Can I sell icons from home?
To talk about such a complex topic, let's turn to the story. Who knows how icons fell into people's hands? In fact, an icon could reach a person in several…

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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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How to evaluate an antiques item?
Spoons, forks, cup holders, samovars, plates, figurines, and even old photographs with the image of strangers to you - all this in our time is an antiquity and has its…

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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 the possession of even antique weapons requires permission and an expert opinion confirming its cultural and historical value.

Not every weapon antiques successfully passes such an examination, mistakes in this matter, unfortunately, are not excluded, but even worse if it suddenly turns out that the acquired “valuable” copy is a fake. Of course, such a purchase will not bring joy. And it’s not even a matter of money, for a wealthy person, it is precisely such people who can afford the pleasure of collecting old weapons, the loss of money is nothing compared to a huge disappointment. Continue reading

ANTIQUE BROOCH - REFLECTION OF THE ERA
Antique Brooch - as a piece of jewelry - reaches its peak in the middle of the 17th century, it was during this period that European and Russian craftsmen began…

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The most expensive antique books
Every self-respecting second-hand bookmaker at least once in his life was interested in which of the books is the most valuable. This will not necessarily be the oldest and most…

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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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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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