Cartier brooches

Art Deco brooches inspired by Eltham Palace emerge at Newbury auction

30 May 2024

Two Cartier brooches commissioned for Lady Courtauld and presented to her by her husband Sir Stephen Courtauld, with designs inspired by their Eltham Palace home, have come for sale at Dreweatts.

Burges brooch

Third Antiques Roadshow-discovered Burges brooch sells at auction

22 March 2024

A brooch by the great Victorian designer and architect William Burges, found with the help of the BBC’s Antiques Roadshow, has sold for £9500 at Leicestershire auction house Gildings.


Brooches concealing watches make striking auction prices

04 March 2024

Two fine Art Deco jewelled pendant brooches featuring miniature fob watches achieved strong results at Bonhams’ (28% buyer’s premium) London Jewels sale.

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Top stories this week including news of a Burges brooch discovered on the Antiques Roadshow coming to auction

14 January 2024

The most viewed stories on this website over the last week included news of a Gothic revival brooch designed by William Burges which was unveiled on the BBC’s Antiques Roadshow now heading to auction.

William Burges brooch

Third Burges brooch emerges at auction following Antiques Roadshow appearance

08 January 2024

The new discovery, unveiled on the BBC show Antiques Roadshow on Christmas Eve, comes for sale in Market Harborough on March 5.

Nun’s badge

Pick of the week: Mexican nun’s badge found in Norfolk

02 January 2024

The Christmas Gifts sale at TW Gaze in Diss included a rare example of 18th century Catholic colonial jewellery: a Mexican 'escudo de monja' or nun’s badge.


Brooch was ‘gift from Duke and Duchess of Windsor’

18 December 2023

The sale at Young’s (25% buyer’s premium) in Farnham, Surrey, on November 25 included jewels and objects of vertu with royal provenances.


An Etruscan Revival micro-mosaic brooch is among five lots to watch

04 December 2023

With estimates from £400, here are five previews of upcoming items.


The draw of a great sapphire and a great atelier

20 November 2023

Kashmir sapphires have acquired a near-legendary status, due to their lustrous cornflower colour, soft velvety texture and extreme rarity.

Royal Hesse Jubilee Brooch

Wartski uncovers famous Fabergé design for Royal brooch

16 October 2023

The original workshop drawing for a Fabergé jewel in the Royal Collection has been found in the Wartski archive.


A Viennese flower brooch is among five lots to watch

25 September 2023

With estimates from £200, here are five previews of items coming up at auction next week.


Arts & Crafts courtesy of jeweller Ella Naper and mentor Frederick James Partridge

04 September 2023

Jewellery from the estate of Ella Naper (1886-1972) was offered at Lay’s (21% buyer’s premium) in Lanner, Cornwall on August 10-11.


Art Deco brooch owned by Evelyn Clothier comes to Hindman

04 September 2023

The September 12 Important Jewellery auction at Hindman in Chicago includes this Art Deco diamond, jade, cabochon emerald and enamel brooch mounted in platinum.


Cherry pick: sapphire and diamond Cartier brooch comes to Dawsons

04 September 2023

The September 21 sale at Dawsons in Maidenhead includes this Cartier natural sapphire and diamond brooch designed as a single bloom of cherry blossom.


Belperron brooch blossoms at Yorkshire auction

04 September 2023

A chalcedony, sapphire and diamond flower brooch by Suzanne Belperron (1900-83) was included in Tennants’ (24% buyer’s premium) Fine Jewellery, Watches and Silver sale on July 15.

Suzanne Belperron brooch

Stunning Suzanne Belperron brooch stars in our pick of five auction highlights

28 July 2023

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes a diamond flower brooch by Suzanne Belperron (1900-83) that made over five times estimate in Yorkshire.


Presents for a princess from a queen

01 May 2023

This Art Deco sapphire and diamond brooch, c.1925, cased by Collingwood, was a gift to Princess Margaret from her grandmother Queen Mary, on her confirmation on April 15, 1946, when the princess was aged 15.


London jewellery firm Symbolic & Chase expands

13 March 2023

Symbolic & Chase is expanding its Old Bond Street premises from two to three floors with an opening scheduled for late April


Edwardian elegance emerges in New York auction

13 February 2023

The sale of Fine Jewellery and Luxury Handbags at Doyle New York on February 22 includes this Edwardian diamond, platinum and gold bow brooch.


A Rothschild with a passion for horses

14 November 2022

Dreweatts’ November 23 sale includes jewels from the collection of Renée Louise Marie de Rothschild (1927-2015).