Specialists in antique fireplaces & architectural antiques since 1969
Posted 22 November 2021
If you want to know how to date antique furniture by feet, then we're here to help. Read our guide which sets out all you'll ever need to know!
Posted 26 October 2021
What is spelter - and how can you tell if an antique is made out of spelter or bronze?
In this guide, we’ll reveal the key signs for how to identify an antique Chinese vase and confirm its authenticity.
Posted 08 September 2021
You might have heard of Toile de Jouy fabric, but what exactly is it? In this blog we explain the history of Toile de Jouy and what to look out for.
Are you unsure about what to do with inherited ivory in the UK, perhaps due to ethical considerations or legal uncertainty?
Posted 16 August 2021
Victorian interior design is as popular as ever. With a few simple accents, you can create a beautiful space, inspired by authentic Victorian design.
Knowing how to upcycle furniture is a highly valuable and rewarding skill - not only is it fun, it can also save you money!
Posted 21 July 2021
Art Deco interior design is still as popular now as it was when it first emerged over a hundred years ago.
The Victorian era inspired a style of gardening to leave a lasting impression. In this guide, we will show you how to design and create a Victorian garden.
Posted 13 July 2021
In this blog we outline five different ways you can decorate around and style your chimney breast wall to make the most out of this space.
Planning to sell antiques to antique dealers or on online platforms like eBay? Set yourself up for success by reading tips from our industry experts!
Posted 26 May 2021
At Westland, we're fascinated by the history of interior design. In this article we explain what interior design is and its journey through time.
As the nineteenth century drew to a close and the dawn of the twentieth loomed, a striking new fashion in art, architecture and interiors emerged.
Posted 23 April 2021
Robert Adam was not only the foremost architect of his age, but one of the most influential architects of all time.
The Jacobean style is an era that gave us incredible architecture, furniture and antiques often highly coveted by collectors. Read more.
Posted 16 March 2021
There is a vast array of different types of clocks - from the very first clocks to 20th Century wristwatches, antique clocks can tell us a lot about the cultures they came from.
If you’re a fan of Edwardian interior design, read our guide to find out how to create an Edwardian style in your home through Edwardian decor.
Posted 26 February 2021
Caring for antique furniture can seem like a daunting task.
All antique enthusiasts can relate to the absolute delight of uncovering a hidden gem or adding a missing piece to their collection.
Posted 02 February 2021
Wondering just how much the most expensive antiques ever sold cost? In this blog we’ve put together a list of the five most expensive antiques ever sold.