Tag Archives: Kashmir

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, […]

Midnight in Paris: An Antique Textile Dealer's Passion

Midnight in Paris: An Antique Textile Dealer’s Passion – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – January 2012 By Frank Ames Before I begin my story about the Kashmir shawl, let me go back a few years and explain how this all began. It was 1972, Paris, my newly adopted home as a New Yorker, third-generation […]