Item of The Week - Childs Spinning Wheel c.1880
Posted April 6th, 2018 by LoveAntiques and filed under Item of the Week
When you think of Antiques, you’re likely to think of all the popular types of antiques; Antique Furniture, Antique Ceramics, Antique Silver & Antique Art, but how often do you think of Antiques for Children? You’d be forgiven for saying ‘hardly ever’ but of course, there are still a vast amount of children’s antiques available. And this one really caught our eye.
Item of The Week - Swedish Birch Inlaid Oval Occasional Table
Posted March 23rd, 2018 by LoveAntiques and filed under Item of the Week
Occasional tables are a must in the modern-day home; without one, where would you rest your newspaper, television remotes or car keys?! And the lovely thing about occasional tables, is that they come in all different shapes and sizes to suit everyone’s desires, whether it be big or small, circular or rectangular, wide or narrow; the options are endless. But it’s not very often you see one like this….
Item of The Week - Antique Double Bed c.1880
Posted March 16th, 2018 by LoveAntiques and filed under Item of the Week
After a hard day’s work there’s nothing quite like the thought of collapsing in to a lovely big comfy bed, whether it be to fall fast asleep, or to unwind with your favourite book, and of course, sleeping is our body’s chance to recuperate. But in order to get a good night’s sleep, you need a comfortable bed. So, with this in mind, we have chosen this 19th Century antique double bed as our Item of The Week.
Item of The Week - Small George II Period Chest on Chest
Posted March 2nd, 2018 by LoveAntiques and filed under Item of the Week
What makes a house a home? Décor? The Occupants? Furnishings? I guess we all have different perceptions on what makes a house a home. Here at LoveAntiques.com, we believe that it’s an accumulation of all these things and more, but we can’t help but love furniture and furnishings. For this weeks ‘Item of The Week’ we have chosen a fundamental piece of furniture, which most of us will either already have, or will more than likely have a variation of.
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.
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.
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: -
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.
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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