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Tips to Value Gold Plated and Silver Plated Antiques


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Marks to Know for Antique Silver-plate and Gold-plate If you have been trying to sell antique jewelry, you probably have come across terms such as gold-plate and silver-plate. These terms also will be used for other antiques, especially silver-plate as it is quite common. It is important that you know a few things about gold […]

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A Lost Art: Repousse Crafted Antiques


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Repoussé is an intricate detail and ornamental design in sterling silver, metal, thin copper and many other metals. Repoussé designed pieces of silver are done by a metalwork technique that consists of the hammering and shaping of malleable metal on the reverse side by hand. The literal meaning of repoussé in French is “to push […]

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