Their Story Continues...

I'm sure all businesses appreciate positive reviews, but one of our favorite accolades at Négrel Antiques is when our customers send us photos of their new favorite furniture and decorative pieces installed in their home. The best part of dealing in antiques and vintage finds is hearing the story that each table or mirror has to tell. And part of that story is the new home that we help find them. Come with us now as we take you on a tour at just a glimpse of all our happy customers!...   read full post »

posted on 6/29/2021

   

Bookmaking 101

There's something about books. Stories of any kind are wonderful for many reasons, and I certainly enjoy listening to Podcasts as much as anyone, but there's just something about holding a book in your hands. Feeling the cover and turning the page is a tactile experience that is so very unique and s...   read full post »

posted on 5/17/2021

   

Designer Showcase: Nathan Anthony

For those of you who don't know, Nathan Anthony is a remarkably creative furniture design firm based in California that produces hands-down some of the best looking and most well-made contemporary pieces we've seen. Having bought and sold old-world French antique furniture since 1994, we have a bias...   read full post »

posted on 4/20/2021

   

French Copper

If you think that copper cookware and decor is the greatest thing since sliced bread, you are definitely not alone. We have always had a penchant for the shiny stuff: chrome, polished silver, gilt, and yes copper. It strikes us as a wonderful confluence of warmth and cold in one spectacular material...   read full post »

posted on 3/9/2021

   

Pulling Their Own Weight

Ever wonder about the history of scales? They've become so ubiquitous, and these days digital, that we sometimes forget what fascinating necessity must have led to their invention. Let's take a quick look at how the scale came into our lives, and then we'll share some of our favorite scales that we'...   read full post »

posted on 1/26/2021

   

Perfect French Dinner Party

What makes the perfect French dinner party? You may assume that it's all about the food. And given how the French feel about food in general, you wouldn't be far off. But most French will attest that it's more about the people you're spending time with. And we will argue that the room you are in can...   read full post »

posted on 12/30/2020

   

David Alan Rugs

For years we've been friends with our colleague, Paul Alan Davison, the proprietor of David Alan Rugs, and his amazing team, Rod Avila and Fernando Hernandez. And, for years we have also been neighbors of the finest floor rug experts in Austin. Their selection and expertise has put them at the foref...   read full post »

posted on 11/24/2020

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