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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 Solid Sterling Silver Qajar Vase Floral Design 6H
Antique Solid Sterling Silver Qajar Vase Floral Design 6H
$750.00
ONE OF A KIND ANTIQUE PERSIAN QAJAR HOLLY SILVER AND ENAMELED AND JEWELED HAND
ONE OF A KIND ANTIQUE PERSIAN QAJAR HOLLY SILVER AND ENAMELED AND JEWELED HAND
$1,695.00
Figural Bowl 12 Marching Men Chased Figures 900 Silver 1900
Figural Bowl 12 Marching Men Chased Figures 900 Silver 1900
$200.00
Antique Egyptian hand made engraved L lidded silver bowl plate hallmark 1948
Antique Egyptian hand made engraved L lidded silver bowl plate hallmark 1948
$4,999.99
84 Silver 5000 Dinar Coin Mounted Dish Mosafardineshaw Kajar Dynasty 1320
84 Silver 5000 Dinar Coin Mounted Dish Mosafardineshaw Kajar Dynasty 1320
$285.00
Pair of Persian 84 Silver 2000 Dinar Coin Mounted Dishes Kajar Dynasty 1328
Pair of Persian 84 Silver 2000 Dinar Coin Mounted Dishes Kajar Dynasty 1328
$345.00
Pair of Persian 84 Silver 5000 Dinar Coin Mounted Dishes Kajar Dynasty 1340
Pair of Persian 84 Silver 5000 Dinar Coin Mounted Dishes Kajar Dynasty 1340
$335.00
Antique Iraqi Middle East Solid Silver Niello Compact Mirror Powder Holder
Antique Iraqi Middle East Solid Silver Niello Compact Mirror Powder Holder
$70.00
ANTIQUE GREEK SILVER ALLOY FIGURAL IOANNINA EPIRUS MARKED MADE IN GREECE BALKAN
ANTIQUE GREEK SILVER ALLOY FIGURAL IOANNINA EPIRUS MARKED MADE IN GREECE BALKAN
$125.00
ANTIQUE Arabic Or Russian Bowl 84 Silver 498 grams
ANTIQUE Arabic Or Russian Bowl 84 Silver 498 grams
$2,100.00
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
Middle Eastern Coin Bowl Dish 800 Silver 1900
Middle Eastern Coin Bowl Dish 800 Silver 1900
$185.00
Unusual Persian Silver Candlestick 1900
Unusual Persian Silver Candlestick 1900
$325.00
15 ozt silver persian engraved cigar box from Iranian oil Company as a gift 1964
15 ozt silver persian engraved cigar box from Iranian oil Company as a gift 1964
$569.00
Antique Persian Silver Ashtray 89 Grams Marked
Antique Persian Silver Ashtray 89 Grams Marked
$39.00
SET OF 12 PERSIAN SILVER CUP HOLDERS Hallmarked Glasses
SET OF 12 PERSIAN SILVER CUP HOLDERS Hallmarked Glasses
$1,399.45
PERSIAN SILVER PLATES DISH BOWLS SPOONS SET EXQUISITE HALLMARKED Limited time
PERSIAN SILVER PLATES DISH BOWLS SPOONS SET EXQUISITE HALLMARKED Limited time
$0.99
Beautiful Antique Persian Silver Tea Set With Excellent Persian Motif Details
Beautiful Antique Persian Silver Tea Set With Excellent Persian Motif Details
$2,490.00
Extremely Rare Very Large Antique Persian Silver Tray Wonderful Details 64 Oz
Extremely Rare Very Large Antique Persian Silver Tray Wonderful Details 64 Oz
$6,450.00
Marvelous Set Of 6 Antique Silver Persian Tea Set With Fine Persian Motif 46 Oz
Marvelous Set Of 6 Antique Silver Persian Tea Set With Fine Persian Motif 46 Oz
$5,250.00
Pair Antique Persian Silver Bowls w Ahmed Shah Qajar Dynasty 5000 Dinar coins
Pair Antique Persian Silver Bowls w Ahmed Shah Qajar Dynasty 5000 Dinar coins
$645.00

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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.

Antique Islamic Persian silver box 435 gram well 19th 1900 xix marked m1153,  ANTIQUE ORIGINAL PERFECT SILVER PERSIAN AMAZING SMALL SOOP PLATE,  ANTIQUE ORIGINAL PERFECT ANIMAL DECORATED SILVER EUROPEAN BELT,  STERLING SILVER MIDDLE EASTERN DAGGER CASE CHASED ENGRAVED MARKED 1880,  LOT OF VINTAGE PRE 1946 EGYPT CARIO 900 SILVER ENGRAVED BOWLS AND DISHES,  RARE ANTIQUE YEMENITE STERLING SILVER NECKLACE 243 GRAMS,  Amazing Old Silver Middle East Bowl w Awesome Hand Chased Floral Designs,  Glorious Antique Silver Hand Chased Middle East Bowl w Raised Floral Designs,  Vintage Made in Turkey Trinket Box Sterling Silver Filigree Turkish Quartz,  Antique Hand Chased Persian solid Silver Miniature Samovar set made for Export,  ANTIQUE OTTOMAN MIDDLE EAST GREEK BALKAN ISLAMIC GILDED SILVER ZARFS GOBLET CUPS,  PAIR OF EXTRA LARGE AND MASIVE ANTIQUE SILVER ISFAHAN PERSIAN VASES SIGNED,  BEAUTIFUL MUSEUM PIECE ANTIQUE QAJAR SOLID SILVER CUP,  A PAIR OF ANTIQUE OTTOMAN TURKISH SILVER ZAR CUPS FILIGREE HAND ENGRAVED 19c,  Islamic Egyptian Solid Silver Plate with Arabic Writing,  MAGNIFICENT QJAR ENAMELED SILVER PERSIAN MEDAL OF HONOR,  Antique vintage eastern silver engraved beautiful box hallmarked,  Antique Middle East Ottoman Islamic Solid Silver Filigree Belt,  Antique Middle East Wine Goblet in Silver hand engraving Floral Design,  Antique silver bomboniere,  Antique silver candle holder candlestick,  ANTIQUE ORIGINAL PERFECT EUROPEAN SILVER ENAMEL CIGARETTE CASE,  Large Antique Persian Middle Eastern Solid Silver Tray With Beautiful Decoration,  Moroccan Sterling Mirror NEW PRICE,  ANTIQUE ORIGINAL EUROPEAN PERFECT ENAMEL SILVER BIG HEAVY TRAY,  PERSIAN 84 SILVER ISFAHAN SET TRAY MILK JUG SUGAR BOWL SPOON 500 grams,  PERSIAN STERLING SILVER 84 TRAY 1993 ToZ,  Rare Antique 20th C Large Solid 84 Persian Silver Scholar Box Rabie 1419 Grams,  Vintage Turkish Silver Jigger Measure,  PERSIAN SILVER 84 HAND CHASED BOWL 297 grams,  fine quality antique persian solid 925 silver vase 265 gramW,  Antique Persian Silver Tea Set,  Turkey Turkish 800 Silver Coin Spoon,  ANTIQUE OTTOMAN TURKISH SILVER FILIGREE BELT,  Antique 84 Silver Set of 6 Persian tea cup holders NO RESERVE,  Rare 7 Egyptian Silver Rose Water Dropper c1927 1928 Repousee,  PERSIAN QAJAR 84 SILVER BOX RARE FINE HAND CHASED BYJAHROMI 311 GR 10 TOZ,  ANTIQUE GREEK OTTOMAN ISLAMIC MIDDLE EAST SILVER FOB SEAL POCKET WATCH ORNAMENT,  Sterling Silver Chased Basket After Mappin Webb,  Fine Antique Sterling Silver Indian Mughal Faturan Footed KumKum Spice Box,  Small antique silver container,  ANTIQUE PERSIAN ENGRAVED SILVER DISH BOWL WITH INSET AHMAD QAJAR DINAR COIN,  VINTAGE PERSIAN HALLMARKED CHASED SILVER VASE 135 GRMS,  Magnificent Antique Persian Islamic Qatar Chased Engraved Silver Cup Beaker Set,  Antique Vintage Solid Egyptian Silver Spoon 1901 Sugar Jelly Berry,  Vintage Heavy Israeli Radad Silver Teaspoon Israel Spoon Judaica 100 Silver,  Turkey silver 900 pair of wine goblets coin hand engraving 20s,  Israel sterling silver tray hand engraving Israel map 1948 LG Jerusalem,  ANTIQUE ORIGINAL PERFECT SILVER ENAMEL CORAL OTTOMAN BIG HEAVY BELT BUCKLE,  STERLING SILVER TEASPOON MIDDLE EASTERN COIN MIDDLE TWIST HANDLE,  

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