Tag Archives: Jewels

Mercury Glass: Encasing the Brilliance of Silver

Collection of seven antique mercury glass vessels selling for $750 at charish.com

Mercury glass is not all it is wrapped up to be as there is no actual mercury used in the encased silvered part of the glass, except during its first few years. While rumors abound regarding the danger of being poisoned when using tableware made with “mercury glass,” it is a myth that comes from […]

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Kashmir sapphire ring, $129,800, Michaan’s

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Kashmir sapphire ring, $129,800, Michaan’s

Gavels ’n’ Paddles: Kashmir sapphire ring, $129,800, Michaan’s Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World A-3.70 carat natural, certified sapphire stone in a deep royal blue hue, held in a diamond and platinum ring, sold for $129,800 at a Fine Furniture, Decorative Arts & Jewelry Auction held June 6 by Michaan’s Auctions in Alameda, […]

A Treasure Chest Filled with Gold and Jewels Waiting to be Found

A Treasure Chest Filled with Gold and Jewels Waiting to be Found

A Treasure Chest Filled with Gold and Jewels Waiting to be Found by Mike McLeod Perhaps you have heard the story of Forrest Fenn, the New Mexico millionaire who has hidden a treasure chest somewhere in the Rocky Mountains. The chest holds gold coins, gold nuggets, gold dust, Pre-Columbian animal figures, rubies, diamonds, hammered gold […]