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March 2015

March 1, 2015            If you’ve been following our page on Facebook, you’ll have seen photos of some of the acquisitions we made this month.  The one we’re featuring in the newsletter is an Eli Terry…

February 2015

February 1, 2015 Did you know that we restore trunks?  Although trunks have been around for centuries, the ones we see most often now date from the late 19th through the early 20th century when they were replaced with the…

January 2015

Happy New Year!  We hope you’ve enjoyed the holidays.  Our featured Recent Acquisition to start the year is a gorgeous table with marquetry flowers, roughly octagonal in shape with a beaded edge and brass accents on the base.  The primary…

December 2014

December 1, 2014 Happy Holidays!  Now that Thanksgiving is past, we can start the next celebration, which we’ll do with a couple recent acquisitions.  Shown below are an ornate brass music stand and a hanging lamp.  We think the music…

November 2014

November 1, 2014 If you’ve liked the Iron Gate Antiques page on Facebook, you’ve probably seen photos of this month’s featured product It’s amazing what some time and attention can do for furniture! Check on line at http://irongateantiques.com/recent-acquisitions/ for photos of this month’s…

October 2014

October 1, 2014              If you are new to the newsletter this month, welcome!  If you haven’t been to the store during or since the Bluemont Fair, stop by to see us.  We’ve rearranged to…

September 2014

August 31, 2014 This is the September newsletter coming to you one day early as we’ll be closed Monday, September 1, for the Labor Day holiday.  Hope you’re enjoying the long weekend! In case you didn’t know, the Bluemont Fair…

August 2014

August 1, 2014 Ever wonder about the phrase “dog days of summer?”  Even though it’s been blessedly cool this week, it is that time of year.  Turns out the phrase comes from the association of this time of year with…

July 2014

July 1, 2014 Happy Independence Day!  We’ll be closed on Friday, July 4th, to celebrate, but will re-open on Saturday, the 5th.  If you don’t have holiday plans, check out the Purcellville parade beginning at 12:30 from Emerick Elementary to…

June 2014

June 1, 2014 We have several recent acquisitions this month that we’re pretty excited about.  The most impressive is a set of six bird’s eye maple chairs.  These were recently restored, to include getting new caned seats. They turned out…