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There was a time when I did a lot of writing about antiques and collectibles, in the course of which I amassed five or six tall  bookcases fully stocked with volumes on everything from Mickey Mouse memorabilia to model trains to Meissen porcelain.  But since I’ve become almost exclusively  Berry-focused, I keep thinking I should cull the collection and make room for my ever expanding assemblage of international name books.  Yet something always stops me.

Just today, I was thinking I would drop off a few books at least at my local library, but every time I’d pick one up—Golf Collectibles, say, or Depression Glass—something would impel me to put it down.  And why?  Because each one is filled with names of one kind or another, names that just might be of interest to the Berries as antique baby names.

So, to justify (or not) my ambivalence, I thought I’d browse through a few of them to see what I could come up with, trying to avoid the proper names of makers, but looking for words with baby name potential.  Here’s what I came up with—see what you think.

Amberina–an amber glass made with a gold powder, used in art glass

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