Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Many of us have given or received a gift of jewelry as a symbol of our love on special days like these. While it doesn’t necessarily make sense to specifically insure every piece of jewelry you own, it’s certainly wise if you have expensive pieces…especially if you wear them frequently. When you “schedule” a special piece of jewelry on your...
This blog post completes my series on Consigning at Auction. We’ve covered the appraisal process, what to expect in an antiques appraisal, and auction schedules...
After you choose an auction house to work with, you need to get your property evaluated by an expert appraiser. This can be done online, in person, or at your home...
If you’re a collector of art and antiques or the heir to a family estate, no doubt you’ve thought about consigning some of that property to auction. Here are 5 steps for navigating the consignment process, and my best advice for sailing through it with ease...
Perhaps you have antiques that have been handed down in your family from generation to generation or maybe you are a more serious collector of antiques and fine arts. Even the most comprehensive home policy has limitations on how it protects your valuables in the event of damage, theft or loss...