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How to decorate your home with vintage ceramics

Don’t relegate your vintage ceramics to the bathroom and kitchen! Beautiful and versatile, vintage ceramics can be introduced into every room in the house

The world of antique ceramic – what’s valuable and what’s not

From the living room to the bathroom, antique ceramic pieces can reinvigorate any space and although some may be centuries old, ceramic is as popular today as ever, amongst interior enthusiasts desiring traditional designs.

Hemswell Antique Centres re-opened on the 15th June 2020 - 10am - 5pm EVERYDAY

“Nicely laid out displays, visited first weekend of opening – staff were brilliant, plenty of hand-wash stations and everything clearly marked! Keep up the good work”.

COVID-19 Customer Announcement

The health and safety of our customers and employees is our top priority. We are closely monitoring developments of the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) and are following guidelines from the government and relevant health authorities.
A closer look at: Antique stools

A closer look at: Antique stools

Antique stools are probably one of the oldest types of seating, standing the test of time for thousands of years. With so many varying in style, maker, purpose, quality and value, learning to identify specific types of antique stools will make sure you only invest in quality.
How to restore antique wood furniture

How to restore antique wood furniture

No matter how handy you are, never be overhasty when it comes to restoring antique furniture. Knowing how to recover an antique chair from centuries of neglect, or how to remove water stains from antique wood furniture that’s been left in a garage for decades, needs a certain level of research.
How to price antique wares

How to price antique wares

It's brilliant finding a bargain yourself, but no dealer wants to undercharge on their stock. Knowing how to price antique goods comes naturally to the experienced eye.
How to start your own antique business successfully

How to start your own antique business successfully

The decision to learn how to start your own antique business is an exciting one. And now has never been a better time - we’re in the Roaring Twenties once again, after all.

Gild standard: Decorating with antique photo frames

When photography became all the rage at the end of the 19th century, so did antique photo frames. Is there anything more precious than those small, beautifully crafted objects of virtue?

Antique wine glasses & decanters: How to toast the New Year in style

Whether you're planning an elegant English-style party or a Mad-Men-themed vintage bash, antique wine glasses can be a charming touch to your New Year's toast.