Published September 3, 2019 5656 Views

Ojime Beads   Ojime, ojime beads, Japanese ojime beads, Meiji period and Edo period beads, glass, gold, sterling silver, and wooden beads, sagemono beads, etc. There are many ways to describe ojime beads and there are probably more than a few exhaustive blogs, essays, and other content-he...

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Where To Sell Antiques

Published September 1, 2019 2957 Views

Where To Sell Antiques   Somethings are easier than others in life and based on over 20+ years of experience in the art business, I can say in my opinion selling antiques is not easy. Not because what you have is no longer popular and no longer of interest, but because in general, the...

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Lost Images Of Culture [A Collection Of Rare Post Cards Of Native Americans & Native Alaskans]

Published June 9, 2019 3124 Views

Images Of America [A Collection Of Rare Postcards Of Native Americans] Navajo American Indian RPPC Postcard Of Chief Black Thunder   Over the coming weeks and months, we will be cataloging and presenting a wonderful new collection of early rare postcard photographs and im...

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Beads! Ojime Beads [Wearable Forms Of Japanese Art]

Published June 5, 2019 4302 Views

WHAT ARE OJIME BEADS?   Beads! Ojime Beads [Wearable Forms Of Japanese Art] A Japanese Antique Gold Mounted and Peal Inlaid Meiji Era Lacquer Carved Ojime Bead   What are ojime beads?  Beads come in all shapes, forms, and sizes and using beads in the creation o...

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Why Have Antiques Dropped In Value?

Published May 4, 2019 5148 Views

Values change. They go up, they go down, they remain the same, they go flat, and then the cycle begins again. This cycle has been happening for thousands of years and across all markets, segments, and economies. Why would antiques be subject to different trends? You must think your antiques have...

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How To Clean Antiques And Live To Tell About It

Published May 1, 2019 988 Views

So you want to clean your antiques huh?  That would seem to be a noble and well-intentioned endeavor.  If you are familiar with the famous phrase that the road to hell is littered with good intentions as luck would have it, the path to well cared for antiques is also littered with pieces t...

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The Good Ol' Days-Buying Art, Antiques, Collectables, & Decor In A Store

Published March 30, 2019 872 Views

Antique stores.  A thing of the past?  Or, will they stand the test of time?  I would suppose anyone reading this would probably be someone that has in fact gone to or goes to antique stores and so perhaps the following story will sound like an experience similar to your recollec...

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Art & D├ęcor Restoration [To Restore Or Not Restore! That Is The Question!]

Published March 20, 2019 838 Views

Art & Décor Restoration [To Restore Or Not Restore! That is the question!]   A 17th Century Master Painting Repaired With A Tie Fragment! You sift through a large pile of things on a sunny Sunday morning carefully pulling back layers upon layers until you find it, n...

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Buyers Checklist When Shopping for Art Online

Published March 7, 2019 765 Views

  A 19th Century Engraving The Infant Hercules Sir J. Reynolds Pinxit   There was a point in our not-too-distant past when shopping for art, at any respectable level, required time away from one’s day, waiting for auctions, or having an old school face-to-face with the l...

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