Tag: antique

What Sorts Of Things Can You Expect To Buy At A Reclamation Yard?

One of the main attractions of visiting a reclamation yard is you never know what you will find let along expect to buy. A reclamation yard will have anything from reclaimed building materials to furniture and unusual antiques on display at any one time. This makes a visit to more of a voyage of discovery

Will Britain Become The First Country To Ban The Sale Of Ivory Antiques?

The UK government is currently considering a total ban on the sale of ivory antiques to set an example to the rest of the world as elephants come under the very real threat of extinction. Nobody who loves animals will knowingly buy antiques made from ivory if they had any idea how that decision helps

Ikea’s Real Impact On Antique Furniture

Prices for antiques are now at their lowest in relative terms since the 1930s and it’s all Ikea’s fault according to many articles circulating in the media. So are things really as bad as they are saying? Ikea certainly seems to have gone from strength to strength and there is no doubt it has staying

From model motorcycles to iron dog bowls we have plenty of surprises for 2017

If you haven’t visited us for a while or indeed if you have yet to visit, we have plenty of new stock arriving at the reclamation yard at this time of year. Many of the items that have arrived this month with people braving the wet and windy weather to come along and browse. Fortunately,

Key Antique Trends To Watch In 2017

2017 is set to be another exciting year for antiques and collectibles so what exactly lies in store and what are the key trends to watch out for? What is looking apparent already is the appetite among buyers of antiques remains strong. While the prime markets will continue to see a focus on blue chip

Investing In Antique Furniture – Which Era Is Best?

Antique furniture has long attracted the attention of wealthy investors but in more recent years, there has been something of a decline in appetite for furniture from some periods. So what era should you be focusing on at the moment when it comes to antique furniture for investment? Like anything else in investment, what goes

3 Tips For Living With Reclaimed Antiques And Materials

Besides reclaimed building materials, you will find many unusual items at Beeston Reclamation which you can use for your building and interior design projects in exciting new ways. One of the major benefits of buying reclaimed items for your home is the authenticity. While you will see a lot of imitations of antique furniture and

Want To Achieve Hygge This Winter? Visit To Beeston Reclamation!

Have you ever heard of the word ‘hygge’? if you haven’t then you soon will because we are now approaching its high season. So what is hygge and how can Beeston Reclamation help you achieve it? Hygge which is pronounced ‘hooga’ in Danish is a winter craze imported from Denmark. The word has something of

Cozy Fireplaces To Keep You Warm This Winter

Do you ever feel like relaxing by the fire this time of year and watching the flicker and dance as you enjoy the glow of soft light? Then you’re not alone. I am willing to bet that most of us human beings crave this kind of comfort on dark cold days and nights. The fire

Would You Buy A Rocking Horse For Six Figures?

No, neither would we! But there are some clever entrepreneurs out there making six figures from rocking horses. Rocking horses have been a feature of children’s bedrooms and nurseries since way back in 17th century and they continue to hold an enduring appeal today. We happen to have one rocking horse in stock dating back