Sourcing Antiques & Collectables for ResaleMy Online School
£ 385 - (440 €)
¿Qué aprendes en este curso?
Each lesson starts with a video from your expert tutor, which you can watch whenever you like. When you’re ready, you can practice what you’ve learned with an assignment which unlocks the next lesson.
1. 1 A Style Tour of France
Have you ever wondered why Louis XV is the most reproduced style in the world? Louis’ pursuit of gracious living and 150 year long contribution to the arts is arguably the greatest influence the design world has ever seen. This lesson takes you on a style tour of France teaching you how to tell the difference between Louis 13th 14th, 15th and 16th.
2. 2 Stories from the Coal Face
Here Toma shares with you some of her own experiences on what she's sourced for what price, and what some of her clients have found, where and how they went about starting their own businesses. She often get asked to represent the entrepreneurial community and she will share with you the processes for actually setting up your business, and becoming a trader. Please make sure you ask your tutor as many questions as you need to in your classroom – this is a unique opportunity to interact with a real world expert. Please remember though – valuations and assessments will not be done online as this is an online education service with world experts; not a valuation service.
3. 3 Haggling, Pricing, Shipping and Packaging
So now you’ve found your chosen antique or collectible – you need to know how to negotiate the best price. Also – and not always as simple as it may seem – you need to be on top of shipping regulations. How are you to get that priceless (but impossibly heavy and delicate at the same time), marble topped washstand home! And is it worth it? There are tricks to negotiating, rules for pricing and shipping, and common sense guidance to packaging in this section.
4. 4 Where to Source Products in the US, Scandinavia and Europe
It’s hard to learn where to source antiques if you don’t have years of experience. This is where Toma shares hers and you will glean knowledge of specific places to source antiques and collectibles that are of the type of quality that would be suitable for resale or interior design. She will cover: - England - Scandinavia - Italy - France - Belgium - The Netherlands - Germany