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November 11, 2019 - Filed under: Antiques News — Harriet

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…)

October 28, 2019 - Filed under: Antiques News — Richard

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…)

October 21, 2019 - Filed under: Antiques News — Harriet

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…)

October 14, 2019 - Filed under: Antiques News — David

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…)

September 30, 2019 - Filed under: Antiques News — Harriet

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…)

September 23, 2019 - Filed under: Antiques News — David

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…)

September 16, 2019 - Filed under: Antiques News — Richard

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…)

September 2, 2019 - Filed under: Antiques News — Harriet

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…)

August 12, 2019 - Filed under: Antiques News — Harriet

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…)

July 22, 2019 - Filed under: Antiques News — Harriet

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…)

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