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Indian Antiques and Fine Art Guide

Indian Antiques and Fine Art Guide Over the last few years, the prices of Chinese antiques have soared significantly higher over the initial estimates. Indian antiques are expected to follow, therefore now is the perfect time to invest in beautiful pieces. Please follow and… Continue reading →

Hygge lifestyle – We’re already living it!

Hygge is the buzzword of the moment – pronounced hoo-gah a Danish word with no direct translation but described as a feeling of being warm, safe, rested, cosy and homely But do we really need the Danes to tell us… Continue reading →

Honiton Pottery – Devon

Honiton Pottery I used to think it was only fruit and potato pickers who moved around the country finding work, but as I now know, when seasonal work dried up on the farms in the South of England, itinerant travellers… Continue reading →

Charlotte Rhead – The Lost Art of Tube Lining

The wonderful thing about collecting antiques is the constant learning process the hobby generates. Every visit to an auction sale, antique shop and flea market brings to light new objects, manufacturing techniques, names and dates that previously were a complete… Continue reading →

Collectable Silver Smalls

Antique dealers call them by the workaday name of “smalls”. You see flea market (sorry antiques fair) stalls with glass-topped cases full of them, their custodians desperately hoping that the quirkiness of the objects will persuade some hapless collector to… Continue reading →

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