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Wednesday Wicker Wisdom–Antique Wicker Furniture Eras

Wednesday Wicker Wisdom–Antique Wicker Furniture Eras

In this post, I am resurrecting a regular series I began in 2009, talking about one specific topic–Antique Wicker Furniture. Wednesday seemed to be a good day of the week to focus on this topic and so began the Wednesday Wicker Wisdom series of posts. Here are a few pictures showing some pieces from the various eras of the Wicker Furniture Industry that began right […]

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Wicker Furniture Appraisals–Wondering what yours is worth?

Wicker Furniture Appraisals–Wondering what yours is worth?

Do you have some antique wicker furniture and you’d like someone to tell you what it’s worth? Or maybe you want information about when it was made and by whom? Or how about learning what the material is that was used when it was created? Then you can clean and care for your wicker furniture properly, once you know what the material is. Well, since […]

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Friday Feature–Casey’s Minis

  FRIDAY FEATURE — Today’s feature is a wonderful “little” blog that highlights wicker furniture and basketry of all types and a whole lot more! Casey’s Minis blog is about the daily adventures of Tessie and her husband Zar in the enchanting, wonderful world of miniatures. Read the journal as they weave baskets and wicker furniture and make gourd vessels as well as building houses, […]

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Rattan Furniture, Inc.–Newest Addition to Furniture Repair Directory-Wicker Experts

Rattan Furniture, Inc.–Newest Addition to Furniture Repair Directory-Wicker Experts

Dan DeMelo’s Rattan Furniture, Inc. in New Bedford, Massachusetts, is our newest addition to the Wicker Repair section of the Furniture Repair Directory With over 30 years service to the industry, Rattan Furniture, Inc. has been providing quality wicker and rattan furniture for sale as well as restoration wicker services and upholstery, too. In the market for new wicker? Or do you need some repairs […]

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Wicker Article in West Virginia Newspaper

Reporter Jean McClelland writes about antiques for The Herald-Dispatch in West Virginia and wrote this article, “As relaxing reminder, wicker speaks of summertimes past,” which appeared in the paper on May 31, 2009. Thanks to Loxie Nance from West Virginia, who called to tell me that WickerWoman.com was mentioned in the local Sunday newspaper, in the article about wicker furniture which steered readers to my […]

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Antique Wicker Cabinet Cards

Antique Wicker Cabinet Cards

WEDNESDAY WICKER WISDOM–Antique Wicker Photography I’ve been so busy this morning reading all the blogs I’ve recently started following and reading through my Twitter and Facebook accounts that I almost forgot to post about antique wicker today! Let’s revisit my collection of cabinet cards from professional photography studios that depict people on wicker posing chairs. All four of these photos were taken from cabinet cards, […]

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Wednesday Wicker Wisdom-Children Cabinet Cards

Wednesday Wicker Wisdom-Children Cabinet Cards

I just love fancy wicker furniture from the late 1880s, during the Victorian era, and started collecting “cabinet cards” that featured this lovely wicker furniture in them many years ago. These cabinet cards are a couple that I really like, not only because of the wicker, but I like the pictures of the baby and the young child, too. Sorry that the entire cabinet cards […]

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Wicker Furniture Beginnings

Wicker Furniture Beginnings

WEDNESDAY WICKER WISDOM–Where did the wicker furniture industry begin? Here’s a bit about the wicker furniture industry that I bet you didn’t know… That the wicker furniture industry actually began right here in the United States in the 1840s! Although wicker furniture had been made throughout the ages and was even found inside the pyramids, Boston grocer Cyrus Wakefield was the first to actually begin […]

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New Feature — Wednesday Wicker Wisdom

New Feature — Wednesday Wicker Wisdom

I’m beginning a new feature here on Wednesdays called, “WICKER WEDNESDAY WISDOM!” which will feature either a wicker hint, tip, technique or some other tantalizing tidbit about wicker in general. Since almost everyone lumps together the terms, wicker furniture, chair caning and other types of seatweaving and basketry all “wicker,” this new weekly wicker segment might be about any of the three; wicker furniture, seatweaving […]

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Wicker Brass Toe Caps

Wicker Brass Toe Caps

For those of you that have been in the wicker repair business for a while, you know how hard it’s been to find replacement parts for those brass toe caps on the bottom of the legs of wicker chairs, tables and what not. But fear no more! B & E Emporium to the rescue! They are located in Michigan and also are also frequent contributors […]

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