Category: Learn Antiques

your antiques shop

Your Antiques Shop and Social Sharing

Have you opened your antiques shop yet? If you want to sales then you need visitors to your shop. The more visitors then the more sales you make, just like at a real life antiques fair or shop. One way to increase your visitors is by Social Sharing. This has two...

Selling Antiques online

Selling Antiques OnLine Write A Good Description.

Are you thinking of selling antiques online? Selling anywhere such as the new Talking Antiques shops, eBay, Etsy or even your own website? One of the skills you will need to learn is how to create good descriptions. As I have been selling antiques online for almost 20 years now...

antiques basics

Antiques Basics 21 Beginners Tips

Are you interested in antiques? When you first start it can be so confusing. Here are 20 antiques basics which I hope will help Antiques Basics Antiques are 100 years old The legal definition is that a piece needs to be 100 years old to be called an antique. Less than...

want to be an antiques dealer

So You Want To Be An Antiques Dealer ?

So You Want To Be An Antiques Dealer ? Let me tell you what its really like . Ive bought and sold various antiques for the past 40 years. 20 years as a full time Antiques Dealer and Ive lived to tell the tale. People are interested in the life of a dealer...

11 Reasons Why Vintage Gems are Better Than New

Better than New As regular readers know I have a passion for antique and vintage jewellery. Heres why. Eleven reasons why lovely old jewelies are better than new. 1. Lower Price For Same Quality We all love a bargain. Have you compared the prices of vintage jewellery with new? Whilst rare...

Victorian Aesthetic

Quick guide to Antique Vintage Datelines

I know all you lovers of Antique and Vintage jewellery are sometimes concerned about getting the genuine article when you but older jewellery on-line. Heres a guide to the different periods or Antique Vintage Datelines. Hopefully, this will help you to ensure that you know you are buying the jewellery of an age you want or...

Value antique and vintage jewellery

Value Antique and Vintage Jewellery

One thing everyone wants to know about their antique and vintage jewellery is : What’s it worth? The one question I always get asked and try not to answer for people is: Can you value antique and vintage jewellery? The reason I don’t like valuing is what occurs when you...

vintage Gemstone Ring

Easy Guide to Gemstone Ring Parts

Do you love looking at rings and would like to know more? Today Im looking at the most common type of ring we see the Vintage Gemstone Ring and Gemstone Ring Parts. These facts below apply to any rings set with stones except eternity and signet rings and does include engagement rings, dress...