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What to Buy in Resale Shops

People find all kinds of treasures in second-hand, thrift and consignment shops. Here are some of the more popular categories of merchandise we carry at Legacies Upscale Resale in Hyde Park Plaza: Furniture Our sturdy used furnishings are of the highest quality, but if a style seems dated, you can repurpose it with paint, or […]Read More

Where Can I Make the Most Consigning Furniture, Art and Jewelry?

moneyThere are several consignment shops in Cincinnati. But they each offer different terms, so shop around, particularly if your pieces are of high value. The Best Deal Around: Legacies Upscale Resale Legacies in Hyde Park Plaza is the only consignment store in the Cincinnati area that provides a 50/50 split with consignors, while supporting a […]Read More

Knowing What You are Getting When you Buy Silver

jewelry from legacies in CincinnatiSilver is malleable, ductile and harder than gold. At Legacies Upscale Resale, we sell utensils, tableware and jewelry made of pure silver and silver alloys. Three common types of silver customers ask for in a vintage jewelry store are Italian Silver, Mexican Silver, and Regular Silver. Italian Silver “Italian silver” or “Italian sterling silver” is […]Read More

Shopping Local for Your Home in Cincy 

gently used furniture at LegaciesWe’re all trying to shop locally more often these days. Not only is it good for the environment and the local economy, but you can often find things in small locally-owned stores not available at the big box warehouses. One of the most unique places to get retail therapy in Cincinnati for your home is […]Read More

Legacies: A Great Alternative to Donating to Goodwill

consignment furniture at legaciesGot 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