Tag: White House Christmas ornaments

Christmas Trees – the custom and traditions

The tradition of putting up and decorating a Christmas tree began in Germany in the 16th century. Legend has it that Protestant reformer Martin Luther, who was awed by the brilliance of twinkling stars amidst evergreens on a …

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A Lesson in Fad Collectibles for Investment – Part 1

I’m an avid antiques collector/buyer/seller. Though I’m not so active in the business part of antiques anymore, I am still out there buying for my personal collections, evaluating estates, and doing appraisals. Too often, when I do an estate …

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