Tri-State Antique Center

47 W. Pike, Canonsburg, PA 15317
 Phone: (724) 745-9116
Fax: (412) 291-1367
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This page will show some modern day uses for hair receivers ... please send us your ideas too!

Powder and Dresser Boxes, Trinket Boxes, Jewelry Boxes, Etc.

Some ideas for using hair receivers today: 

  • Potpourri holders
  • Hair (yes, make your own ratts!)
  • Rings and small jewelry
  • Pocket change
  • Soap dish
  • Ikebana vase (with flower pin insert)
  • Incense burner (with incense holder)
  • Scented oils (use liner in bisque bowls)
  • Q-tips
  • Cotton balls
  • Paper clips
  • Safety pins or straight pins
  • Rubber bands
  • Powder jars


These are just some of the ideas we have come up with.
What can you think of?




Ikebana Floral Arrangement
Ikebana Floral Arrangement (with Pin Frog in Holder)
Incense Burner
Incense Burner (with holder)
Scented Wax Chips
Scented Wax Chips
Cotton Swabs
Cotton Swabs (pull a few up for easy access)
Cotton Puffs
Cotton Puffs
Pocket Change
Pocket Change
Safety Pins
Safety Pins or Straight Pins
Fairy Light
Fairy Light (battery operated candle)
Decorator Soaps
Flower Petal Decorator Soaps
Floating Candle
Floating Candle

Powder Jar
Powder Jar

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Treasures Magazine Article
Featured article (and cover photo!) in Treasures Magazine, April 2013. Click on image to read the entire article.

~From the Owner's Collection~
Due to many of my customers' requests to see some
of the hairreceivers from my personal collection, I have
created this page to share some of my special items
with you.  Remember....they are just for your
viewing pleasure and not for sale.

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Canonsburg,Pa.  15317

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