European Finds Blog

  • How To Buy Antiques Online: Tips from An Antique Dealer

    | Sheila Howell

    Today many of us spend a good amount of time online - chatting with friends, reading the news, and of course - shopping. Many small businesses have had to shift how they do business in the past 10 years because their customers are shifting how they make purchases. While some small business brick ... View Post
  • Living With Antiques: A Peek Inside My Home

    | Sheila Howell

    At European Finds, we're busy unloading and unpacking our latest shipment of antiques from Europe: photographing them, writing up the description and uploading the images to our website. While we rediscover the treasures we found on our Spring antique buying trip to Europe, I like to dream where I'd put these pieces in my own home - how I'd pair an ancient commode with a contemporary light fixture, how I'd weave some vintage kitchenalia into my modern kitchen, or how I'd contrast antique painted furniture with industrial pieces. It's all about the mix... View Post
  • Do you need extra insurance for antiques?

    | Sheila Howell

    Whether you're a homeowner, a collector or an antique dealer, if you have valuable or rare antiques you need to protect their value against damage or theft. People who inherit valuable antiques may not know the marketplace value of their pieces and should take steps to protect their property. Ant... View Post