Vintage Jewelry, part 1 My Aunt ClaudEllen was the one that started my current vintage jewelry collection. I say current because when I was very young, my grandma and Aunt Nora gave me old jewelry they didn’t wear anymore. Sadly, either because someone decided to liberate me from it or it was sold in […]Read more
Welcome to Auntie Tina's Antiques
This site is dedicated to the sharing history and information about vintage and antiques items. Everything has a story and I'm here to share it!
I’m not a huge fan of pastels. Sorry, but I’m not. So when I was going through the things I inherited from my grandmother-in-law I wasn’t particularly interested in the little creamer and sugar bowl. These two were all pink flowers and light blues and yellows. Yea. Anyway, I set them on a shelf with […]Read more
Butter Pats! These are what really got me started with this blog. I had no idea what they were. There were some other small plates in the collection, but they matched patterns. I thought they were just smaller versions of the other plates, maybe even doll plates. But these ironstone ones, I was lost! I […]Read more
In August of 2016, my husband brought home from his grandma’s house in Ohio a large collection of glassware and other assorted dishes. Now, I only met his grandma a couple of times and unfortunately Alzheimer had already begun to take its toll. (Little bit of foreshadowing, she told the nurses I was his wife […]Read more