Category: Auction News

Jewelry & watch auctions 2012

Herewith, the most important jewelry and watch auctions around the world, updated regularly as dates are announced and e-catalogs are posted. JANUARY January 10, 2012: Jewellery and Watches, Bonhams, Oxford, UK January 11, 2012: Jewellery, Bonhams London, Knightsbridge January 18,…

Elizabeth Taylor jewelry auction breaks five world records

Christie’s sale of Elizabeth Taylor’s famous jewels was anticipated to be the most important single-owner jewelry sale in a decade, but the results were staggering. Taylor’s jewelry went for $115,932,000 – the most ever paid for a private jewelry collection.…

Boivin and Belperron: bold, gem-laden geometry

In the heady world of Paris between the two world wars, Deco jewelry ruled – which made the bold jewels designed by Juliette Moutard of René Boivin and Suzanne Belperron stand out all the more. Christie’s Paris is offering three…

On the block this month

Summer is not peak auction time but Sotheby’s and Christie’s both have sales in London this month. Here are a few baubles you can bid on: For the complete auction line-up through the end of this year, check out our…