Victorian House Styles What, Exactly, is a Victorian House? Victorian houses are homes in an architecture style you’ve more than likely seen before. This ornate architectural category encompasses many distinct sub-styles. Each one is equally as stunning. Let’s explore this major architectural style, where it came from, and what defines it. History of the Victorian … Read moreVictorian House Styles
Spanish Colonial Interior Design Gorgeous Spanish Colonial Interior Design Beautiful Spanish colonial design incorporates both the architecture style and the interior design style. The style is one of the oldest in America. It has been popular in the U.S. for the last 400 years since settlers from Spain settled in Florida, California, and much of … Read moreSpanish Colonial Interior Design
What will happen to antique shows? I will do my best to publish every Monday. Our booth last year at the Baltimore show The promoter of the Baltimore Summer Antiques Show, Scott Diament, told me in an email that the show has been postponed to November 12-15, 2020. Personally we decided that we would not … Read moreWhat will happen to antique shows?
Kesi: The History of the Chinese Tapestry The Incredible History of Kesi Kesi, sometimes also referred to as k’o-ssu, are Chinese cut silk tapestries that have been around since the Tang dynasty. These ancient tapestries are stunning examples of art and some of the oldest in the entire world. Let’s explore some of their history … Read moreKesi: The History of the Chinese Tapestry
Namziyal’s Exciting Rug Auctions Return This June! You Definitely Don’t Want To Miss Our Next Rug Auction June 18, 2020! Nazmiyal Auctions, a veteran platform in the rug auctions industry, has teamed up with Elisabeth Parker, former head of Christie’s Auction House rug department for 22 years, for what may be the most exciting auction … Read moreNamziyal’s Exciting Rug Auctions Return This June!
Decorating with Oversized Rugs How to Incorporate Oversized Rugs into Your Home Oversized rugs, by definition, are those that measure more than 20 feet in length. For some, this could make decorating with an oversized rug a dilemma, because the average room isn’t large enough to fit these rugs. However, if you have an open … Read moreDecorating with Oversized Rugs
Daum Nancy Blackbird vases are rare and beautiful I will do my best to publish every Monday. Daum Nancy liked to repeat decorations on different shaped vases and lamps. There are many examples including seasons and flowers. Blackbirds rate as one of the most collectible and desirable decorations. They’re quite rare, so I’m only able … Read moreDaum Nancy Blackbird vases are rare and beautiful
A few results from Treadway Gallery’s Spring auction, May 3, 2020 I will do my best to publish every Monday. Treadway Gallery, Cincinnati, OH, held a Spring auction on May 3, 2020 with his usual assortment of art pottery, Arts & Crafts, art glass and a few lamps. There wasn’t much special in the sale, … Read moreA few results from Treadway Gallery’s Spring auction, May 3, 2020
Urban Modern Decor What Makes Urban Modern Decor Urban modern is a trendy, current interior design style that is the epitome of fashion. Commonly found in city apartments and the homes of the elite, urban modern decor is sleek and minimal. It combines comfort and glamour in perfect harmony. Let’s take a look at what … Read moreUrban Modern Decor
Beaux Arts Architecture The Beaux Arts Architecture Style The Beaux Arts architecture style is classic and easily recognizable. Originating in 19th century France, it mirrors much of the opulence and decoration from that era and region. Let’s explore the history of the style, how to recognize it, and how it has evolved over time and … Read moreBeaux Arts Architecture