Types of antique cabinets
In the world there are a huge number of antique antique cabinets of various origin, age and condition. This type of furniture, both earlier and in our time, is quite…

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RUSSIA AND FRANCE: PARADOXES OF JEWELRY ART IN MODERN STYLE
Jewelry of the new style at the end of the 19th century conquered everyone with its bright decorativeness and imagery, which are characterized by drama and symbolism, unusually interpreted mythological…

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Antique Secrets of the Past
Currently, not only a private collector, but also the state is fond of antiques. Typically, antique objects are distinguished in terms of their material value, as well as historical. Also,…

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Antiques as a way of investing

Analysts note a steady increase in the price of antiques. That is why this market is so interesting for investing. In addition, on average, any antique item rises in price by 20-30% per year, and this is a good profit. Therefore, the older the antique exhibit, the more expensive it will be every year. For example, Pablo Picasslo’s painting “The Boy with the Pipe” cost $ 34 million in 1952, and already $ 104 million in 2004.

What can be considered antiques and what not? By definition, antiques include antiques that are over 50 years old.

What are these things? First of all, it is furniture and household items (dishes, vases, ancient mechanisms, etc.), books, icons, paintings, porcelain, glass, silver, coins.

However, as in any investment, investments in antiques have their pitfalls. Investing in antiques is not suitable for those who are counting on quick profits, since this is a long-term investment, the interest on which is growing every year. Continue reading

WATCH COLLECTION WITH A LIMITED BUDGET
Most collectors are always looking for the sleeping one who is waiting to be found. One story tells how a collector went to a pawnshop and asked the owner if…

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HISTORY OF THE CLEARING OF STERLING SILVER
Since silver is a soft metal, it is practically not used in its pure form. Most often it is an alloy of silver and copper. The ratio of the quantities…

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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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