Gift Ideas: Say Goodbye to 2020 with a Gift from the Past.
As the holiday season approaches and we start to think about gifts for our loved ones, many of us will scarcely give 2020 a quick glance on its way out the door. Perhaps a few shouts of “Good riddance!” and “Buzz off!” or even more colourful phrases might be heard as the champagne bottles pop open on 1 January 2021 and we cheer farewell to a year that has been beset by unprecedented challenges.
City & Guilds of London Art School is delighted to have launched its new undergraduate course in Books & Paper Conservation, after reaching an ambitious fundraising target to create and equip a suite of specialist conservation studios and facilities in its Georgian buildings in central London this summer. The works were successfully completed, despite restrictions caused by the current pandemic, and the first students to study on the course arrived in September.
Nothing beats holding a vintage antique in your hands. Or does it?
Global uncertainty drove the world to start making its purchases online, and the antiques marketplace is no different.
At Antiques.co.uk, we have understood the needs of the “web surfer” for over twenty years. We are the UK’s longest-running antiques website, and the sudden surge in interest for online antiques was no surprise to us.