Appraise it yourself
We receive many telephone calls for information about antiques. We do not offer single item appraisals, but we do have a great deal of information that will help you find the information you want. Each section gives information on identification and free pricing sources even if you don't want to sell anything.
Be sure to visit our "Appraisal services and products" page for information about the types of appraisals we perform, including:
Antique Art Appraisals
Fine Art Appraisals
Antique Furniture Appraisals
Antique Jewelry Appraisals
Contemporary Jewelry Appraisals
Antique Silver Appraisals
Contemporary Silver Appraisals
Collectible and Vintage Item Appraisals
Household Content Appraisals
Interested in classes?
Are you thinking of taking a class? Ms. Cinamon teaches at Santiago Canyon College in Orange. You can find current class information on our website on the "Classes and events" page.
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No antique is as rare, old, or valuable as it seems-unless your neighbor owns it.
- Murphy's first law of antiques
The best tag sales always have the least parking.
- Shelly's Rule
"Everyone who wants to know what will happen ought to examine what has happened: everything in this world in any epoch has their replicas in antiquity."
— Niccolò Machiavelli
"Our admiration of the antique is not admiration of the old, but of the natural."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
"I collect antiques. Why? Because they're beautiful."
"When you're visiting an antiques fair, turn left once you've passed through the entrance. Everyone else will turn right, which means you can get to the bargains before them."
-- Judith Miller
"I think the reason I love 'Antiques Roadshow' is that it is sort of like the lottery. There's the chance a regular Joe could walk in with anything and come out close to a millionaire. There's the thrill of the find."
-- Lara Spencer