Seeing as I deal with antiques, and have never had experience as a marriage counsellor, what I’m talking about today is what is called, in the antiques trade, a “marriage.” […]
Antique Expert Tip #6: Do you know what a prie-dieu is? Or a barley twist? Read and find out.
Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to go into an antique shop or antique mall, peruse the objects the dealers have for sale, and not have to wonder about where they come from, how old are they, or how were they used?
February has been a tough month – not only does the cold weather make me a bit miserable, but I’m also feeling sad because two people that I liked and […]
Identifying what the marks mean on the bottom of a teacup can be sometimes challenging but other times, ridiculously easy. This Instant Antique Expert Tip answers the question “What does […]
There may come a time when you will want, or need to know, how much your – or someone else’s – personal possessions are worth. It might be because you plan to […]
When is it safe to refinish antique furniture? Most of the time that people ask me this question they are thinking of the effect refinishing their pieces will have on their […]
Winter is never a great time to make changes that would cause you or someone you love to have to move from their home. However, sometimes life throws curve balls. […]
I enjoy doing estate appraisals because it keeps me connected to the world of antiques I was part of for the years that I owned an antique / home decor […]