This article is written by renowned jewelry expert and author, C. Jeanenne Bell, G.G., and is an excerpt from the just-published new edition of Answers to Questions About Old Jewelry, 8th Ed. One of my favorite sections in the article appears near the beginning, where Bell states: “The jewelry of the 1860s and ’70s is...
In the Buck Stops Here column Melanie C. Thomas explores Victorian jewelry, examining the history behind this brilliant category of baubles, evolution of design, and tips for avoiding the frustration sometimes associated with authenticating pieces.
Pieces from notable collections fetched a record-setting $6 million during the Fine Jewelry and Timepieces April 6-8 at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers’. Leading all lots was a .06 carat emerald cut diamond which realized $464,500, against a presale estimate of $250,000 to $300,000.
Cordier Auctions’ Jewelry, Sterling, and Coin Auction in Dec. saw some sparkling results with a diamond filigree ring, an 8 carat opal brooch both finish as standouts of the sale.
More than 75 dealers will bring world-class antiques exhibits to South Florida Feb. 6-10, during The Naples Art, Antique and Jewelry Show.
A stunning natural pink diamond is one of more than 500 lots being offered Dec. 8 by Cowan's Auctions at its Fine Jewelry and Timepieces auction. Presale predictions place the pink diamond in the running for top lot, possibly realizing more than $75,000.
Tim's Auctions is holding an online-only estates auction totaling more than 500 lots in a wide array of antiques categories will be held on Sunday, Nov. 17.
More than 350 fresh-to-the-market items of interest to antiques and collectibles aficionados will be sold Nov. 2 beginning at 11 a.m. (EST) in a Florida estates auction hosted by Matheson’s Auctions.
Shown here is a diverse array of fine vintage designer jewelry sold during Bonhams’ Salon Jewelry & Watches auction held Sept. 30, 2013.
A fresh collection of fine artworks assembled in the 1950s and ’60s is offered in Morphy Auctions’ Nov. 1-2 Fine & Decorative Art auction.