Antique vs Vintage Home Decor. Antique or vintage one of a kind home furniture, art pieces and or accessories. Antique is item 100 years or older. Home antique items: artwork, furniture, sculpture, lamps, vases, jewelry boxes, rugs, and etc. Antiques have high degree of handmade workmanship with attention to details. Items are in original unaltered condition. Antiques are desired because of age, era’s design, rarity, beauty, condition and or unique features. The asset value of antiques improves with time. They are passed down from one generation or bought from antique dealers. Cars are exception to “100 year rule.” Generally, a car is considered an antique if 25 years or older. Vintage items are 20 years old or older. Vintage associated with age or era present in design,
Homeowners are incorporating antique and vintage furnishings in home design. Items with handmade workmanship with attention to detail. One of a kind items that can add a classical beauty to any room. Old items in grandma’s closet maybe more valuable than you think.