Monthly Archives: February 2018

Antique Silverware for Dining

Antique Silverware for Dining

Posted February 27th, 2018 by AC Silver and filed under LoveAntiques University

Have you ever wondered what key pieces of Silverware would have been common place on an 18th Century dining table? Wonder no more; AC Silver have written a blog on just that, so read on to find out more.

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Item of The Week - Rare Swedish Antique Biedermeier Sofa

Item of The Week - Rare Swedish Antique Biedermeier Sofa

Posted February 22nd, 2018 by LoveAntiques and filed under Item of the Week

In the early days of furniture making, it’s safe to say that Swedish designers where up there with the elite. Their simplistic styles, soft tones and clean lines were highly regarded and have, through the years become increasingly desirable. Scandinavian furniture is known for being simple, yet oh so stylish. For this weeks ‘Item of the Week’ we bring you this Rare Swedish Antique Biedermeier Sofa.

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Item of The Week - African Birthing Chair 1930

Item of The Week - African Birthing Chair 1930

Posted February 9th, 2018 by LoveAntiques and filed under Item of the Week

Centuries ago, birthing mums didn’t have the luxuries available to them during childbirth as they do nowadays. It was quite a straightforward, simple process whereby a woman was just expected to sit and get on with it! There weren’t various methods of pain relief available, and a ‘Birthing Pool’ was unheard of. In fact, one of the only pieces of equipment needed and indeed available in Childbirth, was a Birthing Chair, such as this one: -

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The Top 20 Most Valuable & Collectable Suffrage Antiques

The Top 20 Most Valuable & Collectable Suffrage Antiques

Posted February 5th, 2018 by LoveAntiques and filed under Special Occasions

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of The Representation of the People Act 1918, where women over the age of 30 were first given the vote, we’ve partnered suffrage historian Elizabeth Crawford, to compile the top twenty most valuable suffragette antiques on the market. The list includes Suffragette Banners, hunger-strike medals, and the iconic ‘Votes for Women’ sash, as well as tips on how to spot genuine, good quality antiques.

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Item of The Week - Antique Diamond & Gold Solitaire Ring

Item of The Week - Antique Diamond & Gold Solitaire Ring

Posted February 1st, 2018 by LoveAntiques and filed under Item of the Week

It’s February folks, which can only mean one thing………. Valentine’s Day is on the Horizon. Yes, the most Romantic Day of the year is almost upon us, so for those of you considering taking the plunge and popping the ‘Big Question,’ let us offer some assistance. We have, of course, chosen an Engagement Ring for this weeks ‘Item of The Week’, so feast your eyes on this beauty…..

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