Blog & Latest News for Legacies

Legacies: A Great Alternative to Donating to Goodwill

Got stuff you want to get rid of? You could go the online selling route, have an estate sale, donate to Goodwill, or try a middle ground: selling at Cincinnati consignment stores: Better than online selling because you get the stuff out of your house NOW, and if it doesn’t sell it will be considered […]Read More

Looking for a Fun Way to Make a Difference? Volunteer at Legacies

Legacies, an upscale resale shop that benefits Cancer Support Community (CSC), is made up of over 100 volunteers who work as sales associates, pricers, decorators, merchandisers, office assistants, repair people and data entry specialists. They like antiques and vintage treasures and enjoy spending a few hours a week in a top-quality Cincinnati consignment shop. Our […]Read More

How do Gold, Gold-Filled and Gold-Plated Differ?

Let’s start with some definitions: “Solid” gold jewelry is what Olympic medal winners bite, because gold is very soft. “Solid” gold pieces are usually not actually pure gold; they’re an alloy. But because it has the most gold, solid gold pieces are the most expensive and durable of all the jewelry you can find at […]Read More

Selling Collectibles on Consignment at Legacies

Have any antique or vintage furniture, kitchenware, artwork, decorative items, jewelry, scarves, belts or purses hanging around? Some of them might be worth quite a bit of money. We sell collectibles at Legacies Upscale Resale on consignment. We’ll happily help you determine whether your items are valuable—or not—and help you price them appropriately for quick […]Read More

Dressing You and Your Room for Zoom

working from homeWant to spice up your next Zoom call? Legacies Upscale Resale can help–and it won’t break the bank, either. If you have a big presentation, meeting or interview coming up, some extra touches–easy to find at Legacies–can amp up your confidence and cool factor. What to Wear 1. Real clothes You might feel more comfy with […]Read More

Blooming Classics Jewelry Event Begins May 3rd – May 31st, 2022

classic jewelryThis spring we want to highlight the Blossoming Classics in jewelry and we need your donations and consignments for our May event! Currently seeking the ‘new classics’ most desired by our buyers: Silver from around the world (Scandinavian, Mexican, Italian, Israeli) Organic Gemstones (Coral, Amber, Pearl) One-of-a-kind pieces from your globe-trotting travels! We are also […]Read More

Considering Selling on Consignment? How It Works

When you find yourself needing to dispose of a large number or variety of previously-treasured household items, it can be tricky figuring out what has true market value and what should go to Goodwill. Consignment at Legacies Upscale Resale is a simple process with no risk for the seller. If your items don’t sell quickly, […]Read More

Giving Your Inherited Jewelry New Life at Legacies Upscale Resale

When you find yourself needing to dispose of previously-owned jewelry, it can be tricky figuring out what has true market value and what should be melted down for cash. We can evaluate the pieces you want to sell/donate (jewelry initially priced at less than $15 is automatically considered donated and not consigned). We’ll help you […]Read More

Buying Vintage Henredon Furniture

HenredonHenredon is a high-quality brand long considered one of the best five furniture producers in the world. As such, it is also one of the most expensive, unless you are buying at consignment stores in Cincinnati like Legacies Upscale Resale in Cincinnati. The name Henredon, which comes from the first names or initials of the […]Read More

Finding Jewelry with Meaning

amethyst ringWhen shopping for special gemstone jewelry, a good place to try is the vintage jewelry store Legacies Upscale Resale. We sell jewelry with contemporary, vintage and antique gemstones at great prices. Our items are mostly pre-loved, but that makes them unique and extra-affordable. Birthstones Every birth month has an associated gemstone. Jewelry made with a […]Read More