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Experts Insight on Tribal Arts

To continue with our Tribal Art blog series, part two will feature interviews with Lee Chinalai of Chinalai Tribal Antiques and Kip McKesson of Kip McKesson African Art. For Lee… Read More

Defining Tribal Art: An Expression of Three Primitive Cultures

As U.S. Antique Shows continues to expand its portfolio of antique and antique jewelry shows, we’ve noticed an increased interest from dealers, collectors and antique enthusiasts in tribal art. Tribal… Read More

Straight from the Red Carpet: Oscar Jewelry 2014

Award season is always an exciting way to jumpstart a new year! Not only does it provide a platform to showcase the best movies of the last year, but it… Read More

Mourning Jewelry: A Way to Honor a Loved One

Mourning, in the plainest terms, is grief over the death of someone. In our history, it has been customary that jewels and keepsakes be made for the loss of a… Read More

An Antiques Expert’s Story: April Matteini

For a third consecutive year, The Original Miami Beach Show is excited to present Appraisal Day on Saturday, Feb. 1, from 12-6 p.m. All attendees, with a valid ticket to… Read More

Preview of The Armory Antique Show’s Americana Dealers: Part 2 of 2

It’s a very special time in life when you get the opportunity to turn a favorite pastime into a flourishing livelihood. For Doug and Bev Norwood of The Norwoods’ Spirit… Read More

Preview of The Armory Antique Show’s Americana Dealers: Part 1 of 2

In defining Americana, we most commonly related it to both antique and vintage pieces that express the history, geography, folklore, and cultural heritage of the United States. This can include… Read More

An Antique Buyer’s Guide: Five Tips for the Novice Collector

Purchasing antiques can be a daunting task, especially for the novice collector. Is this antique an original or reproduction? Is it over 100 years old? What are the best antiques… Read More

Vintage Styles of Hollywood’s Elite

Many of us admire, and even try to emulate, that grace both the red carpet and the runway. Hollywood stars wear gorgeous pieces by some of the world’s most famous… Read More

A Look at the Pier Antique Show’s Fashion Alley

Although there has always been an appreciation for superior quality fabrics and designs, we’ve recently seen the resurgence in the popularity of vintage fashions. Celebrities like Sarah Jessica Parker, Andre… Read More

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