Estate Sales & Auction Blog


How to Design an Elegant Outdoor BBQ

Design & Decor | PUBLISHED 06.03.21 | Lily Coulson
An elegant BBQ | BRG

There's nothing quite like dining al fresco, and with your BBQ area set up, you'll be able to do so whenever the weather permits. Here are some design tips to aid you in this project.

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Styling Estate Sale Finds with Rebekah Dempsey: Tips You Won't Want to Miss

Complementary. Guest Curations | PUBLISHED 05.27.21 | Rebekah Dempsey
Curated by Rebekah Dempsey of A Blissful Nest | BRG

Our new blog series "Complementary. Guest Curations" is brought to you by savvy interior designers, decorators, fashionistas, collectors, and lifestyle influencers. You don't want to miss Rebekah Dempsey of A Blissful Nest's pro-styling tips for her picks of the week.

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Designed & Handcrafted: The Incredible Estate of Thomas ("Tom") William Astle

Design & Decor | PUBLISHED 05.20.21 | Jennifer Ventresca
Large Copper Sculpture as room divider by Thomas W. Astle creates a backdrop for their living room's seating area. | BRG

We L-O-V-E time capsule estates especially when the estate is a true MCM marvel designed and filled with objects designed and handcrafted by those same owners. We hope you enjoy this one of a kind insight about the people behind and amazing collection.

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BTS Glimpse into a NYC Brownstone

On the Auction Block | PUBLISHED 05.18.21 | Jennifer Ventresca
Behind the Scenes Glimpse into a New York City 84th Street Brownstone | BRG

Nothing says "single family living" in a town where living space comes at a premium like a New York City brownstone -- especially when that brownstone is located on the corner of Madison Ave and East 84th. Now, you can get a behind-the-scenes glimpse into a stately 84th Street home filled with old world charm.

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Black Diamonds ... Oh, So Unique

Jewelry & Fashion | PUBLISHED 04.24.21 | Susan Leeper
Black Diamonds are Fancy Colored Diamonds | BRG

Last week, we focused on all the fabulous shades of colored diamonds (brown, yellow, green, blue, red, pink, and purple). This week, our gemologist, Susan Leeper, brings us the glamour, allure, and extraordinary timelessness of the black diamond....

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Be Inspired by the Historic Le Cirque to Add Elements of Whimsy & Bold Design

Design & Decor | PUBLISHED 04.20.21 | Jennifer Ventresca
Interior designer, Kati Curtis, shares her tips and designs that were inspired by Le Cirque | BRG

Thousands of celebrity chefs, a-listers, glitterati, and foodies have stood in the iconic NYC eatery, Le Cirque, from the time restauranteur Sirio Maccioni first introduced the establishment through its various moves throughout the city. Inspired by Le Cirques' over-the-top decor, one interior designer shares some tips on how you can introduce elements of bold color and whimsy into your home. Read more...

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Colored Diamonds of April ... Oh, So Pretty

Jewelry & Fashion | PUBLISHED 04.15.21 | Susan Leeper
Black, Brown, Yellow, Red, Pink, Blue, Purple, and Green diamonds. Diamonds are colorful | BRG

Who says diamonds should be white? Did you know that diamonds come naturally in a wide array of colors and hues ranging from the most common -- browns -- to the extraordinarily rare red diamond? Since the diamond is April's birthstone, we are celebrating the mighty diamond.

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Get an Insider's Sneak Peek at our Fabulous Arlington, TX Online Estate

On the Auction Block | PUBLISHED 03.29.21 | Jennifer Ventresca
 | BRG

Join BRG-Dallas' general manager, Lisa Steele, as she presents a first floor estate tour of some of the fabulous items available in our Fabulous Arlington, TX Online Estate.

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Closing the Doors after 40 Years: When World Traveling Antique Dealers Retire

On the Auction Block | PUBLISHED 03.20.21 | Jennifer Ventresca
Antique English Blue Willow Stoneware B & T Blackhurst & Tunnicliffe, Circa 1850 | BRG

After four decades in the antiques industry, renowned and respected antique dealers, Ed and Jane Grant are retiring. The couple supplied their showrooms with antiques and vintage finds from across the globe. Here are some of BRG's staff highlights in the sale.

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Jewelry Part VIII: Proper Care, Cleaning, & Storage

Jewelry & Fashion | PUBLISHED 03.10.21 | Jennifer Ventresca
Storage, cleaning & proper care for jewelry | BRG

Did you know that BRG's jewelry department has a GIA graduate gemologist and jewelry expert on staff? We recently sat down with her to learn the best DIYs to properly clean, store, and care for the treasures lying in your jewelry box.

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