2 July 2010

Grays July Newsletter

Wedding Gift Guide

Summer is finally here and with the wedding season upon us why not treat your loved ones to something unique and stylish that they will treasure for generations to come.  From classic silverware to an individual item for the home, you are sure to find something perfect at Grays.

Silver is a great place to start. Picture frames, napkin rings and silver spoons are timeless pieces and can be easily engraved on site to give the gift a personal touch. Hallmark Antiques, Evonne Antiques and ZMS Antiques to name a few, offer some elegant frames and many other classic silverware.

Art Nouveau silver picture frame with inscription 'Friendship is a Sheltering Tree,' 
Birmingham 1903. From Evonne Antiques, Stands 351-353.

Art Deco Coffee Set from ZMS Antiques, Stand 124 & 125

Browse more stock from our silver dealers here.

Fancy getting the bride and groom something slightly different? We have hand picked a few great gift ideas for inspiration:
Fine China Trade Ivory Frame from Anita Gray, Stands 307-309
This very intricate and delicate carved ivory frame from Anita Gray is a magnificent piece craftsmanship and an great investment.
1930s Cocktail Shaker from Aid A Sale, Showcase FS2

Ice Bucket from Elliot Lee, Stands 131-132 & 143-144

A wonderful ice bucket in the form of a seated elephant with original ivory tusks and glass button eyes, c1880.
Glass from Alexia Amato, Stands K10-12

These beautiful Bohemian glass pieces are perfect as a new addition to a home and also an ideal  Ruby Anniversary gift. Find out more about Bohemian Glass here.

Wedding presents don't always have to break the bank. This stylish 1970's Silver-plated candle stick from The Beautiful Accessories Company is priced at just £36.00.

Grays Gift Certificates are a fantastic alternative gift. Available in denominations of £50, £20 and £10, why let the couple choose a unique piece to remember the day?

Showcase Spotlight: Walter Schaetzke

Specialising in Royal Copenhagen Pottery, Walter successfully deals nationally and his colourful and eclectic showcase can be found in the basement of The Mews. Walter deals in 20th century ceramics at very competitive prices, including Wedgwood, Copeland Spode, Beswick, Sadler, Poole and Royal Copenhagen. Find his ceramics in V13.

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