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Elizabeth's Blog

Welcome to Elizabeth's Blog.  Here I will give you updates about upcoming sales, personal experiences and news from the antique world.   If you have anything that you would like to share on the blog, please contact me.    

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Four Weeks Away!

Posted on February 14, 2014 at 7:50 PM

The next Elizabeth's Antique & Collectible Sale will be held four weeks today!  Typically our spring sale is the biggest and busiest of the year.  We have over 140 tables loaded with the city's best antiques waiting for you.  Many customers come on both days since they feel that they haven't seen everything the first day.  Often vendors will also bring new items the second day to replace sales on Friday.  Anything can happen at each sale!  Last sale we had a group of young adults who specialize in theatre makeup appear and pose among the vendors' booths.  Elizabeth's sale is also becoming known as an fashion event to be seen in vintage clothing.  Since we are the first major Edmonton antique sale of 2014, it should be very busy at the Hangar on March 14-15, 2014.  See you there!

Facebook Shopping Hints

Posted on October 30, 2013 at 1:50 AM

Please search for Elizabeth's Antique & Collectible Sale on Facebook.  We have provided some hints about what treasures will be sold at the sale and the location of respective vendors.  Also like us on Facebook so you will be kept up-to-date with any other antique show news.  The weather looks promising for our sale on November 1-2, 2013.  Hope to see you there!

Who Should Attend Elizabeth's Antique Sale?

Posted on October 28, 2013 at 12:05 PM

Elizabeth's Antique & Collectible Sale is an event for ALL age groups.  Of course there are the usual antique hunters who are looking for the best deals.  But more and more young adults are looking for items from the exciting 60-80s.  Vintage clothing, record LPs, furniture and pop culture are sought from our vendors.  Fine china is slowly making a comeback since the best were made in England, other European countries and Japan earlier in the 20th century. Ladies enjoy the wide assortment of jewelry and other goodies at our sale.  Guy stuff is in great demand since everyone knows that boys love their toys.  Seniors walk down the aisles reminiscing about items found from their rural past.   Parents often take their children to our sale as an educational experience since our techno-savvy children now do not know what many former everyday items are.  Examples include typewriters, gigantic old cell phones and LP records.  Elizabeth's Antique & Collectible Sale is an event for everyone!  See you this Friday 2-8PM and Saturday 10-4PM at the Alberta Aviation Museum.  Free parking.  $5.00 admission for adults and free for children under 12 years of age.

Only 1 Week To Go!

Posted on October 25, 2013 at 12:55 PM

Wow!  It is only 1 more week before Elizabeth's Antique and Collectible Sale will be held at the Alberta Aviation Museum on November 1-2, 2013.  Weather is looking promising!  Vendors are getting excited and promise to bring a cool variety of items for all antique hunters.  Look for me on Global Morning News on October 31 at 6;40AM where I will share a small sample of treasures that you will find at the show.  Share our event with your friends and family.  There are still a few Edmontonians that do not know that we exist. 

Elizabeth's Antique Sale is 3 Weeks Away

Posted on October 13, 2013 at 1:15 AM

Wow!  It is less than 3 weeks to Elizabeth's Antique & Collectible Sale at the Alberta Aviation Museum on November 1-2, 2013.  Let's hope that the weather will be good.  If you remember from our last show in March, the weather was terrible.  However it did not stop our fantastic customers from attending the show..Look for me on Global Morning News on October 31st at 6:40 AM.  There I will share some of the items that can be found at the show.  I will return with another update within a week.

Vintage Bridal Tea at Rutherford House

Posted on May 23, 2013 at 11:55 AM

Join us, the Friends of Rutherford House Society, at Rutherford House Provincial Historic Site for our 2013 Vintage Bridal Tea!

At 7pm on May 23rd, antique and vintage wedding gowns will be on display throughout the house and Edmonton wedding gown designer, Kelsey McIntyre of Serendipity Designs will deliver a program on the evolution of the modern wedding gown, giving guests insight into our current vintage craze. Local cake masters will sample their wares to guests and the Society will offer Prosecco, coffee, and of course a few kinds of tea! This is a great event for brides to be, mothers, daughters, and anyone interested in antique textiles. Tickets are limited so get yours soon!

http://rutherfordhouse.ca/?p=1316

Musee Lalique

Posted on May 23, 2013 at 11:45 AM

The name Lalique is the stuff that dreams are made on. It evokes the brilliance of jewellery, the wonder of transparency, the sparkle of crystal. Before it became a brand name, it was the name of a man, an artist of genius, René-Jules Lalique and of his heirs who shared his creative flame.

I found this website about Lalique. The company has its own museum.

http://www.musee-lalique.com/en/lalique-more-name

Favorite Antique Finds

Posted on May 23, 2013 at 11:30 AM

Does anyone have a story about their favorite antique find? I was in a second hand store in a nearby town when I saw a beautiful crystal rooster on the shelf. I purchased it for just a few dollars and took it home. When I put on my glasses, I noticed that it was signed LALIQUE. So I googled it and there it was. My rooster is valued over $1000!

Antique Quote of the Day

Posted on May 9, 2013 at 11:20 AM

 

Remember that the most valuable antiques are dear old friends.

 

H Jackson Brown Jr.

Full! Full! Full!

Posted on April 22, 2013 at 11:40 AM

All the tables and spaces are rented for the November 1-2, 2013 sale at the Alberta Aviation Museum!  In fact all the overflow spaces have been rented as well.  Great News!  We are still accepting names for our waiting list.  All photos are added to the website.  Please take a look at the wonderful variety of items at our March, 2013 sale.  The nasty weather did not keep our excited customers at home.  Thank you to everyone for your support!


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