Maintaining Antique Value

5 Things to Avoid When Maintaining Antique Value

The beauty of antiques is that they can continue to appreciate over time, providing a nice return on investment or at least a cool memory of your family heirloom. The unfortunate reality, though, is that these rare and precious items can also be ruined easily, destroying the value and your emotional state at the same time. This is why it is important to avoid these mishaps when you are trying to maintain the value of your antiques. 1. DIY Restoration

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When Does it Make Sense to Restore Antique Furniture?

It seems that we all have antique furniture lying around our garage or home. Or, perhaps you stumbled upon something interesting at a garage or estate sale that you want to restore or even restore then sell? After catching the latest episode of Antiques Roadshow, you think to yourself, ‘could it be that my [desk, chandelier, cabinet, bed frame, table] could be worth as much as that gem I saw on TV?’ The answer, quite simply, is maybe. But it

Best Ways to Sell Tiffany Jewelry for Top Dollar

Founded in 1837, Tiffany & Co. is a world famous, highly coveted brand with timeless brand equity. Whether it’s the signature Tiffany blue boxes or the much-loved Breakfast at Tiffany’s movie, this iconic jeweller has made its name as a maker of must-have pieces. From earrings to engagement rings to necklaces, selling your Tiffany jewelry can be a straightforward process. Here are some tips to capitalize on your sale if you’ve decided to part ways with your Tiffany jewelry. Appraise

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6 Factors Antique Appraisers Consider

Do you have an interesting antique that you think could be worth a significant amount of cash? Determining its worth entails more than searching for it in a price guide or auction results. There are several factors that will influence your antique’s value. Here are our guidelines to help you evaluate your antique like an appraiser: Is it in good condition? One of the first things you should consider when trying to determine the value of your antique is is

How to Buy and Sell Art Near You

  Purchasing a fine piece of art is a worthwhile investment. Not only does it add beauty to your home and evoke powerful emotions, its value as an investment appreciates steadily over time while simply hanging on your wall or sitting on your mantelpiece. Whether you choose to purchase a painting, sculpture or print for your new or existing collection, or are looking to sell one of your pieces, we’re here to give your our tops tips to help you

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