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Rookwood and Delft’s Excellent Pottery

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

Delft Pottery White and blue pottery is what makes up Delft pottery, or Delftware. In this type of pottery, a white glaze is used and metal oxides are used to decorate the pieces. Plates, vases, figurines, and tiles are all types of items produced by Delftware. It was in Delft, Netherlands, in the 17th century […]

History Of The Morgan Silver Dollar

Sunday, August 21st, 2011

George T. Morgan was the designer of the Morgan Dollar, which is a US coin made of silver. Although the main years of issue were between 1878 and 1904, some coins were also minted in 1921. Each coin is made from 24.057 grams of silver and consisted of a purity of .900. On the front […]

Types of Dolls

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

The existence of dolls has dated almost since the beginning of modern humans. Remains of past civilizations show that young girls fancied dolls and are still valued by children and other collectors. Dolls of today are not only used as playthings but also have practical value to hospitals and serve as art models. There are […]

The Mints Of The Morgan Silver Dollar

Sunday, July 10th, 2011

Silver Morgan Dollar coins, named after George T. Morgan who designed them, were minted between 1878 and 1904 and again in 1921 by the US Treasury department. Each coin weighs around 24.057 grams and has a silver purity of .900. As these coins valued par with the silver bullion they remained in high demand in […]

The Various Methods of Decorating and Glazing Pottery

Saturday, July 9th, 2011

Pottery dates back to around 29,000–25,000 BCE. From that time, pottery has come a long way and today it has became more than just pot making. Majolica pottery is a popular brand of pottery. Over time it incorporated art through decorating and glazing methods. Glazing was not only exclusive to food but it can also […]