Collecting Articles and Features

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Collecting Articles and Features

From Tradition to Treasure Exploring the World of Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments Collecting

Since debuting their inaugural collection of 18 Christmas ornaments in 1973, Hallmark has woven itself into the fabric of American holiday traditions. In 2023, the iconic company proudly commemorated its 50th Anniversary, marking a half-century of spreading joy and nostalgia through their beloved Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments. Ornaments are now made […]

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Collecting Articles and Features

Collecting Discworld by Clarecraft Dive into Terry Pratchett’s Universe

Founded in 1980 by Bernard and Isobel Pearson, Clarecraft emerged as a beacon of fantasy craftsmanship, captivating enthusiasts with its intricately crafted figurines and collectibles. However, it was in 1990 that Clarecraft embarked on a legendary journey, securing the rights to produce figurines based on Terry Pratchett’s beloved Discworld series. […]