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Uncovering Hidden Gems: Finding High-Profit Items To Resell

Finding items to resell that are worth money can be a challenging task. The thrift store market is highly competitive and it can be difficult to find high-profit items that are in good condition. It takes a lot of time and effort to sift through the vast selection of items at thrift stores, and it can be easy to overlook valuable items that are hidden among the clutter.

So my vendors listed some items on my website and I was like DANG those are expensive, let's verify the pricing. Remember, I am new at reselling but excellent at marketing so I love learning from my vendors! Here is what they taught me to be on the look out for...


Glassybaby is a hand-blown glass company based in Seattle, Washington. They are known for their small votive candle holders, which come in a wide variety of colors and patterns. The company was founded in 1998 by a man named Lee Rhodes, who started the company after recovering from cancer and wanting to create something beautiful to bring light to others' lives. In addition to their glass products, the company is also known for their philanthropy and community involvement, including giving a portion of their profits to various charitable organizations.


Vandor 1980 Small Mug w/ Rainbow Handle Clouds

Vandor is a company that specializes in creating pop culture-inspired drinkware and home decor. The company was founded in 1996, in the United States and since then has been creating a variety of products such as mugs, glasses, and bottles featuring iconic characters and images from pop culture.

Vandor has also licensed products from popular franchises like Star Wars, Harry Potter and Marvel among others.


Vintage Dutch Metal Serving Trays

The trays are versatile and can be used for serving food, displaying decor, or as a catch-all tray in the entryway.

Dutch decor is popular for a few reasons. One is that it is often associated with traditional, rustic design elements, which can add a cozy and inviting feel to a home.

The Dutch aesthetic often incorporates natural elements such as windmills, tulips, and clogs, which are commonly found in the Netherlands, giving a sense of authenticity and connection to the country's culture.

Additionally, the Dutch are known for their appreciation of simplicity and functionality, which is reflected in their decor. The minimalistic and clean design of Dutch decor can make any room feel open and airy.


1992 Wedgwood Ralph Lauren Polo Bear Gold Trimmed Bowls

The bear was first introduced in 1991 as part of a holiday advertising campaign, and since then it has become a beloved and iconic part of the Ralph Lauren brand. The Polo Bear is depicted as a classic teddy bear wearing Ralph Lauren's signature polo shirt, and is often shown in various poses and activities such as playing polo or lounging in luxurious settings.

The Polo Bear has become a collector's item, appearing on a variety of products such as clothing, accessories, home decor, and collectibles. The bear has also been featured in various advertising campaigns and has become a symbol of the Ralph Lauren brand's classic and timeless style. Ralph Lauren has also produced limited edition Polo Bear figures, which are highly sought after by collectors.


Vintage Michael Hoban

Michael Hoban is a fashion designer who is best known for creating the iconic North Beach Leather jacket in the 1970s. He was the founder of the Michael Hoban North Beach Leather Company, which was a popular clothing brand in the 1970s and 1980s. The North Beach Leather jacket, which was made of soft, supple leather, became a symbol of the era and was worn by a wide range of celebrities, including Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson, and John Travolta.

Hoban began his career as a fashion designer in the 1960s, working for a variety of clothing brands before starting his own company. He was known for his innovative use of materials, such as leather and suede, and his ability to create clothing that was both stylish and functional. Hoban's designs were popular with both men and women and were often worn by some of the most famous and influential people of the time.


Locating valuable items to resell can be a daunting task, as the thrift store market is highly competitive. Sifting through the vast selection of goods at thrift stores and finding high-profit items that are in good condition can be a time-consuming and challenging endeavor. I appreciate learning from my vendors on what to be on the lookout for!

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