Being involved in the antiques and collectibles community we are privy to some amazing and inspiring things, and in her latest The Buck Stops Here column, Melanie C. Thomas shares a few of the things that inspire her most, the customers she's met at her Gettysburg shop.
A seldom-seen 19th century George Shiebler sterling silver sugar and creamer set, with elaborate spider figurines perched on top, may fetch $7,500 during the July 26-27 auction offered by Crescent City Auction Gallery.
Rubbies, emeralds, pearls and more, set in brooches, necklaces and earrings will take center stage July 25-28 during the New York Antique Jewelry & Watch Show.
The Corning Museum of Glass’ new exhibition “René Lalique: Enchanted by Glass” examines the lifework of the renowned artist, paying tribute to his resilient spirit of innovation.
The 37th annual Antique Jewelry & Art Conference - "Jewelry Camp" will be held in New York this summer, during which the first “Women of Estate & Antique Jewelry” award will be presented.
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 Ceylon sapphire and pearl necklace by Harry Winston led the charge in John Moran's HQ Jewley and Luxury Auction May 21, selling for $138,000.
A baroque-style brass clock, marked Tiffany & Co., may fetch $3,000 at Stephenson's May 31, as part of an 800-lot sale of items from a single-owner collection.