Winter is on its way, and like we all know Monsieur Winter Wind likes breathing down our necks, leaving us yelping for the rays of warm summer air. Here are a few tips to help you to keep warm and stay toasty during those frosty days.
In the days of the original iPhone, there was a simple choice to be made when buying a new smartphone - would you buy an iPhone or would you buy a model made by the competition, say an HTC or a Samsung device?
Ever wondered what makes porcelain valuable, or wondered about the differences between different types of porcelain? If so, then look no further. This article aims to provide a brief overview of the world of porcelain & porcelain collecting. more
Faberge eggs! Bywords for creativity and exquisite craftsmanship, these jewelled objets d art are a nostalgic reminder of Imperial Russias last royal family, the Romanovs, their extravagant lifestyle and also their tragic end. more
Pottery is among the oldest crafts known to mankind, one that through time has flowered into an art form. Besides potterys utilitarian purposes, many types of fine pottery are sought after as antiques and collectables. more
His elegant creations have graced the homes of aristocrats and millionaires; ironically Thomas Chippendale, the brilliant 18th century English furniture designer never quite achieved equal social status with his clients. more
Did you know glass is a flexible material that lends itself to stunning, imaginative sculptures and decorative artworks? Studio glass, as this creative enterprise is known, is a recognized aspect of the international art scene. more
Antique collecting has become a very popular pastime. It is often seen as a hedge against a financial crisis. While many people specialise in works of art or furniture, one area that raises considerable passion is the collection of nautical antiques. more
First, do your research and understand the characteristics of furniture belonging to specific eras, depending on what you're interested in. Make sure that you deal only with reputed antique dealers. more
For centuries, the tribal masks of Africa played an important role in the culture of its indigenous communities. Imbued with mysticism, masks were integral to rituals, festivals, initiation ceremonies and secret societies. more