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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of antique.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In bookbinding, finished in antique style.


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  • Chippendale and Sheraton design which, though fresh from the workman's hands, looked older than the originals from which they had been plagiarized; also I recall a Jacobean refectory table, the legs of which appeared to have been eaten half away by time, but which had, in reality, been "antiqued" with a stiff wire brush.

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  • This echoes the long-established yen for "antiqued" furniture or "distressed" jeans: imperfection implies character, imposed by artificial means.

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  • Hand painted faces, grungy limbs, and the classic "antiqued" appearance fills the crafts fairs and the handmade categories on Ebay and Etsy.


  • However, some people have taken to wear silver that has tarnished edges for an "antiqued" look.

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  • They are available in a variety of sizes and different metals and finishes such as antiqued copper, gold-plated, gunmetal, and silver-plated. Jewelry Making

  • The "antiqued" look makes me think that any minute now some rabbit will be running by with a pocket watch. lol

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  • I then used the ink that was on the ink blending tool to add additional ink distressing around the edges of the image as well as all over the surface to provide a more "antiqued" look.

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  • This one has a cupcake tin, cupcake and cookbook, all with antiqued gold finishes.

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  • Otherwise, everything was assembled by set designers, including the faux mirrors which are actually antiqued plastic.

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  • The Cottlingley Fae's clothing is handmade and consists of: Underskirt of antiqued cheesecloth, dusky green fabric skirt, gold tone bells, copper wire armband and copper wire headband embellished with yellow and green seed beads - topped with a jagged amethyst crystal.

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