In the art and antiques market, the jewellery category spans the millennia from ancient artefacts fit for Cleopatra herself to modern branded wares by famous French and American ateliers. This may include objects of significant intrinsic worth – valued for the gemstones and precious metals from which they were made – but also objects fashioned from more humble materials that are appreciated simply for the excellence of their design.
Jewellery dealer SJ Phillips to make Mayfair’s Bruton Street its new home17 January 2017
Antique jewellery dealer SJ Phillips is moving out of Bond Street next month to a second floor of Bruton Street in Mayfair.
Surrey Police call on antiques trade to help track down stolen Victorian ring10 January 2017
Police are appealing to the antiques trade to look out for a rose gold Victorian ring that was among a collection of jewellery stolen from a home in Godalming, Surrey.
Review of the Year 2016 - Picks of the Year29 December 2016
Here are five of ATG's ‘best of the best’ picks of the week from 2016 – all remarkable both for their price and the stories they tell.
Christie’s France turns hand to retail with Christmas pop-up shop12 December 2016
If a Chanel snow globe, a Fabergé bracelet or a blue table by Yves Klein are on the list for Father Christmas this year then head to Christie’s Paris showroom this weekend.
Museums offered chance to buy metal detectorist’s Bronze Age gold torc29 November 2016
A 3000-year old torc found in a field in east Cambridgeshire is one of the largest and heaviest to be unearthed in the UK.
Dealers Wartski buy metal detectorist’s medieval ring17 October 2016
This late medieval marriage ring, unearthed by a metal detectorist last year in North Yorkshire, has been sold to London dealers Wartski for a five-figure sum after a private deal was negotiated by independent valuer Mark Littler.
Russian diamond necklaces with Imperial connections given $10m pitch11 October 2016
Two Russian diamond necklaces, with links to Peter the Great and Catherine the Great, will be auctioned by Sotheby’s in Geneva next month with a $10m estimate.
The Australian gold rush of 2016 – bracelet takes £57,000 in Chorley’s auction30 September 2016
A remarkable Australian gold rush era bracelet was sold by Chorley’s of Prinknash Abbey Park earlier this month for £57,000. The buyer was an Australian private collector.
Amber necklaces take top spot at Birmingham auction08 September 2016
Buyers at a recent Fellows auction in Birmingham showed the strength in the market for amber.
Historic Bolton jeweller to shift all stock before closing doors08 September 2016
A historic jewellers in Bolton is in the process of closing after reporting that the decline of the high street and the rise of the internet made trading impossible for them.
‘Outsourcing’ of hallmarks: the trade view02 September 2016
Opposition to the ‘outsourcing’ of UK hallmarks overseas is gathering momentum in the trade. Campaigners say the use of British hallmarks in India threatens a 700-year-old system for stamping precious metals.
Export bar for Queen Victoria’s coronet sold by London dealer30 August 2016
A temporary export bar has been placed on the coronet designed for Queen Victoria by her husband Prince Albert, giving UK buyers an opportunity to raise the £5m (plus £1m VAT) asking price to keep it in the country.
Hatton Garden jewellery quarter under threat from rent hikes25 August 2016
The imminent arrival of Crossrail services in London are threatening the character of the Hatton Garden jewellery quarter.
Forum Auctions move into jewellery08 August 2016
New London books and works on paper specialists Forum Auctions plan to hold their first jewellery and watches sale in November following the appointment of Andrea de Miglio as the head of a new department.
Memento mori jewellery deadly serious at auction27 July 2016
A skull and crossbones ring or a skeleton on a chain are now likely to be seen hanging from a Goth looking like they have just stepped out of a Tim Burton film or heading for the biannual Whitby music fest.
Jewellery firms withdraw from Biennale after changes to direction and layout of Paris fair11 July 2016
The 28th edition of the Paris ‘Biennale des Antiquaires’ will include a radical shake-up of its jewellery content.
Symbolic & Chase catch second space on Bond Street07 July 2016
Jewellery specialists Symbolic & Chase have doubled the size of their premises with a move into an additional floor of their building in Mayfair.
Blue diamond sets new auction record19 May 2016
The Oppenheimer Blue diamond set the world record for any jewel sold at auction at Christie’s Geneva yesterday.
New jewellery and antiques fair launched in Miami05 May 2016
The Palm Beach Show Group have announced the launch of a new fair in Miami Beach.
A mouldy caravan, an old bureau, a hidden drawer and the diamond brooch hiding within27 April 2016
A rotting old caravan propped up on a farm might not sound like the kind of place you’d expect to discover a valuable family heirloom. But for a Devon-based furniture restorer, it proved just that when they found an Art Deco brooch believed to be a rare piece hiding within the contents of the van.
- Fine Art & Antiques
- 17 Jan 2017 - 10:30 AM
- Bristol Auctions
- Antiques & Collectables
- 19 Jan 2017 - 09:55 AM
- Adam Partridge
- Antiques & Fine Art with Stamps & Ephemera
- 19 Jan 2017 - 10:00 AM
- Gerrards Auction Rooms
- Two-Day Sale of Fine Arts, Antiques, Jewellery, Silver & Quality Collectables
- 19 Jan 2017 - 10:00 AM
- Collectors' Sale followed by Furniture & Design for Home & Garden
- 19 Jan 2017 - 17:00 PM
- Rye Auction Galleries
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