Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

If you’re looking for the perfect Mother’s Day gift this year, you’re in luck! Antiques and jewelry make beautiful gifts for Mother’s Day. These gifts below are sure to make this Mother’s Day the most memorable. Diamond Heart Pendant and Chain, circa 1950 1. Ruby Jewelry Mother’s Day was first introduced as a holiday in the […]

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5 Tips For Buying Antique Furniture

Looking for the perfect antique piece for your home can be a struggle. You want something that is built to last – but also has that old-world charm. Read on and make your search easier with these 5 tips for buying antique furniture! Mahogany Secretary and Bookcase, circa 1800 1. Find a reputable dealer. If […]

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Artist Spotlight: Grace Schlesier

Our Spring Art Show is going on now! In celebration, we’re highlighting a selection of artists featured in this year’s show. This week’s Artist Spotlight is Grace Schlesier! Nature’s Handiwork As a small child, she colored pictures. She remembers always loving to draw. Grace started early. In high school she had an art teacher who […]

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The Evolution of the Engagement Ring

Rings as jewelry have been popular for thousands of years. The engagement ring, now a mainstay of the jewelry world, dates back to Ancient Rome. Read on and learn about the true history of these romantic symbols of love. Platinum 1.51 Carat Yellow Diamond Engagement Ring It was Ancient Roman custom for brides-to-be to wear […]

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The Story of Biedermeier

The term “Biedermeier” was coined as a reference to the German artistic styles of the beginning and middle of the 19th century. During this time, a new class of people was thriving, and the designs they created in furniture, architecture and visual art survive today as examples of the Biedermeier era. Biedermeier Glass Front Bibliotheque, […]

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