Penner at the Pour House in Florence.  Going to paint and hang out on the scaffolding everyday gave me an interesting perspective of the successful life of an owner-operated […]

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