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Indypicker.com Blog - Collecting Vintage Costume Jewelry

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Collecting costume jewelry from the early 20th century can be fun and can change up any outfit. My wife gets compliments all the time when sporting her collection of Art Deco pins, brooches and bangles. The majority of jewelry today is made in China and is usually copies of pieces from the past.

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Indypicker.com Blog - Weiss Jewelry Signature Line Collection

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Indypicker.com Blog - Weiss Jewelry Signature Line Collection

Albert Weiss worked for Coro before starting his own jewelry company in 1942 in New York. The company is known for its rhinestone and enamel pieces made during the 1940s to 1971.

They are known for the clarity of the stones used in that you would think they are precious stones. The jewelry was featured in Vogue magazine. Weiss jewelry is highly collectible. 

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Indypicker.com Blog - Hanna Barbera Collectibles

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Indypicker.com Blog - Hanna Barbera Collectibles

Hanna Barbera brings back memories of Prime Time and Saturday morning cartoons. Many of these classic characters are highly collectible and sometimes hard to find. From The Ruff and Ready Show, Huckleberry Hound to The Jetsons and the Sci Fi classic Jonny Quest. All were staples for us kids growing up from the late 1950's through the 1970's. The Cartoon Network brought these great shows to Millennials during the 1990's.

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How to Clean Your Cast Iron Skillet Blog | Indypicker

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So you've been out to the flea market or garage sale and you found this great old Griswold cast iron skillet that you just had to have. You get it home and look it over and see years of someone else's  grease on it, now what do you do. First its off to Google where you will find 10-20 different ways, baking it at high temp in the oven, easy-off oven cleaner and even sand-blasting it [don't do this as it will ruin the original finish].

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Indypicker.com Blog - Vintage Kitchen Collectible Finds Blog

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VINTAGE KITCHENWARE COLLECTIBLES SHOP NOW We come across some vintage kitchen items like this in our travels around the states recently. This is an Anchor Hocking salt and pepper shaker set from their polka dot collection circa 1950-60s. Vintage Walker China Restaurant Coffee Cup   Arc France Remplissage 1.5L Glass Latching Canister   We hope you like the information we have shared on our latest picks and welcome your comments on these or even your collection. Until next time, Indy

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