IS Retail – Brick & mortar dead? revised

Revised February 15, 2020  I am updating this entry because much has changed since the original writing of June 2018. This past holiday season Amazon revenue increased by a whopping 20%. Many brick and mortar retailers did well, but some did

Place Settings?

Start with place settings?A great way to create a dining décor is starting with just two sterling or silver plate or stainless place settings. A place setting usually means 4-5 pieces at each place. If you are just starting life or re-energizing your

Is my silverware silver

Is my silverware silver

Is my silverware silverWhen we do antique shows, visitors often come into the booth with a puzzled look on their face. Sometimes they will ask questions but often they just say "just-looking" The reasons they look puzzled are usually because of

Brimfield May 2019 – after show wrap-up

Brimfield May 2019 – after show wrap-up

While Brimfield had a muddy start, the rest of the week was good, and Saturday was especially sunny and bright. I saw an excellent selection of silver, both replacement pieces and unusual finds. In additional, there was a plentiful selection of

Welcome to White Water Antiques May 2019 newsletter

Welcome to White Water Antiques May 2019 newsletter

Welcome to White Water Antiques May 2019 newsletterA special welcome if you are joining us for the first time. Our aim is to educate, entertain, and just have fun with sterling and silver-plate flatware, gifts, and unusual silver works of art. This