Staffordshire Ceramic Dogs

Staffordshire dogs are collectible ceramics from the Victorian Era. They were displayed and admired on mantels from the 1840’s through the 1890’s and are highly sought after collectibles today. Staffordshire dogs are originally from the County of Staffordshire in England, where many pottery companies are located. The peak of their popularity was at the end … Continue Reading

How to Create a Collection You’ll Treasure

You probably know that I’m a diehard collector—over the years I’ve built large, beloved collections of dolls, silver, jewelry, art (especially dog paintings), Mahjong sets, perfume bottles . . . and that’s just for starters!  For some reason, if I’m passionate about a type of object, owning just one or two of them never feels … Continue Reading