Month: June 2021

5 Outdated Jewellery that is Going Out of Style in 2021

Blog | June 25th, 2021

Most people who have an interest in art and fashion are also attracted to beautiful jewellery. Some consumers buy necklaces, earrings, bracelets or watch designs to wear on special occasions or for certain events. Others plan their daily wardrobes to include at least one item of jewellery. While some people like wearing designer items or family heirlooms, others favour the jewellery trends of the moment. Just as in clothing styles, jewellery trends can come, go and reappear during another season. […]

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The History of Mantel Clocks and How to Identify a Real Antique Piece

Blog | June 8th, 2021

Many mantel clocks are collector’s items today, and many antique models still operate smoothly and keep excellent time. American-made mantel clocks date back to the 1600s. The majority of the original clock designs, however, were tall, stately grandfather clocks.  In the early 1800s, Eli Terry, a clockmaker in Connecticut, started mass-producing mantel clocks, which increased their popularity. Mantel clocks that were made before 1820 generally had wooden clock movements.  In the early 1840s, brass movements had nearly replaced the wood […]

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