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The 10 Essential Questions to Ask When Buying Antiques (Part 1)
When you choose to invest in an antique you’re buying a sense of history, a story – with loads of character. Before you make your decision to purchase, it’s important to ask yourself some fundamental questions. The answers will lead you to make informed choices that will encourage a lifelong relationship with antique buying. 1) What determines that a piece …
How to Distress Furniture: Your Step by Step Guide
Sometimes, the best way to liven up your furniture is to make it look a bit older. Many homeowners are now mixing distressed furniture with modern styles for unique styles....
9. South Bend Symphony Orchestra concert feat. Mayor Pete Buttigieg at the Morris Performing Arts...
Maestro Tsung Yeh and the SBSO reminded a larger-than-normal audience of more than 1,850 people of why George Gershwin remains one of America’s most popular songwriters and composers with an
What Makes Something an Antique?
Every time you watch Antiques Roadshow, you probably wonder: Just how do we know what items are antiques?The rule of thumb used by most antique dealers is that anything about 100 years or older is an antique. Items that are old, but not quite that old, are called vintage. In 1930, the U.S. government put a tax law into effect stating that an item was to be considered antique if made before 1830, about the time the Era of Mass Production began. According to this law, antiques are "works of art (except
How To Shop for Antique Furniture
Get beginner tips on how to shop for antique furniture from Ken Farmer of Quinn & Farmer Auctions and Matthew Quinn of Quinn's Auction Galleries.
Antique Furniture : How to Restore Original Beauty to Wood Furniture & Antiques
Before restoring a piece of antique furniture, determine what type of wood is being worked upon. Restore original beauty to wood furniture and antiques with ...
How Patients Can Help Prevent Physician Burnout
KATE DUDGEON: Clinical burnout is an epidemic: 45% of all U.S. physicians report at least one form of it. Much is asked of clinicians on top of the care they deliver. And as people live longer, managing chronic and complex conditions, the demand for physicians is growing,leading to a shortage of doctors and making their time and the utilization of care team members even more invaluable.
Why Estate Jewelry Is Sparkling
No longer considered Grandma’s leftovers, vintage and antique baubles are in high demand.
NEWS: How Potential 2019 Gun Laws Will Affect Police
Many of the proposed 2019 gun laws will have an effect on law enforcement officers, so it’s worth a moment to discuss some of them.