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  • Steampunk in Pennsylvania

    Steampunk isn’t just a new type of decorating with an influence on all sorts of collectibles, especially fashion and sculpture. It’s a lifestyle. We asked people at flea markets and fashion events, and almost no one has discovered this subculture.

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  • Glass Pavilion at Toledo Museum of Art
    Toledo Museum of Art and Glass Pavilion

    We went to Toledo, Ohio, home to numerous glass manufacturing companies. The Toledo Museum of Art has one of the world’s most important glass collections. It not only includes an impressive collection which spans ancient to contemporary glass, but also contains glass making workshops that are open to the public.

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  • A Midwest Tour

    We took a quick Midwest tour to get a sense of what antiques and collectibles the museums are displaying. If you go, be sure to look for the “decorative arts” or “design” sections of the museums.

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  • Waylande Gregory plate
    With Kim Kovel in Detroit

    We took a quick trip to Detroit to visit the Cranbrook Art Museum. Besides being located in a beautiful area with historic buildings, the museum provides the opportunity to see “newer” antiques in a museum setting.

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  • Cement block garden seat
    With Terry in Miami Beach

    Art Basel and Design Miami create a major tourist attraction in Miami Beach, Florida each year. Once again I went to the shows to see what is new in the very expensive world of modern art and design.

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  • Graniteware coffeepots
    With Terry in Columbus, Ohio

    The National Granite Ware Society held its convention in the same Columbus hotel as the Antique Advertising Association of America, so I visited the graniteware displays, talked to collectors and dealers, and learned a lot.

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