A whole new world for antiques

More and more young people are valuing antique objects and furniture - as investments and key pieces for their homes, writes Lisa Brady.

21st September, 2013
Mark Hill of The Antiques Roadshow: 'We all love to be surrounded by things we love and enjoy.'

If you thought the antique market is full of tarnished tat and overpriced oddities, think again. At the top end it's exciting business, dealing with beautiful treasures of significant historical and cultural importance and items that will add character to your home. And it's attracting a whole new audience, says George Stacpoole, president of the Irish Antique Dealers Association (IADA), which will host its 48th annual fair on Friday when the country's top dealers come...

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