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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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Fine Jewelry Auction at Doyle- Part Two

Fine Jewelry Auction at Doyle- Part Two

A conversation with Ann Lange Senior Vice President/Executive Director, Jewelry at Doyle Auctioneers and Appraisers Recently, I had the opportunity to speak with Ann Limer Lange, Senior Vice President/ Executive Director, Jewelry at Doyle Auctioneers & Appraisers in New York. Even though Ann was busy with the Jewelry Online Auctions at Doyle (taking place every two weeks during the lockdown instead of every two months), she very kindly agreed to talk with me on the phone. Ann joined Doyle in…

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Fine Jewelry Auction at Doyle-Part One

Fine Jewelry Auction at Doyle-Part One

Pearl Jewellery Pieces for A Novice Collector Doyle Auctioneers & Appraisers are currently having their Fine Jewelry Sale in New York. Online bidding is live and the pieces on offer are nothing short of fabulous. The auction itself will start on at 10:00 am EDT Tuesday, May 5th. However, absentee online bids can be placed right up to 8:00 am EDT on the auction day. I am fascinated by auctions and the pearl jewellery pieces that come up for sale….

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Beautiful Pearls at Sotheby’s Fine Jewels Online Auction in New York

Beautiful Pearls at Sotheby’s Fine Jewels Online Auction in New York

Sotheby’s Fine Jewels Online Auction is currently live in New York and there is a fabulous offering of jewels and fine jewelry. Online bidding started on April 20th and will continue through April 29th. My interest in the auction was first and foremost pearls, but many of the other jewelry pieces on offer were also quite amazing. The pearl jewelry selection for the auction is relatively small, but even then, they are outstanding. Here are the pieces I loved the…

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Beautiful Pearl Jewelry at Christie’s Jewels Online April Auction

Beautiful Pearl Jewelry at Christie’s Jewels Online April Auction

Christies’ Jewels Online auction is currently live and there are about 150 jewels on offer including pieces from renowned jewelers like Bulgari, Cartier, David Webb, Tiffany & Co., Van Cleef & Arpels and Verdura to name a few. Online bidding started on April 13th and will continue until 24th April. The pearl jewelry on offer is lovely as expected and includes some remarkable pieces. Here are the pieces I’m rooting for: Lot 49: Cultured Pearl and Diamond Bracelet Estimate: USD…

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Fine Jewels at Sotheby’s Online Auction in London

Fine Jewels at Sotheby’s Online Auction in London

In these times of uncertainty and anxiety, one of the things that brings cheer to the heart is beauty. That is what underlines the one of a kind jewelry pieces on offer at Sotheby’s Fine Jewels Online Auction in London. From contemporary and vintage to antique pieces, the auction catalogue has something for every taste and jewelry preference. The auction catalogue is easy to navigate. Items can be searched by different categories, including name of creator or artist, or by…

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