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Tips you need to know about appraising antiques

Antique Appraisal True antique collectors are probably already well versed in getting appraisals done but this is something with which everyone should be familiar. An appraisal is the act of having a professional appraise your goods as well as document their description, appraisal value, and the reasoning that went into that decision. This is the …

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A Summary Of Historic Periods For Antique Jewelry

Do you own some vintage or antique jewelry, but you aren’t sure what you really have? Did you inherit it from a grandparent or even a great-grandparent? Are you interested in knowing more about different historic period styles? Some styles are more highly valued than others. If you have more information, you’ll realize which pieces …

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Millennials Today Aren’t Fond Of Old Things

Also referred to as GEN Y, millennials were born between the early 80s to the mid-90s. These people are children of the baby boomers. When baby boomers die, they leave all of their worldly possessions (and money) to their kids – the millennials. However: millennials aren’t particularly fond of “things”. They don’t want their parents’ …

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Traditional Japanese decorative art

An Introduction to Traditional Japanese Decorative Art

Do you have a love for traditional Japanese decorative art and would like to learn more? Or do you already have a large collection and are thinking of paring it down? Traditional Japanese artwork is among the world’s greatest treasures. For centuries, Japanese artists have created amazing bronze sculptures, woodblock prints, unique ink painting, calligraphy …

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What’s The Difference Between Antique Valuation & Antique Appraisal?

Antique valuations and antique appraisals are used for different reasons  and can vary in value and price depending on who you talk to. Below you will find some of the main differences between the two. Where Do You Turn To? You’ve watched PBS’s “Antique Roadshow” for years and think you have a pretty good sense …

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