Antique Silver Jewelry

vintage LaLaounis necklace

Fine jewelry auction shows market poised for strong comeback

Bonhams' April 19, 2012 jewelry auction grossed an unexpected $4.5 million, boosting the firm's outlook for the rest of the year. "We were thrilled to see some of our seasoned, experienced collectors return to the auction room after several years, as well as, eager new buyers," said Susan Abeles, Bonhams head of jewelry.