Hobbies and Crafts @ BellaOnline http://www.bellaonline.com/Channel/c17.asp Hobbies and Crafts Information and Tips - a collection of hints, tips and information provided to you from the writers of BellaOnline.com en-us Copyright 2001-2005 BellaOnline.com All Rights Reserved. Mon, 2 May 2016 08:43:03 EST 240 http://www.bellaonline.com/images/bella.gif Hobbies and Crafts @ BellaOnline http://www.bellaonline.com/channel.asp?id=17 Needles, Pins and Pincushions http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art55339.asp Needles and pins were once so valuable that women may have had just one fine needle with which to do all their hand sewing. Pincushions, keeping pins and needles secure, were often made of pewter or silver in decorative shapes to display on fireplace mantels - thought to bring good luck to the home. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 08:00:00 EST Stamp Auction Tips http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art302783.asp There are many ways to acquire stamps for your collection. One overlooked option by novice collectors are stamp auctions. Participating in an auction can be either a pleasant or a very frustrating experience. If you have never participated in a stamp auction, here are some tips to take much of the Mon, 25 Apr 2016 12:15:54 EST Investment Goals For Gold bugs http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art302782.asp Set Your Gold Investment Goals If you are a coin collector or a gold or silver bug, you have likely been called every name in the book. The only important thing that matters is if you are right. If you bought your gold or silver at the bottom of the market, it doesn’t matter what the naysayers hav Mon, 25 Apr 2016 12:10:11 EST