June 2013, on sale 2nd May
This month in Homes & Antiques...
* Chic deco looks for your home
* Gatsby-inspired jaunts
* Buying antique pearls
* Beautiful blue and white china
* Four stunning homes
* And lots more!
Decorating: a touch of glamour
The film sets of The Great Gatsby might seem impossibly luxe but there is a way to recreate the mood at home – we show you how!
To mark the release of Baz Luhrmann’s sumptuous adaptation of The Great Gatsby, we bring you a host of 1920s-inspired events to enjoy.
Discovering blue and white china
Katherine Sorrell delves into the exotic history of blue and white ceramics and identifies the pieces that are highly sought after by collectors today.
Four real homes
This month’s real homes include an idyllic lakeside cabin in New York State and a Georgian farmhouse with fabulously opulent interiors.
Antiques of the future
Dynamic curves and energetic shapes flow through Rauni Higson’s silverware and her unique designs are attracting attention from many.
Our guide to pearl jewellery
Pearls have long been a symbol of rank and royalty. Geoffrey Munn explores the lustrous history of pearl jewellery and reveals the best places to buy pieces now.
Art deco at Eltham Palace
We visit Eltham Palace, the beautifully preserved Jazz Age residence of the Courtauld family, for its biannual art deco fair.
The perfect bedroom
Katie Hallett reveals the top tips and trends for creating the bedroom of your dreams - from easy-to-wash folding pillows to adjustable beds.
Collecting flower containers
Florist Emma Vowles knows how to makes plants look good and she shows us how it’s done with her large collection of varied vintage containers.
Plus: vintiquing in Zurich, news from recent auctions and much more!