Monday, 29 March 2010

Tiempo de Relojes Magazine

Winter 2009
Reino Vintage (Vintage Kingdom)


 "El vintage vive una eclosion en la relojeria como incono de esilo y maxima expresion de sofisticacion. Perenne objecto del deseo de coleccionistas, no solo encarna una excelete inversion, sino que se ha erigido en accesorio indispensable. Grays es una de sus embajadas en Londres: alberga seis relojerias especializadas en disenos clasicos, con preeminencia de las firmas Rolex, Omega y TAG Heuer." Text: Patricia Tubella. Photos: Miguel A. Fonta

Visit the Tiempo de Relojes website here.

Thursday, 25 March 2010

BBC Homes & Antiques

April 2010
Ceramic Chic



'Midwinter 'Cherokee' tureen by Jessie Tait, £49; 'Cannes' plate by Hugh Casson, £25, both Deco-etcetera'  Styling: Kiera Buckley-Jones. Photographs: Full Stop.

Find Deco-etcetera in Grays Mews, Showcase V16.

How to Spend It

Past Masters - Clutch Bags

25th March 2010


"Susie Nelson of Vintage Modes at Grays Antique Market says crocodile Hermes pochettes average £700-£800, "but unbranded clutches with pretty clasps in good condition are £180-200.  Classic colours sell best; brighter shades can be bargains - currently I have a gold leather clutch with an ornate clasp at £140"."  by Avril Groom.

Read the full article here.

Wednesday, 24 March 2010

The Independent

Independant on Saturday
The 50 Best Antique Shops
20th March 2010




This year Grays move up to third in Independent's '50 Best Antique Shops'!

"Grays Antiques Market
Situated in the heart of Mayfair, with over 200 antiques dealers, Grays is a focus of the London antiques scene and home to some of its leading dealers, says John Ainsley. 'The range of stock is diverse, from £5-£500,000 and the quality is second to none. Dealers are both knowledgeable and approachable and the ambience is totally reassuring. Parking isn't a problem as Bond Street Tube Station is just a stone's throw away."

To view the full article click here.

Wednesday, 17 March 2010

Sphere Magazine

Spring 2010
Most Wanted



"3. Enjoy a bijou breakfast with this Art Nouveau Coffee Pot, just one of the historic pieces available at Grays Antiques. www.graysantiques.com"

Monday, 15 March 2010

The Gentlewoman

Spring Summer 2010
Issue NÂș 1





"Pictured at Michael G. Longmore's stand at Grays Antique Market, these devastatingly glamorous 18-carat white gold mounted onyx and diamond drop earrings from the Art Deco period are on sale for £3000. The hand model's shirt and blazer are both Hermes."

"It is suggested the this Cartier watch - boasting an 18-carat gold and diamond buckle on a toile brossee strap - be worn as a chic bracelet. It costs £3500 at Pushkin Antiques, 58 Davies Street, London W1. The shirt by John Smeadley is worn with a jumper by Burberry."


The debut issue will be available on news stands worldwide from March 22, 2010.
Visit www.thegentlewoman.com for more details.

Wednesday, 10 March 2010

Antiques are Green

Grays is proud to support the Antiques are Green campaign!



Buying antiques is not only green but an fantastic investment in exceptional quality hand crafted pieces.  Not only do they reduce carbon use and steer away from mass production they usually contain a sense of history and stories to be passed down to future generations.  Anyone can sign up to become part of the Antiques are Green campaign, whether you are a dealer, a fair, a centre or an individual who cares for the cause!

Visit the Antiques are Green website here.

Friday, 5 March 2010

ES Magazine

ES Magazine
5th March 2010

 

It's A Wonderful Life
STOP OFF: At Grays Antique Market, 1-7 Davies Mews, W1 for a collector's item from Pieces of Time.  This Swiss 14ct gold hunting cased pocket watch is just the right side of eccentric. £1400. (020 7629 2422: antique-watch.com) By Chris Moore, Tobi Jenkins, & Eveie Longdon.