People have always been interested in The Antiques Roadshow. Long lines of hopeful people clutching their treasured antique waiting to find that their antique is among the rarest in the world. That antique had pride of invest their cabinet or mantel piece for a long time and been handed down from a great aunt or even a long forgotten legacy. Frequent visits to stores over the years had allowed them compare their antique with similar antiques and estimate a price however inaccurately. It is a brave step to reveal their treasure prior to the TV audience to have its merits and defects discussed and to find so it wasn’t an original but a vintage reproduction.
Some viewers of The Antiques Roadshow play games guessing the value of each featured antique. Others that are avid collectors or who’ve stores have an even more discerning professional interest. And then you will find those who suddenly see a featured antiques and it lights the flame of collecting in a instance.
Many years back The Antique Roadshow featured one of those rare French antiques, a lovely platinum lorgnette with a stone and sapphire encrusted handle. It began a life quest for starters viewer to find a similar antique lorgnette with the elegant handle and those sparkling diamonds and misty sapphires from the jungles of Burma. She determined that she would find an antique lorgnette just want it and she searched every store she found all around the world but particularly those devoted to French. asian tradition She searched her favorite online retailers regularly. Her search was in vain but on the way she found other lorgnettes, nearly as beautiful, which she purchased. In a couple of years she’d acquired over thirty antique lorgnettes. Her life changed and she is currently a celebrity which gives her ample opportunities to wear her lorgnettes on many high profile occasions.
She says,’They’ve the wow factor ‘. She can always turn heads when she flicks open an antique lorgnette in her favorite restaurant. She enjoys her collection and even after each one of these years she still searches the stores for French antiques and that elusive antique lorgnette she saw on The Antiques Roadshow. She was touched with the angel dust of collecting and it energized her life and made her work harder to afford those beautiful lorgnettes. She knows antique dealers all around the world and is acquainted with every store in all of the major cities. Her lorgnettes are her passion and life is her passion. She shall remain nameless because her name is really unusual that if I used her first name, then her private passion would no longer be hers to treasure. She still watches The Antique Roadshow with excitement in the event that special antique lorgnette reappears and while she watches she always wears a lorgnette which she twirls in her fingers dreaming her dream of finding that special one.