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  • What is Ephemera?

    | Sheila Howell

    Many people collect old paper items such as photographs, books or posters. Ephemera are written or printed paper items that were never intended to be kept, but were to be discarded after use. Antique and vintage ephemera is a popular collectible for many reasons: Some paper items are collected b... View Post
  • Mercanteinfiera, Italy's Biggest Antiques Fair

    | Sheila Howell

    Parma, Italy is home to Mercanteinfiera, a twice-yearly Spring and Fall. Each show, over 1000 vendors primarily from Italy and Europe welcome 60,000 buyers from across the globe offering everything from antique furniture, lighting and rugs to mid-century modern to vintage fashion to architectural... View Post
  • Sunday Morning at the Paris Flea Market

    | Sheila Howell

    This week we're at Paris Design Week discovering all that is new and interesting in the world of interior design. And of course, any trip to Paris requires a visit to the Paris Flea Market, where not only are antiques and vintage pieces - furniture, clothing, accessories, posters, artwork, rugs, ... View Post