In my world, collecting has always been finding a little treasure here and there.  Slowly, over the years, that developed into a rather substantial collection of over 700 pieces.  One of the antique dealers I have grown to know and love, has retired, and closed her shop.  She invited me to go through her inventory and see what I might like to have.  I bought it all.  I just couldn’t resist.  There were so many beautiful pieces that I knew would never be available again.  I am now the proud owner of a massive collection.  I am having a blast going through it all.  It was all meticulously stored, by category, and in pristine condition.  There are many signed pieces…Dior, Ciner, Trifari, Art, Florenza, Original by Robert….And every kind of figural!  Cats, butterflies, birds, dogs, flowers, rhinestone necklaces, earrings…too much to mention.  I am going through it slowly…carefully photographing it, and will be listing it on my site for you over time.  Here are a few pictures to share the journey

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