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Fine and Important Jewellery Auction at Hindman

Fine and Important Jewellery Auction at Hindman

So many treasures to be found! Hindman is having its end of the year Fine and Important Jewelry auction on December 7, 2020. This sale will be held at their Chicago offices and will be open for bidding live as well as online. Recognised as one of the leading international fine auction houses, Hindman conducts over a hundred auctions annually, in many different categories such as fine jewellery, fine art, manuscripts and books and couture, to name a few. The…

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A Week of Beautiful Jewels at Bonhams-California

A Week of Beautiful Jewels at Bonhams-California

The middle of July marks a busy time for Bonhams Jewels. With three back to back Jewelry auctions taking place at their London, Knightsbridge and California offices, this is bound to be an eventful time for their Jewelry Department. California Jewels, July 16th, 2020, starting at 10:00 am PDT At the California Jewels Auction, I found colours reigning supreme! The pieces with pearls and bold coloured pairing of enamel or intaglio caught my eye, and in one case, exquisite multicoloured…

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Exceptional Pearl Jewelry Pieces at Sotheby’s Fine Jewels Auction in Geneva

Exceptional Pearl Jewelry Pieces at Sotheby’s Fine Jewels Auction in Geneva

Sotheby’s Geneva is currently having their Fine Jewels Auction. Lots start closing on July 15th EDT There is an exceptional selection of fine jewelry pieces coming up for sale at this auction, including jewels from Chopard’s ‘Animal World’ collection, pieces from Van Cleef & Arpels as well as Tiffany & Co. and even a pair of exquisite earrings from Emmanuel Tarpin. My interest, however, revolved around pearl jewelry pieces and I was amazed by the beauty and variety of the…

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A Week of Beautiful Jewels at Bonhams-Knightsbridge

A Week of Beautiful Jewels at Bonhams-Knightsbridge

With three back to back Jewelry auctions, this week will probably be very exciting and busy at Bonhams’ Jewelry Department. Knightsbridge Jewels July 15th, 2020, starting at 11:00 am BST The Knightsbridge Jewels Auction is set for this coming Wednesday, and the catalogue does not disappoint. There are many beautiful lots and the ones that I chose to write about are more contemporary pieces, mostly unsigned, but featuring beautiful cultured pearls and diamonds. Lot 42: A Cultured Pearl and Diamond…

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A Week of Beautiful Jewels at Bonhams-London

A Week of Beautiful Jewels at Bonhams-London

Coming up this week, Bonhams is having three back to back jewelry auctions. London Jewels takes place on 14th July, Knightsbridge Jewels on the 15th and California Jewels on the 16th. I can tell that this is going to be a very busy and exciting week at Bonhams Jewels. I have been perusing the online catalogues for all three sales for the past few days and it has been near impossible to say which lots I love the most. Nevertheless,…

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An interview with Carole Gordon, Head of the Jewellery Department at Bonhams Knightsbridge

An interview with Carole Gordon, Head of the Jewellery Department at Bonhams Knightsbridge

The Knightsbridge Jewels Online auction is currently live at Bonhams International Auction House, featuring beautiful jewelry pieces from Cartier, Graff, Tiffany & Co. and Bulgari to name a few. Located in London’s fashionable Knightsbridge area, right across from Harrods, Bonhams Knightsbridge saleroom holds nine jewelry auctions every year, making it the UK leader in mid-market jewelry sales. Carole Gordon is the Head of the Jewellery Department at Bonham Knightsbridge. Carole previously worked at the British Gemmological Association (Gem-A) as a…

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Gorgeous Pearl Jewelry Pieces Sell at Sotheby’s Joaillerie Paris Auction

Gorgeous Pearl Jewelry Pieces Sell at Sotheby’s Joaillerie Paris Auction

June 11th saw the Joaillerie Paris Auction take place at Sotheby’s in France. Originally scheduled for June 10th, some technical difficulties led to its postponement by a day. For me, that one day’s wait meant that my anticipation and expectation went up a decibel or two! I followed four lots from this auction, each one featuring stunning pearl jewelry pieces. These included a lovely natural pearl and diamond necklace from the 1930s (Lot 22) a pair of beautiful cultured pearl…

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Bonhams Knightsbridge Jewels Online Auction

Bonhams Knightsbridge Jewels Online Auction

Bonhams International Auction House is currently having their Knightsbridge Jewels Online auction in London. This is an online only auction which starts today, June 10th, 2020 and is scheduled to run until June 23rd, 2020. While Bonhams holds more than 150 auctions annually at their Knightsbridge, London location, it is their Knightsbridge Jewels sale which is a much-anticipated event for collectors and lovers of fine and high jewelry all over the world. Since this auction is an online only event,…

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