Hepplewhite Furniture

Understand how to identify and value a piece of Hepplewhite furniture by the style of its legs, type of wood used, and the shape of its feet. Find out which pieces are most popular with collectors and the history of Hepplewhite furniture.

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Eisenberg Costume Jewelry

Find out what to look for when identifying and valuing Eisenberg Costume Jewelry including the different marks used. Also, learn about its history, how it became popular, who designed its pieces and how you could you miss a valuable piece it you only rely on marks.

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Old Pawn Indian Jewelry

How to find valuable Old Pawn Indian Jewelry made of silver, coral, gaspite and turquoise by known Native American artists Ortega, Loloma, Becenti and Yazzie. Discover pieces made during particular times that are more valuable.

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Collectible Milk Bottles

How to identify milk bottles, determine their origin, and date the bottles by their shape, label, color, and seams. Understand how the 'scar' can help classify the bottle and markings like ‘store’ also provide clues.

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Identify bone china vs. porcelain

Understand how to tell the differences between bone china and porcelain by the different materials used, the color of pieces, how they are fired in the kiln and other features which affect value.

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Antique Swords

Tips to recognize valuable antiques swords and to identify the different swords by their blades, hilt, edge, and fuller and use as military or civilian weapons.

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Oil Painting Secrets

Secrets about antique paintings are revealed. Learn about tell tale signs of antique paintings–palette, types of and application of pigment, stretchers, canvases, markings, etc.

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Art Sales Records

Understand how an artist's sales record will impact future investment value for a work of art. How to identify valuable pieces and avoid market pitfalls for art and antiques.

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Identifying Valuable Prints

Insider information about prints, the most common type of art, is shared. Dr. Lori explains how to spot valuable prints, how to identify different types of prints by Currier & Ives, Picasso, Rembrandt and others, how to date your prints, and how damage can rob your print’s value. [Video]

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Determine Value for Antiques

How to find the value indicators for works of art and antiques. How the history of an antique will impact value and tips to increase the value of your collections.

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