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Gavels 'n' Paddles: Certified jade ring, $11,800, Michaan's

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Certified jade ring, $11,800, Michaan's

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Certified jade ring, $11,800, Michaan’s Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A certified jade ring – a beautifully translucent jadeite cabochon offset by a wide band of 18kt white gold encrusted in over 50 diamonds – sold for $11,800 at an Estate Auction held June 1 by Michaan’s […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Diamond and platinum ring, $143,000, Clars Auction Gallery

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Diamond and platinum ring, $143,000, Clars Auction Gallery

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Diamond and platinum ring, $143,000, Clars Auction Gallery Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A stunning fancy brownish pink diamond, near colorless diamond and platinum ring sold for $143,000 at a Fine Art, Jewelry & Decoratives Auction held May 17-19 by Clars Auction Gallery in Oakland, Calif. Also, […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 6-ct. emerald cut diamond, $464,500, Leslie Hindman

Gavels 'n' Paddles: 6-ct. emerald cut diamond, $464,500, Leslie Hindman

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: 6-ct. emerald cut diamond, $464,500, Leslie Hindman Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall A 6.06-carat emerald cut diamond of rare Type Iia D color and potentially flawless clarity, sold for $464,500 at a Fine Jewelry & Timepieces Auction held April 6-8 by Leslie Hindman Auctioneers in Chicago, Ill. […]

Buying and Selling – Valuing Old Style Cut Diamonds

Buying and Selling – Valuing Old Style Cut Diamonds

Buying and Selling – Valuing Old Style Cut Diamonds The Antique Jewelry Marketplace by Edward Lewand (w/guest contributors) Over the last 20 years or so, old style “antique cut” or “old mine” diamond cuts have gained in popularity. Some feel they have a warmer feel to them and others feel they are brighter, but whatever […]

Buying and Selling Jewelry On-line

Buying and Selling Jewelry On-line

Buying and Selling Jewelry On-line By Edward Lewand For the past year I have noticed more and more people are buying and selling on the internet. Even my wife sells jewelry and miscellaneous items, everything from shoes and small “interesting” things (that I would have thrown out). She sells these items not for a lot, […]

Antique and Estate Jewelry; Its Time Has Come

Antique and Estate Jewelry; Its Time Has Come

Antique and Estate Jewelry; Its Time Has Come By Edward Lewand, GG, ASA, AAA Over the last few years, having an interest in antique and estate jewelry has become a new trend. This may be due to all the TV shows or because it is feel-good jewelry; grandma had the brooch or a great aunt […]

Ken’s Korner: New record price paid for colorless diamond

Ken’s Korner: New record price paid for colorless diamond

Ken’s Korner: New record price paid for colorless diamond News & Views From the World of Antiques & Collectibles By Ken Hall A new world auction record for a colorless diamond was set in May when a pear-shaped, 101.73-carat stone sold for a staggering $26.7 million at a Magnificent Jewels Auction held by Christie’s in […]

Russian St. Anne medal, $59,000, Kaminski Auctions

Russian St. Anne medal, $59,000, Kaminski Auctions

Russian St. Anne medal, $59,000, Kaminski Auctions Gavels n Paddles Recent Auction Results from Near and Far By Ken Hall A Russian St. Anne medal, enamel, with the red guilloche cross and openwork panels set with 106 rose cut diamonds, sold for $59,000 at a New Year’s Auction and décor auction premiere held December 29-30 […]