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Silver for Everyday Life

You might think of antique silverware as something reserved for people born in the first half of the 20th century, but it’s time to think again. Not only is silverware a highly-valuable collectable for people all over the work, there are also completely practical pieces of silver for everyday life. Today, we’re going to take …

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5 Pieces of Silver that Have a Modern Use

For a lot of us, silver is simply a space-taker that you’re likely to find in your grandmother’s display cupboard. The image of silver being a dated luxury that serves no use today couldn’t be further from the truth, however. Today, we’ll take a look at 5 pieces of silver that have a modern use; …

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Vintage Inspired Engagement Rings

When you’re looking for the perfect engagement ring, it can be easy to get lost in the fray with the level of variety that’s on offer. Today, we’ve collected a few of our vintage engagement rings that are the best representations of their vintage styles. Instead of becoming overwhelmed at the number of options available, …

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How to Decorate with Silver Trays

A silver tray is possibly among one of the best pieces of antique silverware to own. Inherently, in the design of a tray, they are immediately practical and useful. Since they have such a diverse range of uses, also, trays are truly must-haves around the home. Lets explore some of our top tips on ‘how …

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Luxury Wedding Gifts

There were far fewer weddings in 2020 than there are in the average year, and we all thought – perhaps a little too optimistically – that they would pour over into the new year, creating a year filled to the brim with romantic celebration. From the vantage point of January 2021, the future for weddings …

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The Beauty of Silver Teapots

Call me old-fashioned, but I am a firm believer that tea in its truest form has to be served in a teapot. And what could be more beautiful than a silver teapot? That’s right: nothing. Antique or not, silver teapots have something about them that adds to the tea itself, and it’s not just the …

tea in the Georgian era
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Tea in the Georgian Era

The routine is familiar to us all- boil the kettle, steep the tea, and add milk and sugar to taste. Tea-making is as natural to us Brits as breathing. In fact, centuries ago writer David Elliston claimed ‘the making of tea is one of the most deep seated British rituals, impervious to change’. It’s hard …