Category: Antiques

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Breaking a Mirror is bad luck? Where does this idea come from?

As we are dealing a lot with antique mirrors, accidents can happen and sometimes a mirror does break! During transport or just an unlucky fall. And then? Doe we really experience seven years of bad luck? One of this accidents recently started our research. Where does this idea actually come from? The mirror in myth

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The French Wedding Armoire or Armoires de Mariage

  It’s almost Valentine’s day, we are heading to Paris today and our heads are definitely in the clouds! However, this occasion made us talking and wondering about our French wedding mirrors and armoires – “miroirs et armoires de mariage” and the meaning of their different symbols. Wedding fêtes in France are still not taken