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Care Suggestions for Contemporary, Antique and Heirloom Silver

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Care Suggestions for Contemporary, Antique and Heirloom Silver

Silver, when properly maintained, will provide years of use and joy. The following silver care suggestions have been developed by our master silversmith, Mr. Alfred Crabtree, Jr. Tarnish is caused by sulfur-containing materials like wool, felt, certain foods, fossel fuels, latex gloves, carpet padding, and certain plants. Light tarnish that appears golden is most easily removed when first noticed, by using a phosphate free detergent. Once tarnish turns to a light brown and/or black, a good non-abrasive polish is recommended. Polishes that offer a tarnish preventative within the polish help extend the life of polishing efforts. Preventative care is always...

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Care for Heirlooms of Metal Following a Storm

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Care for Heirlooms of Metal Following a Storm

To all affected by the hurricane: You are in our thoughts and prayers as you begin the arduous process of clean up. We are sensitive to your efforts and would like to offer the following tips for assessing and cleaning your items of brass, silver, copper, etc.* If you plan to file a claim, talk with your insurance adjuster first, and proceed according to their instructions. Verify that the following steps will not hinder or invalidate a claim.• Group like metals together (i.e. brass, silverplate, sterling, etc.).Sterling items will usually be marked "sterling" or" 925/1000".• If you attempt to clean...

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Join us for the Annual Antiques Stroll at the Gibbs Museum of Art - December 2, 2020

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Join us for the Annual Antiques Stroll at the Gibbs Museum of Art - December 2, 2020

We are so delighted to be invited to participate once again in a hallmark of Charleston Christmas season: the annual Antiques Stroll with the Gibbs Museum of Art on Wednesday, December 2, from 6 - 8pm. The stroll will look a little different this year, with the dealers bringing curated pieces into the Gibbs beautiful setting and sharing their stories. We have some special treats in store, so please join us! For more information or tickets, please click on the attached link:  https://www.gibbesmuseum.org/programs-events/annual-antique-stroll-at-the-gibbes/545

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Magical Afternoon at Sacred Heart Cultural Center Tea - Augusta, GA

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Magical Afternoon at Sacred Heart Cultural Center Tea - Augusta, GA

  On Sunday, June 7, 2020, we had the honor of joining tea enthusiasts from several states to experience the premier tea event of the south: The Garden City Festival Tea to benefit the Sacred Heart Cultural Center in Augusta, GA. Frankly, it would take much more than a pandemic to have kept us away from this "Chocolate Lovers Tea". Surrounded by exquisite tablescapes featuring antique sterling and porcelain tea sets, we dined on cucumber tea sandwiches, chocolate pancetta and smoked ham tea sandwiches, turkey and green apple slaw rye squares with cacao nibs, white chocolate-almond scones, white chocolate mendiats,...

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Spring Lecture in the Peach State

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Sacred Heart Cultural Center Benefit Tea in Augusta, GA ~ June 7, 2020.

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