Bonhams to auction jewellery worth millions in celebration of coloured gems

In Bonhams’ upcoming Rare Jewels and Jadeite auction, the spotlight is focused on the beauty of coloured stones and is presented under the theme “The Jewels of the World Collection”. Apart from Burmese rubies, Colombian emeralds and Kashmir sapphires, all of which boast highly coveted provenances, gemstones from the far-flung corners of the gemmology world, … Read more Bonhams to auction jewellery worth millions in celebration of coloured gems

Mystery seller puts £500,000 clothing collection up for auction in Shropshire – with pictures

The only trouble is you have to be a size 40/42UK, or have size nine feet to buy anything. There are over 1,300 individual items in the Halls online auction, including 150 pairs of shoes, 80 jackets, 66 suits and over 80 pairs of jeans. Over half the entire collection is Gucci – the estimated … Read more Mystery seller puts £500,000 clothing collection up for auction in Shropshire – with pictures

Lee Mindel’s Extensive Design Collection Goes to Auction

Architect and designer Lee Mindel boasts an extensive collection of art and design objects, which was auctioned off in a sale at Phillips called “Light & Aerie: The Collection of Lee F. Mindel, FAIA.” The Interior Design Hall of Fame member is relocating from his New York City penthouse, where he has lived for over two … Read more Lee Mindel’s Extensive Design Collection Goes to Auction

Coloured gemstone spectacle at Bonhams’ HK auction

A wide array of coloured gemstone jewellery will go under the hammer at Bonhams’ Rare Jewels & Jadeite auction scheduled for November 30 at Admiralty in Hong Kong. Top-billing the sale is a rare sapphire and diamond ring by Mouawad, which has a pre-sale estimate of HK$6.8 million to HK$8.8 million (US$880,000 to US$1.1 million). … Read more Coloured gemstone spectacle at Bonhams’ HK auction