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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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Persian Middle Eastern silver flower frog centerpiece bowl 502 gram
Persian Middle Eastern silver flower frog centerpiece bowl 502 gram
$185.00
LARGE ANTIQUE PERSIAN QAJAR ISLAMIC SOLID SILVER CUP GOBLET BOWL MUG
LARGE ANTIQUE PERSIAN QAJAR ISLAMIC SOLID SILVER CUP GOBLET BOWL MUG
$4,450.00
Antique Arabic Silver Spoons
Antique Arabic Silver Spoons
$198.00
Vintage 900 silver Turkish handcrafted wedding mirror
Vintage 900 silver Turkish handcrafted wedding mirror
$75.00
ANTIQUE ISLAMIC STYLE SILVER TREFOIL BOX 156 TROY OUNCES
ANTIQUE ISLAMIC STYLE SILVER TREFOIL BOX 156 TROY OUNCES
$99.99
ANTIQUE PERSIAN ENGRAVED SOLID HIGH GRADE SILVER BIRD ROOSTER
ANTIQUE PERSIAN ENGRAVED SOLID HIGH GRADE SILVER BIRD ROOSTER
$1,290.00
Egyptian or Persian Silver Pill Box Chariot Bow And Arrows SL
Egyptian or Persian Silver Pill Box Chariot Bow And Arrows SL
$295.00
MIDDLE EASTERN STERLING SILVER PEAR CONTAINER AS IS
MIDDLE EASTERN STERLING SILVER PEAR CONTAINER AS IS
$125.00
1580 GRAMS ANTIQUE PERSIAN QAJAR ISLAMIC SOLID SILVER COFFE SERVICE SET
1580 GRAMS ANTIQUE PERSIAN QAJAR ISLAMIC SOLID SILVER COFFE SERVICE SET
$4,750.00
Persian Silver Bowl
Persian Silver Bowl
$3,025.00
ANTIQUE EGYPTIAN 800 SILVER 6 NAPKINS RINGS W HAND EMBROIDERED SILK NAPKINS
ANTIQUE EGYPTIAN 800 SILVER 6 NAPKINS RINGS W HAND EMBROIDERED SILK NAPKINS
$120.00
VTG ISRAEL 800 SILVER SIX SHOT CUPS W ETCHED DECORATION
VTG ISRAEL 800 SILVER SIX SHOT CUPS W ETCHED DECORATION
$82.00
VTG ANTIQUE HAND MADE PERSIAN SOLID 84 SILVER CANDY BOWL HAND CARVED 123 grams
VTG ANTIQUE HAND MADE PERSIAN SOLID 84 SILVER CANDY BOWL HAND CARVED 123 grams
$220.00
Antique Middle Eastern Morocco Arabic 1320 1321 1329 Silver Coins set 6 Spoons
Antique Middle Eastern Morocco Arabic 1320 1321 1329 Silver Coins set 6 Spoons
$179.99
A IMPORTAN 19th HAND MADE OTTOMAN SILVER CAUCASIAN BELT BUCKLE
A IMPORTAN 19th HAND MADE OTTOMAN SILVER CAUCASIAN BELT BUCKLE
$1,150.00
Antique 900 Silver Enamel Persian Bracelet
Antique 900 Silver Enamel Persian Bracelet
$150.00
Silver Repousse Wedding Mirror 900 Silver marked KLAS Middle Eastern
Silver Repousse Wedding Mirror 900 Silver marked KLAS Middle Eastern
$95.00
ANTIQUE GREEK OTTOMAN SILVER FOB WAX SIGNET SEAL BLOOD STONE COAT ARMS EAGLE 19C
ANTIQUE GREEK OTTOMAN SILVER FOB WAX SIGNET SEAL BLOOD STONE COAT ARMS EAGLE 19C
$495.00
FILIGREE SILVER SNUFF BOX VINTAGE CHINESE EXPORT 134g TOTAL WEIGHT HAND MADE
FILIGREE SILVER SNUFF BOX VINTAGE CHINESE EXPORT 134g TOTAL WEIGHT HAND MADE
$145.00
LOT 6 ANTIQUE OTTOMAN TURKISH TURKEY SILVER SPOON TUGHRA MARKED
LOT 6 ANTIQUE OTTOMAN TURKISH TURKEY SILVER SPOON TUGHRA MARKED
$460.00
ANTIQUE 20thC PERSIAN SOLID SILVER MONUMENTAL CENTREPIECE TAZZA c1920
ANTIQUE 20thC PERSIAN SOLID SILVER MONUMENTAL CENTREPIECE TAZZA c1920
$34,000.00

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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.

ANTQUE ORIGINAL PERFECT SILVER ENAMEL 4 COLOUR DECORATED CIGARETTE CASE,  Pair of Persian 84 Silver 5000 Dinar Coin Mounted Dishes Kajar Dynasty 1340,  Pair of Persian 84 Silver 2000 Dinar Coin Mounted Dishes Kajar Dynasty 1328,  84 Silver 5000 Dinar Coin Mounted Dish Mosafardineshaw Kajar Dynasty 1320,  fine antique sterling silver footed bowl Egyptian hallmarks,  ANTIQUE GREEK TURKISH MIDDLE EAST ISLAMIC ZARFS GILT SILVER CUPS GOBLETS,  ANTIQUE ORIGINAL SILVER ENAMEL FLOWERS DECORATED SPECIAL CIGARETTE HOLDER,  ANTIQUE ORIGINAL SILVER EGYPTIAN WRITTEN OIL CANDLE,  Vintage Egypt 900 Silver Bowl Plate w Feet 7 1 2 267g Circa 1947,  Incredible Vintage Egypt 900 Silver Repousse Tea Coffee Pot,  silver filigree ottoman turkish belt,  antique 1900 1940 egyptian coin silver 900 islamic large round box 414g,  BEAUTIFUL PERSIAN ANTIQUE SILVER RECTANGULAR BOX 372G,  BEAUTIFUL PERSIAN ANTIQUE SILVER SQUARE BOX 2585G,  Egyptian Turkish Silver Rose Water Sprinkler,  STERLING SILVER MIDDLE EASTERN DAGGER CASE CHASED ENGRAVED MARKED 1880,  Egyptian Silver 900 Cup and Plate,  RARE ANTIQUE YEMENITE STERLING SILVER NECKLACE 243 GRAMS,  Vintage Gilded Filagree and enamel Flowers Cigarette Case silver ,  BEAUTIFUL ANTIQUE SILVER PERSIAN ISFAHAN HEXAGON CANISTER OR TEA CADDY,  EXCEPTIONAL ANTIQUE SIGNED PERSIAN ISFAHAN SOLID SILVER DRINK SET,  BEAUTIFUL ANTIQUE PERSIAN SILVER AND MINIATURE ON BONE BELT,  ONE OF A KIND ANTIQUE EMOSSED STERLING SILVER CONTAINER AND LID,  Vintage Egyptian 900 Fine Silver Intricate Hieroglyph Cartouche Spoon 162G,  Antique Middle East Ottoman Islamic Solid Silver Filigree Belt,  ANTIQUE TUNISIAN ENAMELED SOLID SILVER ROUND BOXRELIGIOUS THEMEEARLY XX th,  Vintage Silver Washed Cut Work Syrian Box,  ANTIQUE ORIGINAL SILVER EUROPEAN CIGARETTE CASE,  ANTIQUE OTTOMAN SILVER HANDMADE SNUFF BOX,  ANTIQUE ORIGINAL SILVER AMAZING ENAMEL FLOWERS DECORATED POCKET WATCHES,  ANTIQUE ORIGINAL PERFECT SILVER NAKED LADY DECORATED HAND PAINTED CIGARETTE CASE,  ANTIQUE ORIGINAL SILVER NIELLO CIGARETTE CASE,  ANTIQUE ORIGINAL SILVER FILIGREE CIGARETTE CASE,  Antique Ottoman Turkish Islamic Sterling Silver Necklace,  Vintage Egyptian Silver Repousse Vanity Oval Mirror with Peacock top marked ,  SET OF 5 OLD PERSIAN SILVER SOUP SPOONS HAND CHASED ENGRAVED 325 grams,  Vintage Signed Persian Silver Footed Jewel Trinket Box 120 Grams,  PERSIAN SILVER 84 HAND CHASED BOWL 297 grams,  Vintage Turkish Star in Crescent long twisted 800 silver spoons 1 coin bowl,  Pair of Vintage Turkish Star in Crescent long twisted 800 silver spoons,  6 Vintage Turkish marked 800 silver kebab skewers,  ANTIQUE ISFAHAN PERSIAN SILVER BOX 476 GRAMS JAHROMY,  Museum Antique Islamic Qajar Indo Persian Silver Vase 84 Marked,  Rare Antique 20th C Large Solid 84 Persian Silver Scholar Box Rabie 1419 Grams,  Antique 84 Silver Set of 6 Persian tea cup holders NO RESERVE,  Sterling Silver Chased Basket After Mappin Webb,  Antique old JAIPUR 19th Century INDIAN India FINE Enamel on SILVER PERFUME FlasK,  ANTIQUE NIELLO Enamel on SILVER Jaipur India PERFUME Scent Flask BottleFLOWERS,  800 900 SILVER UNKNOWN MAKER RANGE 13 PUNCH SOUP LADLE XLNT COND NO MONO,  Antique Egyptian Sterling Silver Filled Container Decorative Had Carved 124grams,  

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