“I’m very excited”, says Porretta, “The new store will be buying and selling a wide variety of antiques and collectibles, from Georgian glass and silver to vintage audio, musical instruments and records. With over 20ft of jewellery cases, we will have an interesting selection of estate and vintage designer jewellery on hand and are always looking for interesting pieces. A reputable gold and silver buyer will also be available to purchase your scrap precious metals.”
“The accent for all of our products and services will be on quality”, explains Porretta. “In addition to the antiques and collectibles, our professional services include a same day accredited appraisal service, art restoration for your damaged paintings and picture frame repair and gilding.” Luis is also qualified to help you with your estate disposal needs, and is currently accepting items for a forthcoming auction he’s organizing on the mainland in September.
With over thirty years of experience in the antiques trade, Luis has established himself as a knowledgeable, personable and reputable dealer in antiques. Training under Elizabeth Jennings at Sotheby’s before striking out into the private sector, Luis has owned antique stores in both the UK and Ireland and founded art societies and galleries in Medway, UK and County Cork in Ireland. He maintains an extensive local, national and international network of contacts within the industry, which gives his customers and clients access to exceptional pieces and ensures his advice is current.
Luis invites you to drop in and say “hello” Find Luis Porretta Fine Arts at #205-4750 Rutherford Road in Nanaimo, or contact him via phone ((250) 760-0501) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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