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.
1950s Engagement Ring Trends
Posted July 25th, 2017 by AC Silver and filed under Special Occasions
The 1950's was a very exciting time for jewellery, after the Second World War more and more choices were becoming available. Cinema was becoming popular meaning there was more inspiration coming from the silver screen and the actors behind the lens. This meant that more choices of engagement rings were also becoming available and more trends were emerging for us to follow!
The Most Popular Engagement Ring Styles
Posted January 25th, 2017 by AC Silver and filed under Special Occasions
Engagement rings have been worn since the Victorian era, when Queen Victoria was given a snake ring by her husband to be, Prince Albert. This ring style then became popular all over England and Europe, as people wished to emulate any item which Queen Victoria wore.
Father’s Day Gift Guide
Posted June 8th, 2016 by Lizzie Greenaway, LoveAntiques and filed under Special Occasions
Today Father’s Day is a day to honour and celebrate Dads the world over, however this tradition is still relatively new; the tradition of Father’s Day only began in 1910. Originating in the United States in Spokane, Washington, a lady by the name of Sonora Smart Dodd decided that it was not only Mothers who should have a day dedicated to them. Dodd’s father was a Civil War veteran and had raised her and five other children single-handedly after her mother had died in childbirth.
Valentine's Treasure Hunt Winners!
Posted March 17th, 2016 by LoveAntiques and filed under Just For Fun, Special Occasions
Last month, for Valentine’s Day, LoveAntiques.com created an amazingly fun treasure hunt. The treasure was hidden at a location in London, and LoveAntiques.com’s faithful customers were challenged to complete clues and race to win the £1,000 antique engagement ring. Today, we announce the winners...
Will you be my Valentine?
Posted February 11th, 2016 by Lizzie Greenaway and filed under Special Occasions
Romantic and unique these gifts are the perfect way to celebrate your love this year. As Nicholas Sparks once wrote "romance is thinking of your significant other, when you are supposed to be thinking about something else", what better way to show them that than with a keepsake of the love you share.
Engagement Ring Treasure Hunt
Posted February 2nd, 2016 by LoveAntiques and filed under Just For Fun, Special Occasions
Trasure Hunt - Race around London’s romantic statues to win an
antique engagement ring worth £1000.
The Valentine’s Day themed treasure hunt will take place around ten of London’s most romantic statues on Saturday the 6th of February.
Proposing this Valentine's Day?
Posted January 28th, 2016 by LoveAntiques and filed under Just For Fun, Special Occasions
Valentine’s Day is considered the most romantic day of the year and it’s just around the corner. Find the best kept secrets behind choosing the dream ring and start planning for the perfect day that neither of you will forget. Here's a guide to the perfect proposal...
A Christmas Gift Guide, for the man who has everything
Posted December 18th, 2015 by LoveAntiques and filed under Special Occasions
With Christmas just around the corner, and many people still looking for gift inspiration for the men in their lives, LoveAntiques.com has put together a selection of the finest, unique and special antique Christmas presents available, this year.
The Gift of Giving
Posted December 14th, 2015 by Lizzie Greenaway and filed under Special Occasions
The act of giving is like no other, a warm glow is emitted when we give gifts, when our loved ones are pleased the look of gratitude on their face invokes happiness in us; it is contagious. And what better way to celebrate Christmas this year than giving your loved ones unique presents? Presents from different periods, of times gone by, they tell a story in themselves; the romance of recycling a piece of history is sure to make it a gift they’ll never forget.
Item of the Week - Pearl and Diamond Earrings
Posted December 2nd, 2015 by LoveAntiques and filed under Item of the Week, Special Occasions
These vintage pearl and diamond earrings are the ideal Christmas gift for that special someone this Christmas, manufactured in the 1950’s their timeless style has endured. The earrings would be the perfect addition to a classic outfit during the social gatherings and parties that take place at this time of the year.
LoveAntiques' MD Runs The Chicago Marathon
Posted October 17th, 2014 by LoveAntiques and filed under Just For Fun, Special Occasions
Here at LoveAntiques.com we’re very keen to encourage a healthy lifestyle in the work place – we’ve got a fruit bowl in the office with all the fruit you could desire and we encourage staff to cycle to work to keep fit. But on the 15th October 2014 our MD Will Thomas took our…
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