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Strong Prices achieved on Ruby, Sapphire and Emeralds in the Auction market

March 31, 2014

Burmese rubies, Colombian emeralds and fine Kashmir, Ceylon and Burmese sapphires continue to be in high demand in the current International marketplace.  Size, origin and little (or lack of) treatment are of utmost importance.  In order to bring the high prices we are seeing in the current auction market, the stones must accompany a laboratory […]

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Art Deco Jewelry Sizzles

September 12, 2013

Since the May 2013 release of the Great Gatsby movie Art Deco jewelry has seen a strong resurgence.  Art Deco jewelry first appeared in France in the 1920’s and soon gained momentum in America during “roaring 20’s” boom representing the luxury, glamour, exuberance, and faith in social and technological progress of the 1920’s and early […]

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The Other Auction Houses A League of Their Own

August 11, 2013

Each auction season, while Christie’s and Sotheby’s garner sparkling headlines, thousands of pieces of beautiful, wearable and signed pieces of jewelry are being offered at the second-tier auction houses. These firms, including three with pedigrees as old as the megahouses, offer expert advice, viewings, estimates, certification and the whole range of back-office support — just […]

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