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Raoul Vion: Art Deco Poster (1918)

What to look for when investing in art

If you are keen to invest in art, it is important to understand a few basic points before you actually start buying the artworks. Here are some points you need to keep in mind while investing in art market: Written by Sonal Pawar. A Dubai based art collector and art advisor specializing […]

Jewelry Valuation

Jewelry Valuation

Starting 100,000 years ago with a shell necklace, jewelry has been the symbol of personal style and status. The word “jewelry” comes from Latin “jocale”, which means plaything. Appealing to a wide section of society, jewelry signifies the fashion and style of its era and individuality of its owner, with […]

Expensive Watches: The Ultimate Guide

Expensive Watches: The Ultimate Guide

When it comes to making a good but unconventional investment, an exquisite luxury wristwatch can often be a great option, considering you get to wear your stylish investment. However, don’t count on that by simply purchasing a luxury watch you are automatically making a good investment, because not all watches […]

How to Invest in Wine: Tips and Examples

How to Invest in Wine: Tips and Examples

Interest in wine investment has gradually increased along with the number of new wine connoisseurs and collectors –including the young and rich millennials. Moreover, the activity in wine investment has globalized, extending its focus to new emerging markets, most notably China. The fine wine auction market is now quite established […]

Wine Valuation Guide

Wine Valuation Guide

Gradually establishing itself as a popular auction category, wine is enjoying an increasing global demand in the last few decades. It is considered not only an enjoyment but also an investment, thus it is important to know how wine is valued, in order to buy and sell at the right […]

How Design is Valued: A Hybrid Analysis

How Design is Valued: A Hybrid Analysis

The perception of modern and contemporary design objects as mere functional interior objects have changed as the collector demand skyrocketed. Since early 1990s, mainly with the rise of the mid-century design trend, the secondary art market started to recognize design as a valuable category. Meanwhile, two main design focused auction houses were […]