LAS VEGAS — Magnificent antique jewelry and gems will be showcased by more than 300 nationally and internationally renowned dealers at The Las Vegas Antique Jewelry & Watch Show during Jewelry Week in Las Vegas. The four-day show opens June 3 and runs through June 6, 2010, at the MGM Grand. (The JCK Show runs June 4-7 at the Sands Expo & Convention Center.)
Dealers will exhibit rare and unusual historical antique and vintage pieces, gemstones, and watches from famous brands including Cartier, Rolex, Tiffany’s, Harry Winston, Patek Philippe and Van Cleef & Arpels.
“This is a great time to buy antique and estate jewelry,” said Andrea Canady, fair director for the Las Vegas Antique Jewelry & Watch Show. “As the largest antique jewelry and watch show devoted solely to the trade only, we’re excited to provide our attendees with the best selection of merchandise the market has seen in many years. This show also remains one of the best venues for building valuable and lasting client relationships.”
Dealers at the show will exhibit extraordinary jewelry and watches from famous brands including Cartier, Rolex, Tiffany’s, Harry Winston, David Webb, Patek Philippe and Van Cleef & Arpels. Much of the merchandise available is signed and many pieces have extensive provenances detailing previous ownership by celebrities or royalty.
Some of the rare items available at the show:
• B&R Trading, based in New York City, will display this amazing 7.34 carat pigeon blood Burmese ruby and diamond ring.
• Jacob’s Diamond & Estate Jewelry, based Los Angeles, is featuring this rare late Victorian Brooch, circa 1900. It is mounted in 18 karat yellow gold, featuring amethyst, carved ivory, diamonds and pearls.
• Joden World Resources, based in Grove City, Pennsylvania, exhibits this beautiful platinum pendant with a carved coral cameo, two natural pearls and diamonds.
• McTeigue Since 1885, based in New York City, is showcasing this magnificent Art Deco with 13.86 carats of square sapphire and 8.40 carats of baguette diamond bracelet in a platinum mounting.
• Morelle Davidson, based in London, will display this breathtaking 18 karat yellow gold plique-a-jour diamond and emerald dragonfly brooch.
• Provockative Gems, based in New York City, is featuring this wonderful diamonds and gemstones bracelet.
• Robin Katz Vintage Jewels, based in New York City, represents this exquisite 22 karat gold hinged cuff bracelet consisting of plaques depicting Greek symbols in relief, possibly the mythological Phoenix and Lyre, in a beautiful muted palette of multi-colored enameling, circa 1970’s.
• Summerfield’s Unique Antique & Fine Jewelry, based in Beverly Hills, has this gorgeous large gold and multi-colored sapphire locket, circa 1890. The locket is engraved with Peony flowers, some inset with round sapphires of assorted colors, total weight approximately 3.00 carats. The locket measures almost 2 inches in diameter.
• Yafa, based in New York City, is showcasing these stunning 18 karat gold, diamond, emerald and sapphire earrings. They are signed Van Cleef and Arpels.
Show hours are from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 3, through Saturday, June 5, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 6. A one-time admission of $15 is valid for all four days of the show.
The MGM Grand is offering exceptional discounted hotel room rates to dealers and trade visitors to the show: $79 Sunday, May 30, through Thursday, June 3; $119 on Friday, June 4 and Saturday, June 5; $79 on Sunday, June 6, and Monday, June 7. To make a reservation, call 877-880-0880, and mention discount code ANT142.
For additional show information, call 239-732-6642 or visit www.VegasAntiqueJewelry.com.
The Las Vegas Antique Jewelry & Watch Show is produced by GLM®. Information about GLM is available online at www.glmshows.com.
Additional information can be found at www.usantiqueshows.com.
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