By: Anamika Swami | Feb 25, 2012 Clocks have been in use since centuries. In the earlier days, clocks were mainly used to know the time. Today different types of clocks are available. These time devices have become exquisite show pieces with both modern and antique varieties available largely.
By: Wesley | Feb 13, 2012 Throughout a long period of time, archeological discoveries continuously unearth ancient Chinese weapons, some of them ancient kung fu weapons. Recently, a 2,200 year old metal and jade weapon was unearthed. While jade is considered as a decorative element, forging a weapon of this type has never been within the bounds of imagination of many archeologists, up until now.
By: Wesley | Feb 13, 2012 Similar to ancient Japanese Samurai swords like the katana, ancient Chinese swords like the Sanmei are works of art. Unlike their Japanese counterparts which are created purely for sword fighting, the Sanmei is supposed to be used in tandem with martial arts training. Wushu is the perfect example to this. Sword wielding is done in conjunction with movements of basic martial arts kicking, punching
By: Wesley | Feb 13, 2012 When Marco Polo returned to Europe after living in China for 24 years, he brought with him stories and small samples of Chinese sculptures, ceramics, enamels, furniture and art. By the middle of the 18th century, Europeans were trading and craving for Asian products, Chinese art, designs, furniture, chinaware and sculpture figurines.
By: Bella Mclaine | Feb 11, 2012 Most people who're marketing antiques are not professional sellers. They may need to have some additional space within their storage. Or with current financial occasions, they may be finding themselves in financial turmoil and in have to have of fast cash.
By: Bella Mclaine | Feb 9, 2012 Most people may know that collectible rare stamps have high price tags. The field of rare stamps is probably one of the fields that are not going to get affected by any economic crisis, no matter how harsh it may be.
By: Jared Ingram | Jan 31, 2012 Millions of people spend their lives trying to crack the codes that are presented in everyday life. Every single day people move forward with purchasing tickets to try and make their wallets grow exponentially.
By: R Santana | Jan 17, 2012 Buying antiques and fine art is a very enjoyable experience but can have its pitfalls for both professional dealers and amateurs alike. In this short guide, I hope to be able to give an insight in how many dealers operate in the international market.
By: wsiexperts | Jan 16, 2012 Attending a vintage clothing auction is the best way to find fine vintage textiles. When you attend a vintage clothing auction, you can find fashionable retro designs for a fraction of the cost of retail. Here are a few benefits you get when you buy clothing from a mid-range vintage collectable sale.