Our Pinterest board “Helpful Resources for Antique Collectors” provides a collection of help resources from identifying antiques to appraising antiques. http://www.pinterest.com/grayestates/helpful-resources/
Kovels: Consumers need to watch for fake antiques http://m.journalnow.com/home_food/home_garden/home/kovels-consumers-need-to-watch-for-fake-antiques/article_f6f67f22-2ef7-11e4-b242-0017a43b2370.html?mode=jqm
DIY Wallpaper Wall Art: We cannot take credit for this idea but wanted to show how we used it in our home. We bought three frames from Michaels and used left over wallpaper from our laundry room to make three handsome wall hangings for our family room.
A friend recently came across a collection of vintage buttons while cleaning and packing for a relocation. Knowing I collect vintage and antiques, she offered them to me, and I said yes I would gladly take them. I didn’t have a plan for what to do with the buttons until I read an article in Kovels June newsletter. In the article, Kovels tells about a reader who told them about her clever “new…
According to Kovels, don’t sell out-of-date jewelry to a gold buyer who offers meltdown value. Look for a dealer who sells “estate” jewelry. Heirloom jewelry made of gold and precious stones is worth more to a dealer who specializes in “estate” jewelry than a gold dealer. Old diamonds, colored gem stones, and fine workmanship add value. Not to mention, old styles are popular with buyers of…
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