In our news area, you will find regular updates from Charlie Harness Antiques and information on our latest exciting antique furniture arrivals. It could be painted, it could be distressed, it could be a decorative item - but it’s bound to be an old classic. And that’s what makes it newsworthy!
The allure of a pair of armchairs often surpasses the magic of three, especially when it comes to vintage armchairs. This timeless design device not only delivers a double dose of style but also introduces a classically elegant motif to your living space.Read More
At Charles Harness Antiques, we take pride in curating a stunning collection of antique seating that exudes timeless elegance and charm. From the allure of a classic French armchair to the opulence of a sumptuous Swedish Gustavian sofa, our handpicked pieces are sure to add a touch of grandeur to any space they grace.Read More
There is something very alluring about quirky furniture. And if that element of quirk comes from decorative antique furniture even better!Read More
Nestled in the heart of Warwickshire, Charles Harness Antiques is more than a store; it's a curated collection of history and craftsmanship. Founded by Charlie Harness, a connoisseur of European antique furniture, our Warwickshire-based business meticulously sources treasures from across Europe and the UK.Read More
Elevate the ambiance of your home with the timeless allure of Swedish antique furniture, available at our store. Our carefully curated selection often boasts the elegance of Gustavian furniture, a style that emerged during the reign of King Gustav of Sweden (1771-1792).Read More
In a world of mass-produced furniture, antique occasional tables stand as exquisite reminders of the past. These captivating pieces not only exude timeless elegance but also serve a purpose in modern homes. Are they in demand? Absolutely. Antique occasional tables continue to captivate collectors, interior enthusiasts, and homeowners alike. Do they satisfy any specific needs in contemporary interiors? Let’s explore.Read More
In a world of antiques where matched sets of chairs in good condition are hard to come by, we have this exclusive pair of an entire matched dining set. If you are an individual with a keen eye for rare and exceptional furniture, this antique-matched set of tables and chairs is an opportunity definitely not to be missed.Read More
Antique collection has become incredibly popular recently, and for good reason. Not only can antiques be used for decorative purposes, but they also allow you to curate a collection that you can proudly showcase to friends and family. Whether you're a history enthusiast or simply appreciate the evolution of furniture over time, antique collecting is a highly recommended hobby.Read More
One of the most important things that add value to a room is its furniture, especially when it is antique; the value is even more significant. Whether you choose the Victorian era or Georgian, English antique furniture has a class of its own that nothing or nobody can beat. The best part about decorating with antique English furniture is that there is no right or wrong. Whatever you like is right, whatever you don’t is wrong. Just like life, there is no set way of decorating. It's about each one's tastes and choices.Read More
When redecorating a bedroom, we tend to focus on the bed and curtains, but we forget about the other tiny things that have a huge impact on the overall look of the room.
Side tables are very functional and add beauty to your room. A bedside table is more than just a shelf on which to keep your night cream and lamp. It can make or break the look of the room completely.
When you hear ‘antique seating’ you may immediately think of old fashioned wooden furniture that is bold, bulky and difficult to fit into a modern setting. In reality, that couldn’t be further from the truth. Antique seating is available in a wide variety of styles that offers comfort and convenience that can be included in any decor theme.Read More
For those of us who love travelling we’re sure you’ll agree that travelling in style is always the way to go! From your comfy airport attire to the luggage you carry, it’s common to want to look good during your journey. With many people adopting modern fashion, you can ensure you stand out whilst on your travels with a nice dose of vintage charm courtesy of this fantastic Louis Vuitton suitcase we currently have in our collection.Read More
The West Midlands, specially Warwickshire, is known for its amazing antique shops and the wide range of antiques available at the best prices. Whether you are searching for decorative pieces, furniture or something else Warwickshire offers a massive selection of antiques that is popular with locals as well as many of the tourists who visit the area.Read More
Tables are an important component of most homes. Whether it is side tables, centre tables, dining tables or any other type, the vast majority of homes will incorporate at least one table! As fantastic as tables are though, they can often take up a lot of space which isn’t ideal for many houses.Read More
Italians are known for their amazing carving and hand painting techniques. Traditionally, furniture was made from all sorts of carved wood – be it furniture like chairs and tables or even statues and show pieces.Read More
If you are new to it, buying antiques can be an overwhelming task. Nowadays there are a number of dealers selling antiques online. Just like everything has gone digital, so has the antiques market with dealers opening their online stores too. But if you are new to the world of antiques, unless it is an established and well-known dealer, buying from a random dealer online can be tricky as you have to be cautious due to potential scams and fake items.Read More
Herbariums are wonderful items that make classic collectors' items. In our wide selection of Swedish Antiques, we have a collection of 20th century pressed and dried plants and flowers from Sweden. In this set, each pressed botanical specimen has a hand written label at the bottom with details including the plants name, variety, and date written. This set from the 1950s was most likely compiled for a school project over the course of a couple of years. The set can be sold separately or as a collection, and will make a beautiful and charming collector’s item adorning any wall.Read More
Our first post gave you a glimpse of the categories of furniture and antique decorative items that we have in our collection. Now let us have a look at the categorisation of our collection. We have roughly segregated our antiques into three categories based on the themes they relate to.Read More
Following the recent launch of our new website, we have now spent some time writing new page content to help promote Charlie Harness Antiques and build our brand!Read More