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Learn more about our store, history and even new merchandise for sale in our Cincinnati Ohio store, including antiques, jewelry, furniture and much much more. To see just some of the many fantastic items we have for sale, check out the Legacies Facebook page. For even more options, visit our retail store. All proceeds benefit the Cancer Support Community of Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky!

Swarovski earrings

Still Popular 129 Years Later: Swarovski Jewelry

Swarovski jewelry was born in 1892 when Daniel Swarovski, the son of an Austrian glasscutter, patented a machine that could cut glass into crystals that were virtually indistinguishable from diamonds. To make a Swarovski crystal, quartz sand, potash, sodium carbonate … Continue reading

mid century modern drawers

What is Midcentury Modern? How Can You Tell? Why is It Popular?

“Midcentury modern” is a hot buzzword. So-called midcentury furniture and design are everywhere–on TV show sets, in fashion and hip restaurants. But what does midcentury modern really means? The word is used very loosely to describe furniture, architecture and graphic … Continue reading

fine china

Identifying Your China Maker, Pattern and Value

If you have acquired heirloom china or glassware, you are probably wondering the name of the manufacturer and the pattern name—along with whether your possessions are of particular value. Here are some clues: The Type There are three main kinds … Continue reading

Jewelry Event at Legacies Starting March 20th!

Legacies invites you to stop in and check out our March Madness Jewelry Event starting March 20th and running until April 4th. We will be offering our largest selection of costume jewelry at our deepest discounts. Get ready for spring … Continue reading

kitchen items

Kitchenware Event Starts on March 2nd!

It’s that time again! Our annual Kitchenware event is here! Join us as we showcase a wide selection of new and gently used small kitchen appliances, modern and vintage cookware, table ware, and serving pieces. Some featured brands include Cuisinart, KitchenAid, … Continue reading

consigned jewelry

Legacies Is Looking For High End Jewelry For Their Big Jewelry Event

Now through the end of the year! Legacies is launching its annual high end jewelry event for our 26th Anniversary and we’re looking for consignors and donors of: •    Gold •    Silver •    Gemstones (Diamonds, Emeralds, Sapphires, Rubies, etc.) •    … Continue reading

hermes scarf

Yes, Legacies Sells Hermès Scarves in Cincinnati!

Since 1937, Hermès’ hand-hemmed, 65-gram silk scarves made from the cocoons of 250 mulberry moths have never gone out of style. Queen Elizabeth II, Jackie Kennedy Onassis and Audrey Hepburn made these gorgeous accessories must-haves, and today’s celebrities keep them … Continue reading

fossil watch

Where to Save on Preowned Wristwatches in Cincinnati

In the market for a designer watch? Shocked at the prices and lack of availability? Here’s a secret: you can find a distinctive, name-brand watch at Legacies, the Upscale Resale shop in Hyde Park Plaza. And no one will ever … Continue reading

coach purse

Where to Save on Designer Purses in Cincinnati

Shopping for a classy shoulder bag or tote in Cincinnati? They can be hard to find or require long waits. And the prices can take your breath away. A great place to look for bargains is Legacies Upscale Resale. We … Continue reading

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Legacies Has Reopened! New Hours (COVID-19 UPDATE)

Updated 6/10/2020 We’ve Reopened! Legacies has reopened as of June 9th, 2020 with new shortened hours: *Tuesday – Saturday: 10am – 5pm 10am – 11am reserved for at-risk shoppers Sunday: 12pm – 4pm (We’ll be closed Mondays). Masks are required … Continue reading

Shop at Legacies This Holiday Season!

Here it is again: the rush and bustle of the year-end holidays. Instead of fighting crowds at the mall, try something different for 2019 by shopping at Legacies Upscale Resale store. You’ll find a wonderland of furniture, textiles, dishware and … Continue reading

High End Jewelry Sale and Legacies 25th Silver Anniversary

WHAT: High End Jewelry Sale and Legacies 25th Silver Anniversary WHEN: Monday October 14th 2019 from 5 – 7 pm. WHERE: Legacies Hyde Park Plaza 3854 Paxton Ave. Cincinnati, OH 45209 GET DIRECTIONS Join us for hors d’ouevres, wine and sweets! … Continue reading

Take a Peek Inside Legacies Upscale Resale

Whatever you are looking for, be it jewelry, furniture, art, kitchenware, rugs, crystal, holiday décor or antiques, chances are you can find it at Legacies Upscale Resale in Cincinnati’s Hyde Park plaza. A stroll through the aisles of our store … Continue reading

antique furniture at legacies

Looking For Gently Used Furniture? Come To Legacies!

You’re interested in looking for a new piece of furniture, but there are so many options in the Cincinnati area. What to do!? How about a consignment shop? Yes! How about Legacies Upscale Resale, conveniently located in the Hyde Park … Continue reading

consignment jewelry at Legacies in Cincinnati

The Benefits of Shopping at Consignment Stores for Jewelry

You’ve probably heard about the benefits of shopping at consignment stores for clothes. You enjoy a wide selection of clothes across the price spectrum. Sometimes you can find luxury branded clothes still in the plastic that the person couldn’t return … Continue reading

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