Antiques Roadshow appraises $5,000 purse

Antiques Roadshow appraises $5,000 purse

Antiques Roadshow recently featured a Walton & Company beaded purse appraised at $4,000 - $5,000. It has jade plaques and is 18K gold. This isn't the first time the Roadshow has featured a purse. Catch up Antiques Roadshow's purse appraisals below. Keep in mind...
Iroquois Beaded Purses

Iroquois Beaded Purses

By Richard Green Bead Society of Great Britain A wide range of beaded purses and other articles of beadwork were made by Iroquois peoples over several decades of the 19th century for the souvenir market in the North American Northeast. They were sold to early European...
The Art of the Bead

The Art of the Bead

By Terri Lykins Many of us have been avid beaded purse collectors for many years, even decades. As a purse collector and restorer, I thought it might be fun to go a bit deeper into the artistic aspects of purse design by describing the different types of beads that...
Men’s Purses

Men’s Purses

MEN, AN ENDLESS MYSTERY, BEAUTIFUL A short survey of men’s purses through the centuries By Barbara Catanese ROMA - SETTEMBRE 2016 I think that most of us have mainly or exclusively women’s purses in one’s own collection, but I love men’s purses as well, since not only...