As I’m sure you have seen by now this weekend is Pax Romana’s sale to start off 2021 the way we mean to go on! A large sale with some breathtaking pieces it’s promising to be very exciting. However, we understand that such a long sale might seem somewhat intimidating! So, we’ve written you this … Read More Full Bidding and Timings Guide to Antiquities, Ancient Jewellery and Weaponry – 10th January 2020
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Here at Pax Romana we sell history from across the globe. However, our speciality lies in classical antiquities. Having already touched on this period in our Collecting Roman Art Guide, we thought we’d turn to Egypt. There are many fantastic pieces of history that have come out of Ancient Egypt. It’s no wonder for centuries … Read More Collecting Egyptian Antiquities – A Complete Guide and What to Look Out for.
One of our biggest periods of interest here at Pax Romana is that of Ancient Rome – and it’s no surprise! The Romans left us many beautiful and well-preserved artefacts from all of Europe. In this article we’re giving you an introductory Roman Art Collecting Guide to help you on your antiquities journey! What do … Read More How to Buy Roman Art and Artefacts – A Complete Collecting Guide
As we approach the weekend, many of us history fanatics like to relax and learn about our favourite historical periods. However, it can be difficult to know what documentaries are good quality and what is worth watching when there are so many out there. Here at Pax Romana, we’re passionate about sharing ancient history and … Read More 5 Ancient History Documentaries to Watch this Weekend
Axes are some of the earliest man-made tools we have. Indeed, the first examples are found in Australia between 49,000 and 44,000 BC! They are extremely useful tools, and for that reason are found across the ancient world. However, for this article we’re going to run you through 3,000 years of history of the battle … Read More History of the Battle Axe – Chopping through 3,000 years of History
Ancient Jewellery, Weaponry and Classical Art – Discover the Highlights of Pax Romana’s Second Nov. Auction
For the second of our two November sales, following Masterpieces of Ancient Asia, Pax Romana Auctions will be hosting an auction celebrating Ancient Weaponry, Jewellery and Classical Art. This sale holds many breath-taking XRF tested pieces and artefacts that give you a unique view into the past. Not only are many of these lots wonderful … Read More Ancient Jewellery, Weaponry and Classical Art – Discover the Highlights of Pax Romana’s Second Nov. Auction
Antiquities are not just from ancient Rome, Greece and Egypt but can come all over the world. As the Roman Empire rose and fell, the Kushan Empire in Gandhara was flourishing in what is modern day Pakistan. The art that was created in this period has long been praised for its unique style and bold … Read More What is Gandhara Art? – A Straight Forward Guide to Collecting Gandhara Art and its History
Following on from their celebrated recent auction, Pax Romana are pleased to announce that on the 8th November they are holding their Masterpieces in Ancient Asian Art Auction. The pieces in this transport you through five thousand of years of history and across more than 7000km of Asia. From Han Dynasty China through to the … Read More Masterpieces of Ancient Asia – 8th November Asian Art Auction
One of the constants through human history has been our love for jewellery and accessories. Whether that’s pre-historic seashell necklaces or medieval jewels. Victorian brooches or modern-day diamond earrings. Then as well as now, jewellery can represent its wearer and finish an outfit. Understandably, many of us put a lot of care and time into … Read More Wearing the Past – Why Wear Ancient Jewellery?
Ancient Art and Antiquities have a unique, undeniable and complex value. Firstly, people purchase them for enjoyment and study as part of a collection. Additionally, Ancient Jewellery can be worn to enhance an outfit for special occasions and a wide range of antiquities can be used in interior design. Their mix of aesthetic beauty and … Read More Invest in Antiquities – All you Need to Know about Ancient Art Investments
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