Showing posts from December, 2011

The Twelve Days of Christmas

 With only five days left until Christmas Day we thought we would give you a round up of some last minute Christmas gifts in a truly festive way.  The Twelve Days of Christmas is a traditional English carol where each day a gift is given from the true love of the receiver.  Here is a modern day version...with antiques from Grays dealers of course! On the twelfth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me... 12 Drummers Drumming Rare Dutch Delft Blue & White Tile, c1600. From Guest & Gray . 11 Pipers Piping Meerschaum & Amber Victorian Pipe. From Hallmark Antiques . 10 Lords-a-Leaping 9ct Gold Royal Guardsman Charm, c1940. From The Antique Jewellery Company . 9 Ladies Dancing French Art Deco Moulin Rouge Brooch. From Anthea AG Antiques . 8 Maids-a-Milking 19th Century Staffordshire Figures with Milk Pail. From Mary Jane Priebe .   7 Swans-a-Swimming Kigu Vintage Powder Compact with Swan. From Gillian Horsup. 6 Geese-a-Laying Silver Egg Shaped

The Definitive Grays Wedding Guide (or, how to antiquate the modern wedding)

What to do, what to do?  You could organize a wedding list at a plain-jane department store, or at a simple home decorating store.  Or, you could furnish your new life together with unique pieces that are infused with elegance and time.  Grays not only can help you with all you’ll need for the big day, but we also are a one stop shop for wedding lists that deliver gifts with more heart than a George Forman.  Dresses Vintage Modes 1930's Dress Carnegie silk chiffon dress, 1970s.  Vintage Modes Vintage Modes houses many vintage wedding dresses of exquisite style and quality.  And their range of formal dresses help every bridesmaid look fabulous.  Lace Shawl, Diane Harby . Diane Harby’s elegant lace collars, shawls and veils give a traditional diffidence to any bride.  They can also be used out of bridal context, adding a feminine touch to any outfit.  JEWELLERY I could go on about the renown stock of jewellers and jewellery that have found a home here at grays, from t

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