Spotting True Tiffany Lamps

Spotting True Tiffany Lamps Tiffany lamps hold their value in a unique way when compared to other housewares, and they remain as in-demand today as they were a generation ago. Because they were so in demand, companies across the globe began making their own Tiffany-like lamps and glass houseware pieces, so spotting the difference between a replica and the real thing can be pretty difficult. Some of these Tiffany-like lamps pay attention to nearly every detail, but we at Heritage Estate Sales want to help you to pick out those little discrepancies and ensure you’re getting yourself a true Tiffany lamp. Continue reading

Breathe New Life Into Old Furniture With Upcycling

Breathe New Life Into Old Furniture With UpcyclingAn estate sale staple is furniture, and while some furniture may be beautiful and move-in ready, other pieces might be a little rougher. While you may be tempted to skip over those pieces, these can actually be just the bones you need to start an incredible upcycling project. We at Heritage Estate Sales see furniture of all sorts through the Los Angeles area, and that furniture that looks like it’s been through a lot might have a ton of life left in it. Continue reading

Measuring Vintage Clothing For That Perfect Fit

Measuring Vintage Clothing For That Perfect Fit Vintage clothing is always in demand, and in good condition, retro fashions can be extremely valuable. The biggest problem those interested in vintage fashion run in to while looking for their next favorite piece of apparel is sizing, and the discrepancies that exist between vintage sizes and the sizes we’ve come to know today. Due to today’s vanity sizing standards, in clothing made 30 or more years ago, your size may actually be 4 to 6 sizes greater than it is now. For instance, if you’re wearing a dress size 6 today, your size in a vintage dress of a similar cut may be anywhere from a 10 to a 12. Continue reading

5 Things You Need To Know Before Looking For Estate Jewelry

5 Things You Need To Know Before Looking For Estate Jewelry Estate jewelry is not your average jewelry store stock. If you’re looking for a truly unique engagement ring or statement piece, estate jewelry is going to give you that head-turning design and craftsmanship you’re looking for to really make an impression. Not only this, but estate jewelry is jewelry that has already lasted through the tests of time, and is like to do so with proper care for many more years to come. We at Heritage Estate Sales come across some of the most beautiful estate jewelry pieces the Los Angeles area has to offer, and we want to make sure you can find the right piece. Continue reading

Let A Respectful Estate Sale Company Handle Everything

Let A Respectful Estate Sale Company Handle EverythingHaving an estate sale can seem like a daunting process, especially if you have just lost a loved one and need to sell their lifetime of possessions. Heritage Estate Sales understands that you may be going through a difficult time. This is why we walk you through the entire process and take care of everything from start to finish. Continue reading

6 Easy Money Making Household Items

6 Easy Money Making Household ItemsThinking of doing an estate sale? You might be surprised by the selling potential of some of your household and personal items that sellers often overlook. There may be many collectibles and treasures throughout your home that can bring in the dough, but here are 6 under-the-radar items that tend to fly out the door. Continue reading

Shopping For A Set Of Wheels

Shopping For A Set Of Wheels Are you in the market for a car, but hate going to the lots where pushy salesmen try to get you to buy something you don’t want? Are you looking for something vintage or collectable? Whatever your vehicle desires are, from classic cars to golf carts, one place to look is an estate sale. Continue reading