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A beginner’s guide to collecting antique ceramics

A beginner’s guide to collecting antique ceramics

People have been collecting antiques for hundreds of years and many blog posts have been written for the more experienced collector. But if you are starting out on your journey, this beginner’s guide to collecting antique ceramics will help.
Spotlight on emerald jewellery, the birthstone for May

Spotlight on emerald jewellery, the birthstone for May

The four most precious gemstones in the world are considered to be diamonds, rubies, sapphires, and emeralds. Emerald birthstone jewellery is perfect for May birthdays. Here, we take a closer look.
What was the Arts and Crafts movement?

What was the Arts and Crafts movement?

How much do you know about the Arts and Crafts Movement? Our latest guide looks at its origins and the designers associated with it.
Spotlight on diamond jewellery, the birthstone for April

Spotlight on diamond jewellery, the birthstone for April

A girl’s best friend since 1949, diamonds are the birthstone for April. Here, we shine a light on antique diamond jewellery and tell you everything you need to know.
Decorative antiques in modern homes

Decorative antiques in modern homes

A guide to incorporating decorative antiques into a modern home while still maintaining a contemporary feel.
How to clean antique brass

How to clean antique brass

How can you achieve that highly polished look of antique horse brasses found in country pubs, and, even more than that, should you clean antique brass? Our latest blog post tells you how to clean antique brass.
How to date an antique chair: an antique dealer’s guide

How to date an antique chair: an antique dealer’s guide

Determining the age of an antique chair requires skill and expertise. Here, our dealers share their tips to help you date your antique chairs.
Antique gift ideas across the years

Antique gift ideas across the years

Individual and unique antique gifts will hold their value and bring pleasure and happy memories to the recipient for years to come. Here are our top antique Christmas gift ideas.
Antique dining tables in the 21st century home

Antique dining tables in the 21st century home

For many people, the thought of using antique tables in a modern home is daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. Our latest guide shows you how to incorporate antique tables into a 21st century setting.
November birthstones blog post

Spotlight on antique birthstones – Topaz and citrine November birthstones

November is another month that benefits from two birthstones, and our latest antique birthstone guide takes a close look at both.