Amongst the 200 or so items of jewellery dating from 19th to mid 20th century which I specialise in, I have a number of vintage signed pieces by makers… Read more »found in: Antique Buyers Top Tips, Antique Jewellery, Buyer Information
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I am often asked “how different was it in the 1970’s when I was buying and selling jewellery?” In the 1970’s, 18th and early 19th century pieces were in… Read more »found in: Antique Jewellery
I remember one memorable rainy day when a woman came into our shop. On entering she asked my Father the cost of the diamond set swallow brooch on display… Read more »found in: Grays Antiques Centre London
The LAPADA Art & Antiques Fair has grown to become a foremost international showcase for art and antiques, as well as one of the most prestigious events on the… Read more »found in: Antiques Events
The golden chandelier symbol displayed in a window or at a fair is the sign of membership of LAPADA, the Association of Art & Antiques Dealers. Since its inception in… Read more »found in: Buyer Information
Knowledge is key in order to protect the public I am often asked how to identify a piece of antique jewellery. In the UK a genuine antique is an item… Read more »found in: Antique Buyers Top Tips