4 blog post that make antique buying as easy as 1,2,3

We all know that buying a new antique comes with a ton of questions. How do I know if it’s real? What kind of qualifications should it have? How many antiques should I buy? Well, lucky for you we’ve complied 4 fantastic blog posts which give some great advice which should make purchasing a bit easier for you.

Homesav: How to make old new: Antiquing advice from the pros

3 pieces of advice for putting antiques in your home: 1. Less is more. 2. Mix and match. 3. Let it tell a story.

Article Snacks

Article Snacks: Sources for buying genuine antiques:

Antiquing can be very expensive and you need to be confident in your purchase. Use the internet to make sure that your antique is genuine and check for certification.

Fine Jewelry Blog

Fine Jewelry Blog: Tips for buying vintage jewelry:

The essential information you need to know when buying vintage jewelry: jewelry material, age and markers.

Lux Magazine

Lux Magazine gave some great information and advice for antiquing:

Collectible vs antique, authentic vs reproduction, restoration vs conservation, ask a lot of questions, always check the item, check for authenticity, beware of limited editions, price does not reflect quality, look for oddities, ask about trade memberships, buy from abroad, always get a receipt and follow the antique golden rule.

 

Have more advice for our antique buyers? We would love to hear from you. Post a comment below and give us your best advice!

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Luck is on Shook’s side: This artwork is stunning

No one is luckier than Shook because Shook gets to see a lot creativity with some items that are posted. So far, we have seen things from old computers and new tablets to exquisite and unique paintings that are true works of art. Recently, John uploaded some very lovely paintings, jewelry and medals that you need to see for yourself.

By Hand and Leg

King of the Park

Palette

September

Embrace

Buddha

Dragon

If you’re an artist, like John, then Shook would love to feature your item as well. You can upload your artwork at: www.shook.co


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