Category: DeeDee Wood

The Amber Room

The Amber Room was a room in the Catherine Palace, constructed in the 18th century in Prussia, located near present day Saint Petersburg, Russia. It showcased over 13,000 pounds of amber and covered more than 590 square feet....

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History of the inkwell

The inkwell was a small jar or container made of various materials — such as porcelain, silver, pewter, brass or another metal — which held ink for writers to dip their quills or pens into when scribing a note or letter. They...

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History of haunted mirrors

Mirrors are often thought of as haunted, disturbing, and makes the gazer uneasy. Why are mirrors surrounded by superstition and haunted tales, and what is the history behind the looking glass unease? The ancient Romans believed...

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Ship figureheads in history

Collectors in the nautical antiques market love to obtain a ship’s figurehead. The figurehead of a ship is the carved wooden decoration, usually a person or deity, found at the bow of the ship, designed in relation to the name...

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Vintage postcards: A bygone era

Postcards became very popular in the early 1900s, as people living in the industrialized age were able to print tangible goods like a postcard and also travel more readily, due to locomotives and better roadways. They sent back...

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