Sales in my area have been terrible; nothing but trash/junk to sift through. I am looking forward to next weekend as their is an antique faire in the neighboring town of Healdsburg and we are very excited to be attending that. We went to a rummage sale this morning at a local church and I had given up all hope of a treasure when I tripped over something poking out from under one of the skirted tables. To my amazement it was a bag of vintage beaded ornaments!! I love the vintage beaded ornaments and have such appreciation for all the hard work and efforts that went into making them. Here is a picture of half the bag of ornaments and I was cleaning them and inspecting them when I brought them home. Only a few beads missing here and there and over all really great. Yay!!
Did you know that Vintage Christmas Ornaments are reported to be a “top ten” collectible in the next year? Collectors are seeking these vintage treasures so if you are lucky enough to come across some, you might consider getting them as they are already becoming increasingly difficult to find. Vintage Christmas Ornaments are a great collectable because they can actually still be used for the holidays rather than being a “display only” item. Vintage ornaments have so much charm and detail and evoke the nostalgia of Christmas’s past.
There are many different types of ornament collectors, some will select ornaments based on shape, some on manufacturer and some by materials the ornament is made from and some even by date periods. There are also an endless number of figural ornaments such as Santa’s, Snowmen, Elves, Angels, Reindeer, and more that are gaining in popularity. Some vintage and antique Santa ornaments can fetch a pretty penny in today’s market!
Saw this lovely picture of a vintage collector teacup and thought “How Cute”! What a great way to decorate for the holidays and display your vintage teacups and decorations. The teacup pictured is filled with handmade gingerbread cookies but why not add your own vintage ornaments, miniature Santa decorations or even fill a vintage teacup with vintage little mercury glass ornaments. This would also make a very darling party favor or Christmas gift. If you are interested in the cookies visit here.