Blue is the warmest colour ?01-7-2020
Bob the cat05-28-2019
Fancy a cigar?01-13-2019
Keep your cigars in style with these nice antique tobacco cabinets. All these boxes have an interior from cedar wood, to keep your cigars in the best condition.
Antique stove or dangerous fish ?
REVENGE OF THE BIRDS ?01-5-2019
Whether you’re looking for something to brighten up your own interior or looking for a memorable gift for a loved one, you’re sure to find something to suit all tastes. A Royal Crown Derby paperweights will suit
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We love blankets as well12-4-2018
We are happy to announce that we have just launched a new website, full with blankets! Please have a look at www.dekentje.nl and choose your favorite!
Tall or small11-23-2018
What time is it???11-13-2018
Antiques – especially statues – can give new inspiration for picking up your pencil again. Doodling, scribbling and sketching (obviously, for me it was a long time ago ?)
Ship around the world04-9-2018
Did you know that we can ship antiques to almost every part of the world? We can send a small package or a 40 ft container, and anything in between. Our well-experienced team of packagers makes sure that your goods arrive safely to its destination. Please contact us if you need more information about shipment.
Happy cat ?03-1-2018
Cleaning silver – make it easy!02-12-2018
Cleaning silver is not my favourite job ?. Sometimes I have a lot of silverware that need a polish, and then I have this time- and energy saving trick. It is very simple, and I learned it from my grandmother.
- Close the sink and cover the bottom with aluminium foil. Shiny side up!
- Spread a layer of Soda on the foil
- Then fill the sink with very hot water from the tap. You can already hear the chemical works.
- Put in the silverware and make sure everything is under water. Leave it there about 10 minutes. Soon you will start to see the dirt comming off to the surface of the water
After this is done, it is much easier to clean the silverware. You don’t need to rub so hard anymore, a soft and quick polish is enough to make the silverware shiny and clean. This trick works great if you have to polish a bunch of cutlery or for items with tiny black spots that are hard to reach.
After cleaning make sure that you dry the silverware with a clean cotton towel, it will keep the colour and shine last longer.