Thus, a differentiated investment portfolio which includes art obliges the collector: on the one hand to pay attention on the value of the artworks, but also to engage in an active life with those artworks s/he collects. The so-called “blue chips” artworks, those with a guaranteed capital appreciation, are those that are of high-quality and have a constant value. Those are saleable in good and bad times.
From all the above, it becomes evident that in investing in silver, one should have the right tools and information to judge. Economical and art historical knowledge and a hands-on experience with the objects play a capital role. Besides having by one’s side the right specialists or art dealers, the collectors and investors themselves became in the twentieth-century even more empowered, through the many possibilities of being and staying informed. One can observe thus, that collectors are more conscious on the quality of silver and more selective in their choices.
Nevertheless, the relation of a person to art is and can be emotional. With the objects of silver, there is moreover a sensory side which cannot be ignored when one wants to acquire them. Most certainly, emotion is not a good advisor for investment, however, art has not only an economical value. Aesthetics, touch and an invitation to think and reflect on emotions, life and history are an essential part of art. All this, a good value of silver and love for the material should be the criteria for acquiring silver objects.
We would be very delighted to accompany you through the rewarding journey of historical silver. Helga Matzke makes no compromises when it goes for the quality and authenticity of objects. These and love for the silver object are our credo and we hope to hear from you and help you build up wonderful historical silver collections!
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