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In today's economic trend it is smart to get the most you can for your purchasing power. With the vast amount of competition, both online and offline, there is little reason to pay full price fine Middle Eastern antique flatware - silver, sterling or silver plated.

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Turkish Silver Authentic Ottoman Trinket Quran Snuff Box Cankiri 900 Hallmarked
Turkish Silver Authentic Ottoman Trinket Quran Snuff Box Cankiri 900 Hallmarked
$600.00
RARE ANTIQUE HAND CHASED PERSIAN ISLAMIC JUDAICA STERLING SALT PEPPER SHAKER SET
RARE ANTIQUE HAND CHASED PERSIAN ISLAMIC JUDAICA STERLING SALT PEPPER SHAKER SET
$249.99
Persian Silver Rooster Teapot Pitcher Middle East Turkish Hallmark 900 428g
Persian Silver Rooster Teapot Pitcher Middle East Turkish Hallmark 900 428g
$650.00
Set of SIX small 4 800 Ornate Silver Bowls Hallmark Dishes Persian Antique 246g
Set of SIX small 4 800 Ornate Silver Bowls Hallmark Dishes Persian Antique 246g
$100.00
MIDDLE EASTERN SOLID SILVER PASTRY TONGS W FIGURAL BIRDS 104 GRAMS AT SCRAP
MIDDLE EASTERN SOLID SILVER PASTRY TONGS W FIGURAL BIRDS 104 GRAMS AT SCRAP
$39.95
900 Silver Hanging Mirror Ornate Authentic Turkish Ottoman Wedding Antique Black
900 Silver Hanging Mirror Ornate Authentic Turkish Ottoman Wedding Antique Black
$250.00
900 Silver Hanging Mirror Ornate Authentic Turkish Ottoman Wedding Antique Gold
900 Silver Hanging Mirror Ornate Authentic Turkish Ottoman Wedding Antique Gold
$175.00
ANTIQUE OTTOMAN TURKISH GREEK BALKAN MIDDLE EAST ISLAMIC SILVER SNUFF BOX FLORAL
ANTIQUE OTTOMAN TURKISH GREEK BALKAN MIDDLE EAST ISLAMIC SILVER SNUFF BOX FLORAL
$350.00
ANTIQUE SILVER NIELLO ARMENIAN OTTOMAN KURDISH TOBACCO BOX CIGARETTE CASE 1900S
ANTIQUE SILVER NIELLO ARMENIAN OTTOMAN KURDISH TOBACCO BOX CIGARETTE CASE 1900S
$1,700.00
BEAUTIFUL ANTIQUE PERSIAN SILVER AND MINIATURE ON BONE BELT
BEAUTIFUL ANTIQUE PERSIAN SILVER AND MINIATURE ON BONE BELT
$495.00
EXCEPTIONAL ANTIQUE SIGNED PERSIAN ISFAHAN SOLID SILVER DRINK SET
EXCEPTIONAL ANTIQUE SIGNED PERSIAN ISFAHAN SOLID SILVER DRINK SET
$1,995.00
BEAUTIFUL ANTIQUE PERSIAN SILVER AND MINIATURE ON BONE BELT
BEAUTIFUL ANTIQUE PERSIAN SILVER AND MINIATURE ON BONE BELT
$395.00
Antique Round Islamic Turkish Ottoman Persian Silver Repousse Mirror Floral Bird
Antique Round Islamic Turkish Ottoman Persian Silver Repousse Mirror Floral Bird
$299.95
VINTAGE SILVER ALLOY  COPPER DECORATIVE TEA POT TEAPOT
VINTAGE SILVER ALLOY COPPER DECORATIVE TEA POT TEAPOT
$49.00
Persian Fine Silver Kettle Teapot Lid Middle East Turkish Hallmark 900 SK Heavy
Persian Fine Silver Kettle Teapot Lid Middle East Turkish Hallmark 900 SK Heavy
$650.00
Persian Fine Silver Kettle Teapot Lid Middle East Turkish Hallmark 900 SK Heavy
Persian Fine Silver Kettle Teapot Lid Middle East Turkish Hallmark 900 SK Heavy
$650.00
1960s HAZORFIM Israel 800 Silver 32 4 1 4 ROSE Fork  31 4 1 2 ROSE Spoon
1960s HAZORFIM Israel 800 Silver 32 4 1 4 ROSE Fork 31 4 1 2 ROSE Spoon
$49.99
PERSIAN SILVER SUGAR PLATE BOWLS Hallmarked Turkish Ottoman Authentic 4PIECE SET
PERSIAN SILVER SUGAR PLATE BOWLS Hallmarked Turkish Ottoman Authentic 4PIECE SET
$400.00
PERSIAN ART EXHIBITION EXCEPTIONAL ANTIQUE SOLID SILVER SUGAR BOWL
PERSIAN ART EXHIBITION EXCEPTIONAL ANTIQUE SOLID SILVER SUGAR BOWL
$999.00
BEAUTIFUL ANTIQUE SILVER PERSIAN ISFAHAN HEXAGON CANISTER OR TEA CADDY
BEAUTIFUL ANTIQUE SILVER PERSIAN ISFAHAN HEXAGON CANISTER OR TEA CADDY
$995.00
Vintage Handmade Sterling Persian Silver Tea Boiler
Vintage Handmade Sterling Persian Silver Tea Boiler
$2,990.00

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Practice the following tips to assist your antique silver flatware collecting desires.

1. Think about a silver flatware: Style, Historical Period or Maker.

Reflect upon your way-of-life and individual preferences, then try to make decisions that are a good match. Do you plan to use your antique silver flatware regularly, or instead use objects from your collection for memorable occasions and holiday celebrations?

There are many specialty aspects of antique silver flatware collecting. It can depend on the sort of collector you are. For example, some collectors show interest for a specific pattern style, while others direct their attention a certain silver flatware manufacture or historical period.

Some antique sterling silverware collectors are only interested in a distinctive type of antique silver flatware, such as: napkin rings or pitchers, while others have more {eclectic|diverse interests and broaden into regional silver flatware, such as Spanish or Middle Eastern, or pieces from specific artists, such as: Alvin or Birks.

2. Mix-n-Match

Be bold with accumulating an assortment of silverware design patterns.

This collecting tip brings outstanding aesthetic charm to a table setting. This is a delightful option particularly with hard-to-find, or rare silver flatware patterns. And will benefit you for putting together a set sizable enough for entertaining your family, friends or guests.

3. Signs of Overuse or Damage

Signs of use do not always lessen the value of antique silver flatware or silver plate flatware, while signs of damage may or may not. For instance, small damage or flaws on a rare flatware piece will not significantly lessen its value. The price of a tarnished piece should be significantly lower than retail, of course. Be wary of buying tarnished silver flatware online. Pictures can be deceptive and conceal apparent wear, flaws or repair. Buying tarnished pieces at estate sales and flea markets may be an affordable option, but reviewing them closely for wear remains an important skill for your collecting hobby or business.

4. Monograms

Many collectors view old, intricate monograms as a lost art form and historically relevant. It does not diminish the desirability or merit of a silver flatware collectible when a monogram is displayed. Most pieces are, however, have more market worth without a monogram. As you expand your knowledge with antique silver and sterling silver flatware, you will be able to identify monogram removal. Monogram erasing can damage a piece of antique silver and dramatically diminish its actually worth.

5. Authenticity

Various collectors downgrade antique silverware pieces that have been updated, such as those with replacement knife blades. It is not uncommon for antique silverplate knife blades to show signs of wear and usage. They can easily be substituted on hollow handle knives, A few collectors prefer to have them refitted with stainless steel blades. But, stainless steel was not introduced in flatware crafting until the early 1920s. This is one of those sides of collecting that can be a matter of personal choice, but you do need to be aware that your antique silver flatware may lessen in value if you modify the knife blades.

6. Repairs

Dents, or general types of damage can be repaired by a silversmith. Pieces can also be replated by a skilled silversmith. It can be an expensive project for common pieces, but it is fully worth the money spent to work with a expert silversmith for restoring valued and rare silver flatware items.

7. Modified Items

Be alert that these exist and develop skills to identify if a piece has been modified from its original condition. Common flatware pieces are sometimes changed to make them appear to be more unusual and valuable pieces. For example, spoons are occasionally cut to appear to be like ice cream forks or a sugar spoon was altered to resemble a sugar sifter. Look for signs that pieces have been modified and avoid purchasing them for your collection.

8. Forgeries

New forgeries in sought after and rare pattern designs can be found for sale frequently online. Examples include:, butter dishes and scarce pieces such as assorted knives, forks and spoons. Quite a few of these types of silver flatware have no maker's markings. Further, forged maker's markings in silver have been around centuries. The age of an antique silverware piece does not really indicate it's authenticity. So learn as much as you can before investing in expensive antique silver flatware.

Silver and Sterling Flatware - Middle Eastern origins: - recently purchased pieces.

Middle Eastern Persian Sterling silver decorative scroll letter or prayer holder,  MIDDLE EASTERN SOUP LADLE STERLING SILVER ASSAY MARKS 1840 GOOD SIZE,  ISRAEL 925 STERLING STAMPED STATUE KING DAVID OLD PATINA EXCELLENT CONDITION,  ANTIQUE PERSIAN SILVER TRAY MARKED 84 1123 GRAMS,  ANTIQUE SOLID SILVER 800 EGYPTIAN ISLAMIC MIDDLE EASTERN REPOUSSE BOWL PLATE,  BEN ZION ISRAEL 925 STERLING KIDDUSH CUP 3 INSET AGATE MALACHITE VERY GOOD COND,  STERLING SILVER KIDDUSH CUP STAR DAVID DESIGN EXCELLENT CONDITION NO MONOGRAM,  GORGEOUS HEAVY PERSIAN STERLING SILVER TALL SERVING BOWL 1245 GRAMS,  Ottoman Empire Turkish Crown Spoon 800 Coin Silver Circa 1900 10 1 2 Long,  Middle Eastern 800 Silver Fork Spoon Knife Set Boxed Hebrew Writing 1920s,  EGYPTIAN COIN SILVER PLATE 5 7 8 DIAMETER,  EGYPTIAN COIN SILVER PLATE 7 DIAMETER,  ANTIQUE ORIGINAL ENAMEL SILVER EUROPEAN POWER CONTAINER,  ANTIQUE ORIGINAL SILVER EUROPEAN ENAMEL DOUBLE AMAZING NAPKIN HOLDER,  Seoul Korea 700 Silver KOPEC Korea Power Engineering SET 6 SPOONS 4 1 2,  SET OF 12 ANTIQUE TURKISH OTTOMAN GILT SILVER TEA SPOONS 430 grams,  SET OF 4 ANTIQUE TURKISH OTTOMAN STERLING SILVER TEA SPOONS 136 grams,  Antique silver iranian persian ashtray family Shah Pahlavi,  SET OF 4 ANTIQUE TURKISH OTTOMAN STERLING SILVER TEA SPOONS 134 grams,  ORIGINAL PERFECT SILVER HAND MADE JEWISH JARESELAM DECORATED TRINKET,  PAIR OF ANTIQUE TURKISH OTTOMAN STERLING SILVER TEA SPOONS 712 grams,  ANTIQUE TURKISH OTTOMAN STERLING SILVER TEA SPOON 368 grams,  ANTIQUE TURKISH OTTOMAN STERLING SILVER TEA SPOON 353 grams,  ANTIQUE TURKISH OTTOMAN HAND SAWED SILVER VERY LONG SPOON 653 grams,  ANTIQUE OTTOMAN ENGRAVED INLAID MASSIVE PLATE DM 30 CM SILVER COPPER BRASS,  OLDER PERSIAN FINE ENGRAVED hallmarked MASSIVE ISFAHAN SILVER SUGAR TONGS 54 GR,  ANTIQUE ORIENTAL TOPFINE FILIGREE SILVER AMULET TURQUOIS CORALS 5 CM ISFAHAN ,  OLDER PERSIAN TOP FINE ENGRAVED MASSIVE ISFAHAN SILVER SUGAR TONGS 50 GR,  Antique Judaica silver Afghan Persian perfume Ottoman spice box bells m085,  Silver 800 Fruit Candy Desert Bowl Old Hazorfim Israel Holy Land Decorative Rare,  SAAD OF EGYPT SILVER HAND MIRROR WITH BIRD FINELY TOOLED EGYPTIAN NO MONOGRAM,  Large Antique Islamic Turkish Ottoman Silver Mirror,  GORGEOUS Persian Pair of Sterling 84 Hand Chased Vases Circa 1960s,  Authentic Ottoman Empire Islamic Turkish Silver Spoon Set Tughra Hallmarks Assay,  ARABIC ISLAMIC BAKELITE CIGARETTE HOLDER STERLING SILVER FILIGREE PERSIAN c1940s,  ANTIQUE ORIGINAL SILVER GOLD OTTOMAN BELT BUCKLE,  ANTIQUE ORIGINAL PERFECT SILVER PLATED ENAMEL LADY DECORATED CIGARETTE CASE,  ANTIQUE ORIGINAL FLOWERS DECORATED BLUE ENAMEL SILVER POCKET WATCHES,  ANTIQUE ORIGINAL PERFECT PEARL DECORATED ENAMEL SILVER POCKET WATCHES,  Egyptian or Persian Silver Pill Box Chariot Bow And Arrows SL,  Vintage Gilded Filagree and enamel Flowers Cigarette Case silver ,  ANTIQUE ORIGINAL PERFECT EUROPEAN SILVER BOX,  ANTIQUE ORIGINAL PERFECT SILVER ENAMEL CRYSTAL DOUBLE PARFUME BOTTLE,  Antique Iraqi silver and niello tea caddy,  Early 20th c persian solid silver 800 islamic ottoman vase goblet shape 259g,  Rare Antique Large Persian Silver Cup Holder Persian,  ANTIQUE ORIGINAL ARMENIAN FULL SILVER AMAZING WRITTEN PLATE,  Vintage Persian 970 Fine Silver Purse Mirror Ornate Floral 3x 4 Handmade,  antique islamic silver niello horse whip handle ottoman signed,  JUDAIC SILVER TEA CUP HOLDER,  

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