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How to wind up an antiques repair company

January 31, 2011 by admin  
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by fabiogis50 AWAY In these hard economic times business is very hard. If you are a company director looking for a bit of advice because your antique repair business is struggling, you have come to the right place. I have created many articles which try to help a director take the right steps in either [...]

China Today And Chinese Antiques

January 30, 2011 by admin  
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by cobalt123 How are you going to keep them down on the yhurt, after they’ve seen Beijing? So a billion people watched these most glorious ever Olympics – no need to ponder Chinese antiques or any old buildings. Now that the games are over life goes back to the daily routine as things are evolving [...]

The World of Porcelain Antiques

January 30, 2011 by admin  
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by docman The Chinese were the first to invent porcelain a staggering 1000 years before the rest of Europe.  Porcelain is actually made by heating a form of clay called kaolin and other minerals in a kiln to temperatures of between 1200 and 1400 C.  Porcelain can be described as translucent and glassy.  When held [...]

Collecting Antiques – the Peoples Art

January 29, 2011 by admin  
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by kimberlyannryan In this, the first in a series of articles, we discuss the growth in the marketability of what used to be called Peoples Art and the marketability of everyday packaging materials. In the past it would have been deemed as vulgar to display any form of branding of any goods on display [...]

Antiques: How To Know When You Have One

January 28, 2011 by admin  
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by Changhua Coast Conservation Action If you think that the china plate your grandmother sent down could be an antique than you must learn how to know for sure one way or another. Try to think how your family got it. Did your family purchase it from an auction sale it or did they acquire [...]

Antiques And What They Are Worth

January 28, 2011 by admin  
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by Arthur Kantemirov Some of us will have a hobby that will allow us to break loose from our tiresome and tedious lives. Many of us might go fishing and others of us may collect certain things. One of the better things to collect are antique dishes. If you are lucky than you will have [...]

Learn How To Appraise Your Own Antiques

January 26, 2011 by admin  
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There are numerous individuals who will get an antique plate or teapot from family members. There are some others who might stumble on what they think could be an antique at a flea market. If you think what you have is worth something than you must have it evaluated. To know the exact value of [...]

ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES

January 26, 2011 by admin  
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by Kotomicreations Competition at Doyle New York’s Oct. 8 jewelry auction for pieces from the Perdita Schaffner Navy Blue Velvet Unisex Zentai Suit collection caused prices to soar with the 0,543 gross more than doubling the low of its ,975 to 9,200 estimate. Louis LeB. Webre, Doyle New York’s spokesman, attributed the success to the pieces’ [...]

The Advantages of Specialising and Only Collecting the Finest Antiques!

January 25, 2011 by admin  
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by Matt Andrews Photo As rather specialised Asian antique collectors, over a very long period, we have managed to help form collections of really fine Japanese netsuke, inro, lacquer boxes, Chinese snuff bottles, pendants, jade and hard stone carvings. One advantage of collecting in such specialised fields is that most people will not have [...]

How Best to Begin Buying Antiques in Auction or From Dealers

January 25, 2011 by admin  
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by docman About Becoming An Antique Collector Before buying anything; make a point of studying books and catalogues (even old ones) on your subject, then attend a few auctions, be sure to inspect your choice of antiques on the viewing days before the auction, always allow enough time to visit and explore the main [...]

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