Estate Sales & Auction Blog


Totally Unique Father's Day Gifts You Definitely Want to Give

Tips & Guides | PUBLISHED 06.13.22 | Administration
Antique, vintage and contemporary pieces make great Father's Day gifts! | BRG

We rounded up some of the best Father’s Day gift ideas for dads of all ages, backgrounds, tastes, and hobbies with this edition of Black Rock Galleries Gift Guide. Whether your dad is a sports enthusiast or a music lover, the outdoorsy type or a lover of design, you’ll find the perfect unique gift.

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Get The Look - Designer Worthy Items for Glamourous, Sophisticated, and Classic Looks

Design & Decor | PUBLISHED 05.25.22 | Tam Tran
 | BRG

Today we’re sharing interior designer worthy items currently available in online auctions to help you get the look effortlessly.

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8 Auction Finds for Glamorous, Sophisticated, and Classic Looks with Luis Enrique Hill

Complementary. Guest Curations | PUBLISHED 05.12.22 | Tam Tran
 | BRG

In this edition of Complementary. Guest Curations, we asked Luis Enrique Hill, a New York-based interior designer to select some current auction items to help you create a glamorous, sophisticated and classic look in your home.

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Modern Judaica Collection: Antiques and Vintage Jewish Art, Artifacts, and More

On the Auction Block | PUBLISHED 05.10.22 | Jennifer Ventresca
A wall filled with the mezuzah collection of Miriam and Robert Rothman is impressive. | BRG

When the world-traveling widow of a prominent traveling Rabbi downsizes, her impressive globally-sourced collection of Judaica are slated to go into an online auction.

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Tips for Creating Globally-Inspired Cozy Chic Spaces with a Twist of Southern Hospitality

Complementary. Guest Curations | PUBLISHED 03.04.22 | Tam Tran
In this edition of Complementary. Guest Curations, we chat with Molly Blankenship, a design consultant based in New York city.  | BRG

As a design consultant, Molly Blankenship works closely with designers and homeowners to source unique finds from around the world for their spaces. But at the same time she also shares her finds with anyone having the same passion for home decor and interior design on Instagram (@notallbeige) and her website Not All Beige. Let’s find out what things Molly wants to share with you from our auction block.

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Raleigh's Best Places to Shop Estates, Antiques, Vintage and Consignment Pieces

City Shopping Guide | PUBLISHED 02.28.22 | Connor Lemieux
 | BRG

If you are asking where to find antiques near Raleigh or places to shop for the best antique and vintage finds, the Raleigh area has what you want! From vintage pieces, antique furniture, fine furniture and decorative accents to luxury designer fashion and jewelry, we have some of the best places in Wake County to shop luxury estate sales, antiques, vintage, and consignments at non-retail prices.

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I Do: Vintage Engagement Ring Do's & Dont's

Jewelry & Fashion | PUBLISHED 02.04.22 | Courtney Tannler
 | BRG

Romance is in the air. There’s no better time than the present to start thinking about popping the question. If you or someone you know is ready to propose, it's a great time to consider vintage engagement rings. Check out these do's and don'ts when shopping for vintage, antique, and heirloom engagement rings.

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Upstate Updates with CJ Swank

Complementary. Guest Curations | PUBLISHED 02.02.22 | Jennifer Ventresca
A vibrant, yet relaxing living room designed by CJ Swank using antiques and vintage elements sourced from online auctions, estate sales, and thrift shops. | BRG

When CJ Swank, a former Visual Arts Director retired and began chronicling her experiences in updating her upstate New York on instagram (@cjswank_newyork), insta browsers took notice. Her eclectic and fun design sense permeates her feed. Discover what's inside as CJ shares her curated selection of antiques and vintage pieces.

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Victorian House Styles: An Era of Unique Design

Design & Decor | PUBLISHED 01.28.22 | Alison Bentley (Guest Blogger)
 | BRG

Picture a dollhouse – a colorful exterior, several stories high, gabled roof, highly decorative details, maybe even a tower – and you’ve just envisioned a Victorian style home. From their iconic exteriors, to their opulent interiors fit for a queen, Victorian houses are a unique home style that stands out from the rest. Whether you’re looking to buy your first home in Chicago, IL or are fascinated by the popular house styles across the US, a Victorian home should be on your list of must-sees.

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The Best Places to Shop Estates, Antiques, Vintage and Consignments in Dallas, TX

City Shopping Guide | PUBLISHED 12.10.21 | Jennifer Ventresca
 | BRG

If you're looking for fine furniture or decorative accents or are searching for luxury designer fashion and jewelry, Dallas has what you want! Here are some of the area's best places to shop luxury estate sales, antiques, vintage, and consignments at non-luxury prices.

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