It's a busy enough time of year without having to wrack your brains for original Christmas presents but fear not, Homes & Antiques are here to help. As many an antiques hunter will agree, an old piece makes for a truly unique gift whether it's for children or adults (or big children of course). Scroll on to discover our favourite picks from the shops this season, with a mix of old, new and vintage finds. All you need to do is pick an era...
From cameos to Roman busts, bestow a gift fit for an emperor with this collection of classic finds
Inspire a budding collector with an arresting array of natural treasures and artefacts
Treat a lover of 20th-century style to a statement piece bursting with colour
Add a little glamour to your gifts with sinuous accessories in crisp white and burnished gold
ARTS AND CRAFTS
Take your cue from nature – choose wares old and new enriched with a rustic, handcrafted vibe
Pieces that shine are the order of the day in this tactile, decadent display
Enthral little minds with folk-style finds heaped in heritage
Photography: Carolyn Barber
Styling: Susie Clegg
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