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Antiques Are Green

Antiques Are Green

 
After Al Gore received the Nobel Peace Prize for his dubious contribution to saving the planet. It has become more fashionable to go green, recycle waste and so on. But did you know that one market sector has been green and recycling products for centuries, indeed before the above terms were invented?
 
Antiques Are Officially Green

Antiques Are Officially Green

 
An independent report has confirmed that antiques are environmentally friendly with a piece of antique furniture likely to have a carbon footprint 16 times lower than that of a newly manufactured item. This is the finding of a study that compared the greenhouse gas emissions associated with the manufacture and use of an antique chest of drawers with its modern equivalent.
 
Beware Of Stolen Goods

Beware Of Stolen Goods

 
Where antiques are concerned, one cannot be too careful. Forgeries and stolen goods abound, so the buyer must be aware.
 
Churchill´s Lavy Stolen

Churchill´s Lavy Stolen

 
A unique solid gold toilet that was part of an art exhibit was stolen in 2019 from the magnificent home in England where British wartime leader Winston Churchill was born.
 
Conserve The Future

Conserve The Future

 
In this busy selfish world of ours, it seems that personal gain is the only thing that really matters. Until the time comes when inter-planetary travel and cosmic colonisation becomes a reality, then planet earth remains our home. It therefore makes a lot of sense to make sure that we keep our home in good order. There are many views about how to achieve this, and even some that still say it is not necessary, so what are we to believe. 
 
Do You Get The  Point

Do You Get The Point

 
Are Rhinos forever?
 
We have seen on television the savage cruelty that people will stoop to against these magnificent beasts for what – money. Rhino horn is now more expensive than gold, so the rhino's fate is decidedly uncertain.
 
FBI to Return Painting Looted By Nazis

FBI to Return Painting Looted By Nazis

 
The U.S. government says it wants to return a painting to its true owner that was looted from a museum in Nazi-controlled Ukraine during World War II.
 
Frans Hals Painting Stolen Three Times

Frans Hals Painting Stolen Three Times

 
A painting by 1600's Dutch artist Frans Hals has been stolen for the third time from a provincial museum in the central Netherlands.
 
Help The Black Rhino

Help The Black Rhino

 

Preservation is not only for antique pieces, nor is it the sole preserve of museums, but it is something in which we can all participate. Dead as a Dodo, is an expression in the English language to express the meaning that once you are extinct you are gone for good.
 
How To Ruin An Antique

How To Ruin An Antique

 
Very few people set out intentionally to ruin an antique, but people regularly make costly mistakes every day when caring for antiques. Why should this be so? In most cases, it is simply because they do not know any better, or they follow old wives' tales and old-fashioned handed-down methods. Not everything old is good and not everything modern is bad. The technology developed to put a man on the moon and oil platforms into the North Sea has become available to us for use in our everyday lives.
 
Russia Awash With Fakes

Russia Awash With Fakes

 
The Moscow Times reports that at least half of the items in circulation on Russia’s antique market are fakes and collectors are being cheated out of millions of rubles each year.
 
Russian Icon Fakes

Russian Icon Fakes

 
One of the biggest problems one faces when buying antique Russian icons is the possibility to buy a fake. There are lots of genuinely old panels with new religious icon paintings on them available for sale today. 
 
Shame On Us

Shame On Us

 
If you are a human being then you have to hang your head in shame. Our selfish, could not care less attitude and lifestyle are the problem, so unless and until we make changes, we will ultimately reap an unwanted harvest – hunger.
 
Stealing Treasure By Finding

Stealing Treasure By Finding

 
Two amateur UK treasure hunters were jailed in 2019 for stealing Viking-era hoard. They were sentenced to long prison terms for stealing a hoard of 1,100-year-old Anglo-Saxon coins and jewellery valued at millions of pounds.
 
Stolen Powder Horn

Stolen Powder Horn

 
An oxen gunpowder container made in 1757 and stolen more than 60 years ago from a Detroit-area museum has been returned.
 
The Green Revolution

The Green Revolution

 
Going green is the latest thing to catch people´s attention. Is going green the thing to do, or is it just another vote catcher that will fade away as quickly as it sprung into prominence?
 

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