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• Rugging up for winter Chris H oyne (inset), of Temple Direc t,
will showcase Rare Treasures – Decorative & Collectable Antique
Rugs i n August. The exhibition w ill feature beautiful antique o rien tal
rugs with sizes, design s a nd palettes chosen for their co mpatibility
with ou r western decorative aesthetic. All ru gs will be for sale and be
accompanied by information about origin, age and condition. Exact date
to be set. Claremont Design Gallery 0409 988 324, templedirect.com.au.
• Rich romance of rugs Rugs and their stories will be the focus of a
show at Ottoman Empire in August. Les Lauder and Mark Howard will
be telling the stor y of how they ca me across bu s lo ads of Dagesta ni
pilgrims and their rugs in Damascus, and a rug expert will be on hand to
give an overview about rugs from the area. August 4, Lauder and Howard
Antiques and Fine Art (08) 9335 3856, lauderandhoward.com.au.
• Antique stones Trevor Hancock is on a buying trip to London and
hopes to find a quality selection of old diamond earrings, among others.
“ It’s becoming hard to source natural stones that haven’t been heat
treated,” says Trevor, who expects to have a good selection at Trinity
Antiques for winter. He’s also planning to cater for the worldwide trend of
unique, pre-loved engagement rings, of which the 1920s to 1930s period
is m ost popular. Trinity Antiques (08) 9321 8321, trinityantiques.com.a u.
• Winter nights Following the move of House of Riches to Napoleon
Street, Cottesloe, in May, co-owner Simon Sullivan has been travelling
through England and France sou rcing mag nificent an tique silve r ware
and jewellery. Antique silver table centrepieces will add style for winter
dinner parties and winter’s also the time to adorn coats and scarves with
gorgeous jeweller y. Hou se of Riches (08) 9384 3850, h ou seofrich es.com .au .
• The longhorn Unusual, but certainly something to get
excited about, is this antique lo nghorn captain’s
chair by Cranes St Louis, c1889 (left). “ This kind
of fu rnitu re is ver y fashio na ble in America,”
says Jot Rijks of Dutch Antiques. Jot is also
excited about a couple of long French
provin cial dining tables, expected to
arrive for winter. Dutch Antiques (08)
9385 3054, d utchtimepieces.com.
que silver tabl
dinner parties and winter’s also th
gorgeous jeweller y. Hou se of Rich
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What to know on the scene for winter
House of Riches.
Fine Antique Jewellery • Classic Watches
• Quality Porcelain • Engagement Rings
• Investment Pieces
Opening July 1st
Proprietors. Steven & Judith Sher
a. 10 Broadway, Nedlands WA p. (08) 9386 3542 m. 0414 413 258
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