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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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Antique Persian Islamic Turkish Sterling Silver  Turquoise Case Box Arabic
Antique Persian Islamic Turkish Sterling Silver Turquoise Case Box Arabic
$495.00
ANTIQUE PERSIAN STERLING SILVER 84 TRAY 29 ToZ
ANTIQUE PERSIAN STERLING SILVER 84 TRAY 29 ToZ
$1,799.00
Antique Silver Hand Made Bracelet Middle Eastern Small Islamic Solid Silver
Antique Silver Hand Made Bracelet Middle Eastern Small Islamic Solid Silver
$95.00
Antique 19th century Islamic Turkish Ottoman Solid Silver Jewelry Box
Antique 19th century Islamic Turkish Ottoman Solid Silver Jewelry Box
$350.00
Amazing Antique Turkish Sterling Silver Tea Set with 6 Unique Cups
Amazing Antique Turkish Sterling Silver Tea Set with 6 Unique Cups
$4,999.00
ANTIQUE OTTOMAN TURKISH SILVER FILIGREE BELT
ANTIQUE OTTOMAN TURKISH SILVER FILIGREE BELT
$780.00
Antique Silver Gilt Filigree Jewel Set Bulgaria HeadBody Decoration Amulet 18C
Antique Silver Gilt Filigree Jewel Set Bulgaria HeadBody Decoration Amulet 18C
$3,000.00
Antique Indian Silver Filigree Chukram coins Decorative Two Dishes
Antique Indian Silver Filigree Chukram coins Decorative Two Dishes
$175.00
SOLID SILVER CUP GOBLET ZARF FINCAN 800 Silver Alexandria Egypt c1910 Excel Cond
SOLID SILVER CUP GOBLET ZARF FINCAN 800 Silver Alexandria Egypt c1910 Excel Cond
$245.00
A SILVER SPOON SILVER TONGS FILIGREE ONYX SILVER COINS Persia Middle East c1950s
A SILVER SPOON SILVER TONGS FILIGREE ONYX SILVER COINS Persia Middle East c1950s
$145.00
Set of SIX small 4 800 Ornate Silver Bowls Hallmark Dishes Persian Antique
Set of SIX small 4 800 Ornate Silver Bowls Hallmark Dishes Persian Antique
$85.00
ANTIQUE HAND CHASED MIDDLE EASTERN ISLAMIC PERSIAN SILVER TRAY
ANTIQUE HAND CHASED MIDDLE EASTERN ISLAMIC PERSIAN SILVER TRAY
$125.00
ANTIQUE HAND CHASED MIDDLE EASTERN ISLAMIC PERSIAN SILVER TRAY
ANTIQUE HAND CHASED MIDDLE EASTERN ISLAMIC PERSIAN SILVER TRAY
$125.00
Persian Silver Tea Pot
Persian Silver Tea Pot
$100.00
3 pieces Persian Silver Tea Set Beautiful Pieces
3 pieces Persian Silver Tea Set Beautiful Pieces
$500.00
Russian or Slavic 84 SILVER Vodka CUP 2 1 4w 2 1 2h 875 Silver possib Persian
Russian or Slavic 84 SILVER Vodka CUP 2 1 4w 2 1 2h 875 Silver possib Persian
$139.00
Egyptian Cairo 900 Silver vase baskets 26 oz well marked 2 3 4H x 3 3 4W
Egyptian Cairo 900 Silver vase baskets 26 oz well marked 2 3 4H x 3 3 4W
$179.00
RARE ANTIQUE HIGH QUALITY DETAILS IRAQI NIELLO SILVER LEDED BOX
RARE ANTIQUE HIGH QUALITY DETAILS IRAQI NIELLO SILVER LEDED BOX
$150.00
Antique Persian Enameled Silver Tea Set of 6 with Tray and Sugar Holder
Antique Persian Enameled Silver Tea Set of 6 with Tray and Sugar Holder
$15,500.00
680 GRAMS 16x16x4 CM ANTIQUE PERSIAN QAJAR ISLAMIC SOLID SILVER BOX
680 GRAMS 16x16x4 CM ANTIQUE PERSIAN QAJAR ISLAMIC SOLID SILVER BOX
$1,790.00
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

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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.

BEDO 900 Silver Mirror,  ANTIQUE ORIGINAL PERFECT SILVER EUROPEAN AMAZING DIZAYN CIGARETTE CASE,  Charming 800 Silver Salt Pepper Cellars Shakers Tray Signed HAGAVIA Israel,  464 gr SET 6 ANTIQUE PERSIAN QAJAR SOLID SILVER CUP TRAY ENGRAVED HALLMARK 1900,  ANTIQUE ORIGINAL PERFECT EUROPEAN HANDMADE SILVER FILIGREE BUTTERFLY,  Sterling Silver Cup W dragon Hallmark Stamp 348 Grams,  ANTIQUE ORIGINAL SILVER ENAMEL EUROPEAN WRITTEN AMAZING MEDICINE BOX,  ANTIQUE ORIGINAL PERFECT SILVER ARMENIAN 1869 DATED SEAL,  ANTIQUE OTTOMAN SILVER TRAY WITH SAH AND TUGRA OF ABDUL HAMID II 1876 1909,  ANTIQUE GILT SILVER BELT BUCKLE GOLD COAT OF ARMS OF OTTOMAN EMPIRE TURKISH,  ANTIQUE OTTOMAN TURKISH TURKEY SILVER COVERED BOWL KAPAKLI TUGHRA SAH CROWN,  ANTIQUE OTTOMAN TURKISH TURKEY SILVER COVERED BOWL KAPAKLI TUGHRA SAH,  ANTIQUE OTTOMAN SILVER PENCASE PERIOD OF ABDULHAMID II 1876 1909,  MAGNIFICENT EGYPTIAN SILVER HORSE MARKED FIGURE STATUE FABERGE QUALITY,  MIDDLE EASTERN AFRICAN NECKLACE PENDANT STERLING SILVER 1900 ENGRAVED CHASED,  PERSIAN STERLING SILVER 84 TRAY 1993 ToZ,  PERSIAN ART EXHIBITION X LARGE ANTIQUE SIGNED SOLID SILVER TRAY DISH 34 X 34 CM,  PERSIAN ART EXHIBITION GIGANTIC MASSIVE ANTIQUE SIGNED SOLID SILVER TRAY 78CM,  BEAUTIFUL ANTIQUE PERSIAN ESFAHAN SOLID SILVER FIGURAL VASE,  BEAUTIFUL ANTIQUE PERSIAN SOLID SILVER TEA SET,  BEAUTIFUL MUSEUM PIECE ANTIQUE QAJAR SOLID SILVER CUP,  BEAUTIFUL ANTIQUE PERSIAN SOLID SILVER TEA POT,  GIGANTIC AND MASSIVE ANTIQUE SOLID SILVER SET OF PERSIAN ISFAHAN BOWL,  PAIR OF EXTRA LARGE AND MASIVE ANTIQUE SILVER ISFAHAN PERSIAN VASES SIGNED,  BEAUTIFUL ANTIQUE PERSIAN ESFAHAN SOLID SILVER FIGURAL AND INSCRIBED VASE,  Antique Persian silver cigar box,  RARE SILVER Antique Persian Wall Art Plate 15 King Sitting on the Cross Persia,  Antique Ottoman Turkish Sterling Silver Mirror Tughra Hallmarked Repousse,  PERSIAN 84 SILVER SET OF 5 TEA CUP HOLDERS LION STAMP BY MOZAFARIAN 517GR,  A Persian silver pair of small dishes inset with various silver coins,  Antique Solid Silver Bottle Decanter Ottoman Turkish Turgha Empire Coat of Arms,  Israel Judaica Vintage 800 Silver Condiment Fork Spoon Set Hannukah Menorah,  MAGNIFICENT QJAR ENAMELED SILVER PERSIAN MEDAL OF HONOR,  Authentic Ottoman Empire Islamic Turkish Silver Spoon Set Tughra Hallmarks Assay,  PERSIAN OTTOMAN SILVER SUGAR DISH HANDLES and LID Hallmarked Authentic Turkish,  900 Silver Hanging Mirror Ornate Authentic Turkish Ottoman Wedding Antique U76,  925 Silver Hanging Mirror Ornate Authentic Ottoman Turkish Wedding Antique Round,  ART NOUVEAU SOLID SILVER AND GREEN BLUE GLASS LARGE CUP,  Antique Islamic Persian silver box 217 gram well 19th 1900 xix marked m1239,  ROSE WATER SPRINKLER LARGE SIZE STERLING SILVER FILAGREE MIDDLE EASTERN 1890,  18th 19thC Middle Eastern Silver Pendant w Turquoise Coral,  Signed Ottoman Empire Period Turkish Silver Snuff Box w Hand Chased Designs,  Unusual Islamic Silver Bracelet w Writing Touch Mark,  17th 18th Century Persian Islamic Silver Ottoman Empire Teapot,  19thC Ottoman Turkish Silver Wine Bottle Coaster w Tughra of Abdul Hamid II,  Very Large Beautiful Antique Persian Silver Tray with Superb Quality 1838 Gram,  Signed 19th Century Persian Silver Box w Camel Bone Inlay Lid,  Marvelous Set Of 6 Antique Silver Persian Tea Set With Fine Persian Motif 46 O,  Beautiful Antique Persian Silver Tea Set With Excellent Persian Motif Details,  Fantastic Antique Silver Turkish Or Egyptian Scroll Container With Fine Details,  

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