Pictures from the exhibition, or How to buy masterpieces?
Once we had an art day - we went to the sale of paintings in the House of Bessarabian Jews (there is such a building in Tel Aviv). This is…

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Antiques and time!
Since ancient times, the attention of peoples has been turned to antiques. This was carried out for such reasons, among the first of which was the presence of love for…

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The security of your collection
If you often visit various sites or forums that are devoted to collecting, you probably have come across more than once information on how to protect your collection from all…

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Antique shop and its secrets: why do we love antique furniture so much?

If only furniture could tell its story …

Antiques are Mary’s long-standing passion. She holds an antique store on the outskirts of London and some of her things are collected personally to her around the world. For example, she found this leather armchair of the Art Deco era in Provence. During a trip to the French provinces, Mary and her husband met a lovely old couple who, with a bottle of Bordeaux, kindly agreed to sell this treasure for a ridiculous amount. Buddha’s bronze arm was brought from Singapore, and this table was brought from America. Jess, Mary’s friend, saved him from certain death when the owner of the cafe, where she had breakfast on buns on Saturdays, decided to change “all this stuff” to new modern furniture.

Recently, things are not going very well. Antique furniture is now not held in high esteem. Young people are ready to give the last money for a vintage dress, but they prefer to buy furniture at IKEA. Ever since Lizzy was born, Mary and her husband have not traveled at all, all of a sudden I wanted to stay in one place, to equip my house and sleep for some time in her bed. You still don’t get bored. Now, the nurse Lizzy got sick today and the child will have to spend the whole day in the shop. It is necessary to entertain, preferably without damage to property. Continue reading

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