Auctioneers that visited a home in Wiltshire, that belonged to an elderly lady that had died, were shocked to discover a collection of antique jewellery next to a joint of meat in a chest freezer.
The lady had collected jewellery since (more…)
A recent survey asked people about their attitudes to buying a range of household items and found that nearly half of respondents were unaware that purchasing second hand or antique furniture was greener than buying new.
Over 1.6 million tonnes of (more…)
The October 2019 Decorex exhibition in London featured a VIP lounge that was designed as a sustainable space that featured antique furniture.
Decorex is an annual show where interior designers go to (more…)
Airbnb is a popular way to find accommodation for a holiday or weekend break. There are some unusual Airbnb places to stay in, including ones that feature antique furniture.
In Dover, you can stay in the grounds of (more…)
A brewery manager has paid a record price of £2,250 for two cans of beer that were brewed before the beginning of the Second World War.
Two cans of (more…)
LAPADA is the largest association of art and antique dealers in the world and the organisation recently celebrated its 45th anniversary.
It celebrated reaching this milestone at (more…)
Irish antique dealers are seeking a VAT tax exemption on the grounds that they are a green business which is good for the environment.
The Irish Antiques Dealers Association (Iada) wants (more…)
The rosewood tree is on the verge of extinction in some regions of the world and trade in rosewood is being restricted. With fewer items of rosewood furniture being made, consumers can turn to antique dealers to purchase rosewood furniture.
Rosewood is (more…)
French police are investigating how numerous valuable works of art and antique furniture have vanished from Paris’ Elysée Palace.
Missing items include numerous bronze (more…)
A group of antique collectors and dealers has persuaded London’s High Court to grant a judicial review of the Ivory Act.
The Ivory Act of 2018, which is not yet law, threatens to (more…)