A Touch of Greenery with Négrel Antiques

Can you think of a better way to start fresh than an invigorating hue? Pantone has named Greenery the Color of the Year for 2017, and how appropriate, given that green is symbolic of rejuvenation and good luck! Our heads have been spinning thinking of the new possibilities that this color brings, but it is bold, and that can give many people pause in using it in their home. We wanted to share some ideas on how Greenery enlivened our spaces and pieces. Maybe it can do the same for you!...   read full post »

posted on 2/16/2017

   

Négrel Antiques: The Brilliance of Lighting

Choose lighting to illuminate your home and inspire your soul in 2017! We've found a number of inspiration installations of stunning lighting fixtures that reminded us of pieces in our own collection. Wouldn't you love to see one of these remarkable chandeliers in your home?...   read full post »

posted on 1/18/2017

   

How Cathy and Pierre Négrel brought Antique French Flair to the Austin Scene

When you meet Cathy and Pierre Négrel, you simultaneously marvel at their contradictory personalities and also how wonderfully cute they are together. He is quiet and charming, with a cool exterior punctuated by hilarious one-liners. Oh, he's funny. Funny without even knowing that he's funny....   read full post »

posted on 11/30/2016

   

Captivating Copper: Négrel Antiques Explores History

Much like the surging obsession with gold, the price of copper has skyrocketed in recent years and the rise in price has led to some unusual crime sprees. Thieves have been known to strip copper wiring from phone and utility cables and construction sites. And even a 122-year-old copper bell was sto...   read full post »

posted on 9/28/2016

   

Frenchspiration: Négrel Antiques Shares What We Like About France

What is there not to love about France? France has long been well-respected and world famous for its love of culture, art, history, science, philosophy, food, wine, and architecture. There is a reason why France had over 83 million foreign tourists last year and has among the most listed UNESCO site...   read full post »

posted on 8/31/2016

   

Négrel Antiques Staff Picks: Our Favorite Pieces

For this month's blog, we wanted to ask our staff to choose their favorite pieces from our inventory and describe what they liked about them. Little did we know that they would all give us so many! So this blog has become a testament to the amazing group of passionate people that we have on our team...   read full post »

posted on 7/27/2016

   

Négrel Antiques: New & Noteworthy

Imagine, we crossed the Atlantic Ocean, landed in France! And, after more than 3,500 kilometers driving from Marseille to L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue to Lyon to Villefranche-sur-Saone back down to Avignon then to Montpellier and back up north....well, you get the drift...we put together a 40-foot container...   read full post »

posted on 6/29/2016

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