Are you a PIG COLLECTOR or know someone who is? I am always happy to hear stories of how people started their collections. My favorite story is about one collector who initially received a pig collectible as a joke. Her friends and relatives thought she liked pigs, so every holiday and special occasion, she received [...]
Archive for September 2011
Watch a short video about one of Norman Rockwell’s most famous creations, his own “Triple Self-Portrait”. The video also introduces this magnificent work as a collectible French Limoges box. We welcome your comments. If you are a Limoges collector or enthusiast, please feel free to share your comments. All comments are moderated.
This short video provides a great introduction to various styles of Limoges boxes as well as tips and other information. We welcome your comments. If you are a Limoges collector or enthusiast, please feel free to share your comments. All comments are moderated.
Charlie Chaplin is considered to be one of the most pivotal stars of the early days of Hollywood.Â Â He is most recognized as an icon of the silent film era, often associated with his popular “Little Tramp” character; the man with the toothbrush mustache, bowler hat, bamboo cane, and a funny walk. Collectible Charlie Chaplin [...]
Are you among those who are fascinated by art and beauty?Â Does the miniature artistry of Limoges capture your fancy?Â Â You are not alone!Â There are countless collectors and Limoges enthusiast collecting and admiring this magnificent art form today. We would love to hear how you first become interested in this beautiful art form? Perhaps [...]
I grew up reading Jane Austen.Â As soon as I started, I found myself hooked … the more I read her books, the more I came to love love her and many of her characters.Â Then I started watching the movies made of her books, first to enjoy and then to see how well they [...]
Do you like unusual jewelry that stands out from the rest?Â Then you should check out the new line of French Limoges Jewelry by Beauchamp Limoges now offered exclusively at www.LimogesBoxCollector.com.Â The collection includes many beautiful designs from traditional to modern. For example, the 24K Gold Heart with Roses is a magnificent pendant necklace that [...]
The sudoku puzzle is captivating and has become of the most favorite puzzles!Â This numbers puzzle stimulates the mind and is said to help with memory retention.Â The object of the puzzle is to insert the numbers in the boxes to satisfy only one condition: each row, column and 3×3 box must contain the digits [...]
Â Did You Know that the phrase “Peint Main” at the base of a Limoges box means that the porcelain is hand-painted?Â Various colors can be applied by brush on white porcelain – the result depends on how talented and experienced the artist is. Â Limoges boxes can also be decorated partially or entirely with [...]
If you own 1 or more French Limoges boxes, you are considered a collector. Limoges boxes are made in numerous themes to appeal to every taste and for every occasion. Once you start a collection of these beautiful works of art, you will be coming back for more! If you like Limoges boxes and/or like [...]
For those who love, appreciate and collect French Limoges boxes, authenticity and artistry matter immensely. Limoges Box collectors always look for new styles and designs. In recent times, fake trinket boxes are found everywhere so Limoges collectors have to ensure that the porcelain boxes they are purchasing are authentic and have been entirely produced in [...]
San Francisco, with its colorful row houses, trolley cars and the Golden-Gate Bridge makes this west coast travel destination an ideal theme for collectible Limoges boxes. The rich history of San Francisco includes the 1848 gold-rush, during which time the population of San Francisco increased almost overnight from 1,000 to 25,000! After World War II, [...]