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Repurposing Ideas
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori</br> Repurposing Ideas

Do It Yourselfers are enjoying the process of reclaiming, recycling, and repurposing worn out, vintage, and antique objects.

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Top 10 Thanksgiving Collectibles
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori</br> Top 10 Thanksgiving Collectibles

Here are the top 10 Thanksgiving holiday collectibles that you can find in your mother’s or grandmother’s kitchen and beyond.

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Art Terms for Novice Collectors
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori</br> Art Terms for Novice Collectors

Taking the mystery out of various media and materials

The art world can be a mysterious one. If you learn a little bit about the various media and materials used, you can take some of the mystery out of collecting art.

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The National September 11 Memorial & Museum
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori</br> The National September 11 Memorial & Museum

Lori Verderame on Google+

Dr. Lori, Celebrity Ph.D. antiques appraiser, author, and award-winning TV personality, Dr. Lori Verderame hosts antiques appraisal events worldwide. Dr. Lori is the star appraiser on Discovery channel’s TV show, Auction Kings. Visit …

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Yard Sale Don’ts
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori</br> Yard Sale Don’ts

Yard sale items ready for the big day.

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A Big Mistake on eBay
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori</br> A Big Mistake on eBay

Every one of us has at some point found ourselves with an old bottle in our hands — some older than others. I get questions about how to tell a valuable bottle from a cheap one all the time. I wrote this article based on a cautionary tale that I heard recently.

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Antique Snow Globes
Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori</br>Antique Snow Globes

The history of cookie jars is as diverse and extensive as cookies themselves. Just like nilla wafers, fig newtons, and oreos, cookie jars come in a wide array of shapes, colors, and sizes.

Arts & Antiques by Dr. LoriRemembering Collectible Cookie Jars Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori</b>Remembering Collectible Cookie Jars

The history of cookie jars is as diverse and extensive as cookies themselves. Just like nilla wafers, fig newtons, and oreos, cookie jars come in a wide array of shapes, colors, and sizes.

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Lighting Your Antiques Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Lighting Your Antiques

Sometimes you can teach an old dog a new trick. In this instance, I am the old dog. After years of working in museums and trying to light a fine work of art or an antique in the most flattering and least damaging way,

Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori: How to Tell Crystal from Glass Arts & Antiques by Dr. Lori: How to Tell Crystal from Glass

Crystal dish by the French collectibles firm, Lalique.

When it comes to glassware, most people think that the best way to spot quality is to “ting” a glass and listen. If you educate your eyes to spot a high quality piece of crystal,