Antique clock
What is antiques in general? Antiques mean various categories of antiques having one or another value. Value most often consists, in addition to age and material of manufacture, from rarity…

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What is a flea market?
The world around us Yuri Orlov Grandmaster 3 What is a flea market? Flea markets in Europe and Asia Over the past half century, the world has changed beyond recognition.…

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ANTIQUES
The attention of people to antiques is attracted by two reasons. The first is the love of history, the state and, in connection with these ancient objects that bear the…

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Icon collecting

Throughout life, Russian people have been associated with icons. Under the images of saints, he was born, married. After death, during the burial, people put an icon in the coffin so that the soul of the deceased would find eternal rest. In each hut there was reserved a place for icons, it was called the “red” corner or kut. His other name is the deity, the front angle, the chapel, the icon …

The hut of the Orthodox Christian has always been “marked” in the image of the Holy: it was placed near the gate or porch, it served as a defense against evil and evil people. Formally, the saints were not traded. Shabby, outdated icons could be brought to the icon shop and instead of themselves choose a new one, while paying extra money. If the seller considered that the amount received was too small, he, without uttering a word, pushed the money back. In this case, the buyer had to pay extra. Continue reading

What is a flea market?
The world around us Yuri Orlov Grandmaster 3 What is a flea market? Flea markets in Europe and Asia Over the past half century, the world has changed beyond recognition.…

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The magic charm of ancient weapons
There are people who simply can not resist the magical charm of ancient weapons. They usually form a whole collection of antique blades or pistols. But do not forget that…

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Icon collecting
Throughout life, Russian people have been associated with icons. Under the images of saints, he was born, married. After death, during the burial, people put an icon in the coffin…

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18th Century Antiques: Real Works of Art
18th Century Antiques: Real Works of Art The 18th century is called the gallant century in history: it was at this time that exquisite arts, fashion and entertainment were elevated.…

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