Featured Stories

Every item tells a story. Learn more about the stories behind some of our most special collections, explore tips from top design influencers and celebrities, and more into the editorial side of EBTH.

Seller Story: Silvertowne’s Leon and Ruhama Hendrickson, Winchester, IN

Seller Story: Silvertowne’s Leon and Ruhama Hendrickson, Winchester, IN

“Both of them truly enjoyed the history and artistic value of the coins. But most importantly, I think they enjoyed all the people from different walks of life that they met along the way.” –...

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Seller Story: Jimmie and Jack Phelps, M.D.

“They were history buffs from the Greatest Generation; interested in preserving our culture and our past.”

Seller Story: John M. Davis, New York, NY

Seller Story: John M. Davis, New York, NY

"It’s now my hope that others will enjoy my sense of style and get the same kind of pleasure that I've had from wearing these pieces...

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10 Tips to Dress Up Your Fireplace

*Your fireplace is about to see a lot of action as the cold sets in. Here are 10 ways to dress up your hearth.*

Seller Story: James Seacrest, Lincoln, NE

“These items belonged to my father, James Seacrest. His collecting started right out of high school and his train collection was one-of-a-kind; everyone knew about Dad and his trains. On my property, we have a...

Seller Story: Pat McArdle, Pittsburgh, PA

Seller Story: Pat McArdle, Pittsburgh, PA

“I worked as a structural ironworker, building buildings and driving tractor trailers over the road before I became a concert promoter in the ‘80s. I’d bring bands into Pittsburgh – bands that I wanted to...

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Seller Story: Howard Weinberg, Washington, DC

“We grew up in a little Virginia town with less than 5,000 people and there was one tiny record store. My brothers and I would save up our allowances for weeks and weeks to go...

A.C.E. Series: History of Art Pottery

A.C.E. Series: History of Art Pottery

“Glazes and simple forms spoke to me,” says the seller of this vast collection of art pottery, amassed over 45 years. His fondness for the medium resulted in an eventual museum-worthy collection of nearly 500...

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Seller Story: Ruth Ross Estate, Los Angeles, CA

Built in 1957 by Eric Lloyd Wright, grandson of the famed architect Frank, the Ruth Ross house overlooks the Silverlake Reservoir, and is known in the Los Angeles neighborhood as a jewel of Mid Century...

Collectors Chronicles Margherita Missoni, Daisies

Collectors Chronicles Margherita Missoni, Daisies

Margherita Maccapani Missoni Amos had a collection before she even knew she had a collection. “Margherita means daisy in Italian, so I’ve been given pieces with daisies on them since I was born,” she says....

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Silver September: Silver 101

Silver September: Silver 101

We’re kicking off Silver September – our month-long celebration of silver, where we’re rewarding select silver consignment submissions with a $100 shopping credit – with a crash course in the world of collecting, caring for...

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Seller Story: Irene Zelinsky, Greenwich, CT

“My parents were collectors. Everybody in our family was always told, when you buy, buy the best. But it wasn't just about paying top price for pieces; we did a lot of traveling to find...

A.C.E. Series: What Makes An Oil Painting Valuable

When it comes to art mediums, not all are painted with the same brush. When it comes to terms of universal worth – oil reigns. According to EBTH Artworks Lead Kali McMillan, the demand, cost,...

Tips of the Trade: How To Shop For Vintage Jewelry

Tips of the Trade: How To Shop For Vintage Jewelry

Danielle Miele’s jewelry box can fit over 300 rings in it before it reaches max capacity (not counting her extensive antique baby ring collection). “I've been learning how to edit my collection, which is why...

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Modern Masters: Ricardo Morin, New York, NY

“My love of art has always mattered much more to me than any commercial success. One of my mentors in Venezuela would say to me that there’s nothing more unique than to dedicate your life...

Keys To The City: Austin, TX-How To Get The Austin Look

Keys To The City: Austin, TX-How To Get The Austin Look

Austin's got a reputation that's pretty much testament to the laid-back and creative vibe we love so much. There’s something about the near-perfect weather, world-famous barbecue, music festivals, rooftop happy hours and city-meets-natural landscape that...

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Seller Story: Dr. Henry Heimlich, Cincinnati, OH

Seller Story: Dr. Henry Heimlich, Cincinnati, OH

Decades before he would introduce the world to the Heimlich Maneuver, the lifesaving technique responsible for saving countless lives, Dr. Henry Heimlich arrived at Camp Four in Inner Mongolia, China on June 4th, 1945, in...

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Seller Story: Clyde's Restaurant, Tysons Corner, VA

"I’ve spent my whole career building fun places to eat. We always say Clyde’s restaurants are like dining saloons: bars with great dining rooms. Though the food isn’t an afterthought for us! It’s very good,...

Sophia Bush Design Tips Chicago Loft Apartment

Sophia Bush Design Tips Chicago Loft Apartment

As she settles into her newest place (a converted Chicago loft, where she stays while shooting NBC’s Chicago PD), Sophia Bush shares her challenges and her approach to making a spare, industrial space (like the...

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Seller Story: Robert Metcalf, Ann Arbor, MI

“My house was the sixth home Bob Metcalf designed and stands only a few blocks from where he lived. From the street, it’s just a little low-profile box in a hill, but you walk in...

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