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Porcelain in Germany - Its Begining and End
by rhusain.The porcelain produced since 1710 is called Meissen in Germany. Johann Bottger successfully experiments in making a hard red ware, he was able to make a white one and in 1710 the Royal Saxon Manufactory was established. Dresden initiated a series of ...
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Pottery in Persia and Neighboring Countries
by rhusain.The Persians were good potters and well advanced before the European even knew about pottery. Chinese wares were exported to these Persia and Near East countries. Discoveries through many excavations have revealed the beautiful Islamic wares, which w...
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The Story of the Stoneware Pottery
by rhusain.There were many potters whose names could not be recognized due the non-availability or only the availability of their initials which does not help the collectors to identify the makers of some of the masterpieces that had been found in different par...
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Why Some Glassware Is Considered To Be Collectible And Valuable
by teahupoo.When it comes to art, you never know what they're going to call the next Mona Lisa. Art encompasses such a variety of forms of expression that you can't really say what is art and what isn't. Moving away from the past, we no longer equate art with fa...
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Make Yours A Gold Coin Collection
by blythebabe.Luscious gold! Gold, which has the periodic table symbol of Au. Although we may not readily recall our high school chemistry and remember what the element Au stands for, when gold is one of the best known precious element on earth.Gold in the history...
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Dollhouse - A Miniature House In Your House
by lynter.If you are just becoming involved with dollhouses, it is necessary to keep in mind that they can be customized or personalized to meet your specific preferences. Some interesting designs can evolve if you let your imagination run wild and plan and de...
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How To Find Great NASCAR Collectibles And Memorabilia Online
by teahupoo.NASCAR is a fast paced sport to enjoy, it is the National Association for Stock Car Racing. Racing has gotten more popular in recent years and NASCAR is at the top of racing news. So it should be no surprise that collecting NASCAR memorabilia is a fa...
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Chinese Pottery and Porcelain
by rhusain.Ching-te-chen, the southwestern of Nankin, became a centre of manufacturing porcelain in the fourteenth during the Ming dynasty. These products of porcelain spread the fame of China throughout the civilized world exporting them to western countries. ...
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History of the Famous 1913 Liberty Nickel
by mvcmvc.The Liberty Nickel, commonly known as the "V" nickel for the Roman Numeral "V" on the reverse was officially produced from 1883 to 1912. We use the word officially because one of the most famous coins of all is the 1913 Liberty Nickel which was produ...
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The History of the 1943 Steel Cent
From 1909 to 1942, the Lincoln Cent was composed of 95% copper and 5% tin and zinc. That all changed in 1943, as for the first and only time, a coin was made out of steel, which was quite a contradiction from gold, silver, copper or bronze. Even befo...
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The Best Soapstone and Quartz of China and Japan
by rhusain.Stones like the soapstone and quartz are rarely known but they have significant importance in countries like China in their religious life besides their other uses in articles and figure. Here you will know more of them in more details. Soaps...
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Important History of Tapestry
by rhusain.Many countries like England, encouraged establishments of tapestry factories in different places. Some of these places produced some of the finest tapestry and they have survived for long proving their excellence. It can be assumed that tapestry was ...
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Silver in the Continental Countries
The average collectors usually do not pay high price for the silver wares. Many wars have destroyed the silver not only in England but also in other nations of the continent like France, Germans, Sweden and the Netherland. But the non-availability of...
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Collecting Art And Artwork
by openweb.There are many reasons why people start collecting paintings and prints. For some, it is simply because they like a particular piece and buy it to hang in their home. Quite often, they haven't intentionally begun collecting artwork, it just happens a...
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Insect or Arachnid?
by granola.Many people think of bugs as insects, but the fact of the matter is that just about any small, creepy and crawly thing can be a bug. Centipedes, spiders, and all sorts of insects are considered bugs. So, while an insect is always a bug, a bug is not ...

The History of Fake Porcelain Factories
by rhusain.There were many small factories, which did not, got mentioned in many of the historical evidences that were discovered from different parts of England. But these small factories contributed much to the development and spread of the porcelain wares fr...
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The Best Way to Identify the Best Furniture
by rhusain.Here we will look into how to identify the best ways to recognize the furniture whether they are good or bad and old or new. This can be done through the general appearances, the coloring, construction, etc. All these could help you to identify the b...
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The Changing Scenario of French Porcelain
by rhusain.With the permission of the king, many porcelain factories progressed to different levels. They were encouraged to move forward with new ideas and experiments with their designs and styles. Many places like Paris and Eastern France made great progress...
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About the Antique Makers and Designers
Do you any antique designers and the cabinet-makers who had made some of the antique pieces that we could see even today. Most of the information about these designers or makers were most of the time very difficult to find. We will know some of these...
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Different Types and Uses of Embroidery
by rhusain.Embroidery though had a long history, but it very difficult to find them now because they could not last that long. English embroidery was one of the most popular one. EmbroideryAlthough the art of embroidery was practiced very many centuries ago, t...
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Making and Figuring of Bronze
by rhusain.Making articles and figures from the bronze is one of the most difficult things. There are many process involved to make articles and figures from the bronze. Among the nations famous for their bronze making skills are Italy, France and Germany. And ...
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Taking The Risk Out Of Online Antique Auctions
by leedobbins.Online antique auction sites abound like daisies in the vastness of the Internet. And who would not want to graciously get rid of that old piano which is taking up too much dust? Or any of those antique thingamajigs which get accumulated over the yea...
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The Tin-Glazed Earthenware
by rhusain.English potters were able to make a great advance in the seventeenth century. They also imitate the art of pottery from other countries like Italy, France, Holland and Germany. And many Dutch emigrants who came to England brought the art and then it ...

Porcelain - The Best of Chinese
by rhusain.Among different types of ceramic, porcelain is one of the most beautiful and expensive Chinese-made ceramic. Though it has been firstly made by Chinese, later it spread all over Europe and many people started making it. In this article you will learn...
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Popular Glasses of England and Ireland
by rhusain.The glasses in England and Ireland have almost the same features. Some of the glasses made in England were the rarest and most expensive one like the colored glass. The English produced the most popular wineglasses in the eighteenth century. The glas...
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