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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Antiques of strategic importance
The materials feature more than 800 antiquities brought from Europe by truck. The scheme would not stand without the evaluators of the Ministry of Culture, but it worked for eight…

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MARINE CHRONOMETERS
For people of maritime professions, spending many months away from the earth, the ship becomes a second home. Therefore, all items of ship's life surrounding sailors should be durable, comfortable,…

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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 Shabby, outdated icons could be brought to the icon shop and instead of themselves choose a new one, while paying extra money.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

Antique shop and its secrets: why do we love antique furniture so much?
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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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Antiques Assessment - Customer Information
Evaluation and buying up antiques today is one of the popular forms of selling old things. If you consider it necessary not just to throw things away, but to find…

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Relics of Thailand
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