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Do you find yourself surrounded by antique treasures from a recent shopping spree, a family inheritance, or perhaps a memorable flea market find? You’re not alone. Many homeowners and collectors are embracing the charm and allure of antique items to give their spaces a unique and stylish touch. Whether you’re a seasoned antiques collector or […]

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There’s something about an antique music box that can instantly transport you to a bygone era. With just one turn of the key, the delicate melodies that it produces can evoke a sense of nostalgia, wonder, and enchantment. It’s no wonder why antique music boxes are such cherished items for collectors. Here are some reasons […]

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Two 19th-century devices shaped the future of music and entertained generations. Learn about the early history of sound recordings: phonographs and gramophones. A Brief History of Phonographs and Gramophones Thomas Edison invented the phonograph in 1877. He wanted to create a device that could record and play one’s voice back. Using a stylus and a […]

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Adding antique fine art to your home, including paintings, sculptures, and textiles, enhances its beauty while giving you the pleasure of elegant surroundings. But owning antique artworks is not a “set it and forget it” proposition. All artworks need ongoing care, and antique artworks, which are pieces 100 years old or older, need special attention. […]

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Thinking of buying an antique sculpture? Before you jump in, there are a few things to consider. Here are the top five tips for purchasing an antique sculpture. Understand the Different Types of Sculptures and Statues An artist makes a sculpture by taking an unformed piece of material, such as marble or clay, and removing […]

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