Category Archives: ~Figurines & Statuary

Toy Display Crate For Disney’s Tsum Tsum’s

If you have a Disney fan in your home, odds are you know what these super cute little toys are. If you don’t, you still may have seen them! These cute little c… Find out the details here: Toy Storage … Continue reading

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11 Precious Moments Facts

~~ORIGINAL TEXT can be found here: http://www.countryliving.com/shopping/antiques/a36587/precious-moments-facts/ ~~ After production began in 1978, Precious Moments took the gift-giving industry by storm. With a design for every occasion, collecting each teardrop-eyed figurine became a cultural phenomenon. And today, these cuties still … Continue reading

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Kachina Dolls: The Animals

The animal Kachinas are the advisors, doctors and assistants of the Hopi. It is through the assistance of the animals that the Hopi have overcome monsters and cured strange diseases. In fact, the greatest doctor of them all is the … Continue reading

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Annalee History

Annalee Davis Thorndike is an important New Hampshire businesswoman and entrepreneur who built a home craft business in Meredith into a national company. Born in Concord, NH, in 1915, Annalee Davis Thorndike pursued her interest in art by making dolls. … Continue reading

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Hummel History

In 1876, Franz Goebel started a porcelain firm near the town of Oeslauby, Germany. After several years of porcelain production in the factory, Franz’s son, William expanded the Goebel product line and changed the company name to W. Goebel Porzellanfabrik. … Continue reading

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