Artist Spotlight: Joe Mancuso

Our Small Works Show is going on now! In celebration, we’ll be presenting weekly profiles of featured artists. This week, our Artist Spotlight is Joe Mancuso.                             Joe Mancuso is an accomplished artist in both pastel and oil. He is well known […]

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December Birthstones at Solvang Antiques

December is a special month with four choices for birthstones, including tanzanite, blue zircon, blue topaz, and turquoise. Here, you will learn more about each birthstone and view exclusive selections from our collection. These beautiful pieces are perfect as gifts for a loved one or for yourself. Blue Zircon Zircon is a brilliant gem that […]

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Artist Spotlight: Angie Whitson

Our Small Works Show is going on now! In celebration, we’ll be presenting weekly profiles of featured artists. This week, our Artist Spotlight is sculptress Angie Whitson. Angie Whitson is a sculptress, painter and etcher. She is most noted for her limited edition bronze sculpture and her limited edition etchings using the softground technique with […]

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Maker Spotlight: Royal Crown Derby

Porcelain has been part of human artistry for thousands of years. The first evidence of porcelain dates back to 7th century China. In the 16th century, porcelain began to be imported into Western Europe from China, Japan and Korea. One of the oldest and most famous porcelain suppliers from Britain is Royal Crown Derby. Royal Crown […]

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Artist Spotlight: Erté

The 1920s was a time of advancement in the arts, culture and design. The artist Erté (1892-1990) captured the essence of the Art Deco period in his paintings, drawings, costume and jewelry design. Erté was born Roman Petrovich Tyrtov in St. Petersburg, Russia on November 23, 1892. His father was a distinguished admiral in the […]

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