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The future for country estates is uncertain at the best of times, but as Britain prepares to leave the EU, landowners are seeking ever more creative ways of generating income.Read more about Country estates and diversification: handing over the baton
While it’s well known that there’s money to be made in all manner of tangible assets ranging from gold to wine, the growth potential of the violin has remained a comparative secret.Read more about Violins: investing when there really are strings attached
Less flashy than diamonds yet with an inherent beauty and glamour, pearls have risen faster in value than any other form of jewellery over the past decade. Zoe Dare Hall considers the investment potential of one of nature’s most precious gifts.Read more about Return of the Pearl
Art as an investment is a risky business, but provided you only buy works you like, there’s enjoyment – and sometimes even profit – to be had in trying to spot the next big star, as Alastair Smart explainsRead more about A brush with greatness
Digital technology is changing the way we view art, making it difficult to tell originals apart from top-quality reproductions. So what might that mean for the investment market?Read more about Putting a Price on Paint...and Pixels
The art of the enameller reached its zenith with the Art Nouveau movement and today, famous names such as Fabergé and Lalique command record prices at auction.Read more about Enamel jewellery: Fired with enthusiasm
It’s vital to know your beloved’s ear lobes and hand size, says jewellery designer Monica Bortolin-Cossa. And if you can afford them go for natural coloured stonesRead more about A guide to buying diamonds
Rhodium, titanium, palladium and platinum jewellery can outshine goldRead more about Show some metal!
Our guide to holidays a thousand miles from the package tourRead more about Far-flung, untrodden and serene: six trips of a lifetime
Branching out is a good thing, but in taking steps to avoid stepping on each other’s toes, it’s vital that important details don’t fall through the gapsRead more about Diversification bears fruit
Connoisseurs of Scotch are sniffing out the unique flavours that develop in each individual barrelRead more about That's the spirit: why single-cask malt is the whisky of choice
In the age of low interest rates, sporting collectibles are a sure-fire way to get a returnRead more about You can't miss if you invest in a quality shotgun
We take a look at some the art world’s biggest forgeries to decipher just how big an issue fake art is within the industryRead more about 5 of the World’s Biggest Art Forgeries
If you look after your art collection well it will have a positive impact on its long-term value.Read more about Top tips for protecting your art
A disaster recovery plan is crucial should the worst happen to your estate or country home.Read more about How Robust Is Your Estate's Disaster Recovery Plan?
Concern over high profile household burglariesRead more about High Profile Burglaries
Buying insurance direct is easy. Buying the right insurance, however, can be very difficult indeed. Find out why you should use a broker!Read more about 10 Reasons Why You Should Use an Insurance Broker
Should the time come for your assets to passed on will your loved ones know where to look for them?Read more about Hiding your valuables - do your loved ones know where to look?
Owning an estate brings with it responsibilities far greater than those of the ordinary householder.Read more about Protecting Your Estate For The Future
Why it pays to have a broker – case studyRead more about Why it pays to have a broker – case study
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